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Publication - Report

The Penrose Inquiry recommendation

Published: 2 Sep 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786523907

Short-life working group report on the Penrose Inquiry recommendation on infection of people with Hepatitis C from NHS treatment.

64 page PDF

1.1MB

64 page PDF

1.1MB

Contents
The Penrose Inquiry recommendation
7 Conclusion

64 page PDF

1.1MB

7 Conclusion

The SLWG recognises that Scotland has probably done more than any other country in addressing the challenges of Hepatitis C infection affecting both blood transfusion recipients and people predisposed to infection through other routes.

The SLWG, however, was determined that very considerable efforts should be made in ensuring that people at risk of infection through the transfusion route be offered an HCV test so that anyone infected can take full advantage of new, highly effective therapies.

The SLWG strongly and unanimously urges the Scottish Government to approve its three recommendations.


Contact

Email: Robert Girvan, robert.girvan@gov.scot