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Health Topic:   Respiratory
Guidance:   Tuberculosis
Description:   The summary of the published clinical guideline on Tuberculosis. It links to the published guidance and key documents.

NICE implementation uptake reports

Implementation uptake report Assessment Published Date Coverage

External literature

External literature Assessment Coverage

Healy M et al (2011) Outcome of Port Health referrals for new entrant screening for tuberculosis in the United Kingdom European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Conference Abstract Number: P2046

Description: An audit of Port health referrals to a UK general district hospital tuberculosis (TB) service was conducted against NICE guidance. All port health referrals to the TB service in 2009 were identified and data was extracted from the patient notes. In total 202 referrals were received from Port Health in 2009. The assessment of referrals for new entrant screening for TB was in compliance with NICE guidance in 104 (98%) cases.

Practice appears to be in line with guidance Local

Public Health England (2013) HIV in the United Kingdom: 2013 Report

Description: This report presents statistics on prevalence, testing, and quality of care for people living with HIV in the United Kingdom in 2012. Findings include that the number of HIV tests performed in sexual health services in England increased to 900,000 in 2012; and new diagnosis of HIV among men who have sex with men continued to rise and reached 3,250 in 2012, reflecting both on-going high levels of HIV transmission and an increase in HIV testing.

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