The British Medical Association (BMA) publishes advice for members, Testing for blood borne viruses BMA guidance for medical staff. This document can be found at: British Medical Association - BBV guidance. Password access is required.
The BMA Medical Students Committee has produced a downloadable document on Testing medical students for blood borne viruses: Information and guidance. Available from: British Medical Association. The Medical Students Committee represents medical student views on a working group, as set up by the Medical Schools Council, in order to develop an occupational BBV testing protocol for medical schools.
Additional information is published by the Royal College of General Practitioners. (2007). Guidance for the prevention, testing, treatment and management of hepatitis C in primary care (Includes appendices on: hepatitis A and B vaccination guidance, hepatitis B and HIV). Available at: Royal College of General Practitioners - Guidance for the prevention, testing, treatment and management of hepatitis C in primary care
General Practitioner related enquiries can be made directly via:
Royal College of General Practitioners
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Phone: 0845 456 4041