ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

This CME accredited Program was adapted for the United Kingdom by a local expert steering committee and in collaboration with local partners, including:

British Association for the Study of the Liver, British Liver Trust, British Viral Hepatitis Group, Change, Grow, Live (CGL), Hepatitis C Trust, Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology

Online modules cover: HCV epidemiology and prevention, HCV testing and diagnosis, HCV treatment, ongoing monitoring.

Highly interactive face-to-face workshops give participants an opportunity to put learning into practice. Facilitated by local experts in the field, the workshops are structured around real-life case studies giving attendees the skills to confidently diagnose patients and prescribe new HCV DAAs.

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OPEN ACCESS ONLINE LEARNING MODULES

WORKSHOPS

Highly interactive face-to-face workshops give participants an opportunity to put learning into practice. Facilitated by local experts in the field, the workshops are structured around real-life case studies giving attendees the skills to confidently manage patients with hepatitis C.

Workshops are free to attend and lunch and refreshments will be provided.

All workshops are accredited for CPD by the Royal College of General Practitioners and the Royal College of Nursing.

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  8 June 2018

 London

The Wesley Euston Hotel

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  12 June 2018

 Bristol

Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel

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  14 June 2018

 Edinburgh

The Balmoral Hotel

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  18 June 2018

 Manchester

Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

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  22 June 2018

 Birmingham

Hilton Garden Inn Brindleyplace

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STEERING COMMITTEE

  • Prof. John Dillon – Professor of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Ninewells Hospital, University of Dundee
  • Dr Ahmed Elsharkawy – Consultant Transplant Hepatologist, University Hospitals, Birmingham
  • Dr Ann Eriksen – Executive Lead Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Managed Care Network, NHS Tayside, Directorate of Public Health
  • A/Prof. Magdalena Harris – Associate Professor of Sociology, of Health The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Prof. Matt Hickman – Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology / Co-director of NIHR Health Protection Research Unit on Evaluation of Interventions, University of Bristol
  • Prof. Graham Foster – Professor of Hepatology, Queen Mary’s University of London
  • Mr Charles Gore – Chief Executive, Hepatitis C Trust
  • Prof. Sharon Hutchinson – Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Dr Sema Mandal – Medical Consultant, Epidemiologist and Viral Hepatitis Lead, PHE Colindale, Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department of the National Infection Service
  • Mr Danny Morris – RCGP Expert Lead Certificate in Harm Reduction, Health and Wellbeing for Substance Users, Royal College of General Practitioners
  • Dr Ewen Stewart – General Practitioner , Dalhousie Medical Practice
  • Ms Jan Tait – Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist in HCV, Ninewells Hospital
  • Dr Jeremy Thompson – General Practitioner, Yorkshire
  • Dr Andy Ustianowski – Consultant in Infectious Diseases, North Manchester General Hospital