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BMA doctors' well-being resource webpage
'Eye of the needle' is a report on UK healthcare workers' occupational exposures to bloodborne viruses such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV. (Last updated Dec 2014)
Key data: Between 2004-2013, 4830 significant occupational exposures to a bloodborne virus were reported among healthcare workers in the UK. No HBV seroconversions have been reported. There have been 9 reported HCV seroconversions. No HIV seroconversions have been reported.
Guardian of Safe Working at St George's - Dr Sunil Dasan
Is HIV post-exposure prophylaxis required following occupational exposure to a source patient who is virologically suppressed on antiretroviral therapy? (Jan 2015)
Local HR policy on career breaks, sabbaticals and other forms of extended leave
Needlestick injuries and blood-borne viruses: decisions about testing adults who lack the capacity to consent
Guidance from the British Medical Association 2016
Occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) from the UK Chief Medical Officers' Expert Advisory Group on AIDS (EAGA)
Royal Medical Benevolent Fund
The RMBF provide financial support, money advice and information when it is most needed due to age, ill health, disability and bereavement.
St George's LIAiSE - the staff listening and signposting support service
LIAiSE is the staff advisory service, modelled on the PALS service. Karyn Richards-Wright is the LIAiSE Adviser and can be contacted by phone on 020 8725 4001, by mobile on 07775 020247 and by email on Link to INTRAnet page below
Trust intranet page for Occupational Health
Updated US Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis (Sept 2013)
The Vital Signs: A guide for doctors seeking help and advice
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