The event featured speakers on Find and Treat services, nursing communicable disease in prison, as well as policy information and targeted practical advice on treating Tuberculosis, HIV, Hepatitis C, and improving Flu Immunisation in hard to reach groups.

The QNI also launched its Health Assessment Tool which has been designed to help nurses during assessments of the health of homeless people, and to promote the best standard of care.

National Perpective:

Case Studies:


Additional Resources:

Hepatitis C in the UK, PHE

Increased uptake and new therapies are needed to avert rising hepatitis C-related end stage liver disease in England: modelling the predicted impact of treatment under different scenarios.

S1 High Levels of Latent TB Infection, Blood Borne Viruses and Unmet Need Among Hard to Reach Groups in London: The TB Reach Study

Prison Health in Scotland (2012)

International Journal of Prisoner Health

RCGP E-module on hepatitis B and C:

Prison liver health resources:

‘Before you ink, think’ community tattoo film:

WEDINOS drug analysis and harm reduction advice:                                            

WHO Global Tuberculosis report

Tuberculosis in the UK 2014

Health Development Agency: Homelessness, Smoking and Health. Health Development Agency; 2004 nicemedia/documents/homelessness_smoking.pdf

Tuberculosis: identification and management in under-served groups

Department of Health. Healthcare for Single Homeless People, 2010.

Public Health England. HIV in the United Kingdom: 2014 Report.

Public health Functions to be exercised by NHS England, Service specification No. 13; Seasonal influenza immunisation programme (2013) Public Health England. Https://

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