REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways

Viral Hepatitis

Checked: 11-12-2017 by Rob.Adams Next Review: 11-12-2018

Principals of Management

Clinical Knowledge Summaries has advice on diagnosis and management of:

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C

Prior to referral the following investigations are appropriate:

Hep B surface antigen (and Hep e antigen if positive)

Hep C antibody (and Hep C RNA if positive)

FBC, INR, UE, LFT, HbA1c, HIV screen

Referral

UBHT have a viral hepatology clinic available via e-referral and accept referrals for patients with hepatitis B or C.

NBT has a general hepatology clinic available via e-referral and accept referral for patients with confirmed viral hepatitis. They also have a Hot Clinic for patients needing an urgent opinion. Click on link for details.