Protecting health care workers and patients from Hepatitis B

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Wednesday 18th August 1993

This circular includes guidance to cover procedures for ensuring that health care workers who may be at risk of acquiring hepatitis B from a patient are protected by immunisation; and for protecting patients against the risk of acquiring hepatitis B from an infected health care worker.

This circular includes guidance to cover procedures for ensuring that health care workers who may be at risk of acquiring hepatitis B from a patient are protected by immunisation; and for protecting patients against the risk of acquiring hepatitis B from an infected health care worker.