National Clinical Guidelines for the treatment of HCV in adults

Publication Date: 05 June 2018

HCV is a blood borne virus leading to cirrhosis of the liver and hepatocellular carcinoma, it affects up to 1% of the Scottish population. The Scottish government under the HCV action plan and succeeded by the sexual health and blood borne virus strategic framework have provided a world leading structure for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of HCV. Rapid advances in HCV therapeutics have led to an array of anti-HCV drugs that now offer cure to more than 90% of those infected with HCV.

Resource information

Publisher:
NHS National Services Scotland,Health Improvement Scotland
Author:
Prof. John F Dillon, Prof P Hayes, Dr S Barclay, Dr R Fox and Dr A Fraser
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance