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Blood-borne virus opt-out testing in prisons summary report 2017

Summary of engagement event in November 2017, reviewing lessons learnt from the implementation of opt-out testing for blood-borne viruses in prisons in England.


National engagement event for blood-borne virus (BBV) opt-out testing in prisons in England, 2017 summary

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The blood-borne virus (BBV) opt-out engagement event was led by Public Health England (PHE) working in partnership with NHS England and HMPPS to promote the final implementation stage of BBV opt-out testing for consenting eligible adults in prisons in England. The main aim of the meeting was to share lessons learnt from the early phases of BBV opt-out testing implementation in prisons in England and promote good practice in the final stages of implementation.

Published 23 May 2018