Blood-Borne Virus Screening

Published on: 17th November 2016 | Updated on: 15th March 2022

Examples of this service that have been commissioned locally are available on the Community Pharmacy England online services database.

Tools and publications which may be useful to support the commissioning of this service can be found on the Service development tools and publications hub.

Related resources

Community Pharmacy England Services Case Studies Hub

Community Pharmacy England Think Pharmacy prospectus: Blood-borne virus screening (June 2019)

Public Health England – Pharmacy offer for sexual health, reproductive health and HIV (March 2019)

Service case study: Hep C testing pilot for socially isolated group gains ministerial support (May 2018)

Presentation at the Pharmacy Show: HIV POCT delivered by Cumbrian community pharmacies – Dr Matt Phillips and Lynn McFarlane (October 2017) (If prompted, password is: pharmacy17)

Public Health England & Royal Society for Public Health – Everyday interactions (June 2017)

This resource aims to support healthcare professionals to record what they ‘do’ in their interactions with individuals to demonstrate impact on public health priorities.

Service case study: HIV testing being offered in Cumbrian pharmacies (December 2016)

Public Health England – Case study: Using community pharmacists to provide HIV testing in Cumbria (December 2016)

Presentation at the Pharmacy Show: BBV testing in community pharmacies – An integrated approach – Kevin Noble (Sept 2016) (If prompted, password is: pharmacy16)

Service case study: Community pharmacy teams’ pivotal role in integrated hepatitis C care pathway (August 2016)

Pinnacle Health/PharmOutcomes Flash Card on Dry Blood Spot Testing (Jan 2014) (for LPC use in discussions with commissioners). Hard copies of the flash card can be obtained by emailing

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