Hepatitis B contacts example letter

Author: Ann Gregory, Practice Nurse, Page Medical Centre

Published Date: March 2014

Date to Review: September 2024

Description: This an example letter regarding Hepatitis B, please see below.

Example letter regarding Hep B Contacts

Dear Doctor/Nurse

(Insert name of patient), a patient registered at Page Hall Medical Centre has given consent to contact you regarding their diagnosis of active Hepatitis B infection.

The patient has household contacts who are registered at your practice. These contacts are: (insert name(s)).

Guidance from the DOH Green Book states that all household contacts of patients with Hepatitis B should be tested and then if required, vaccinated against Hepatitis B.

We would be grateful if you would arrange for this to be done for your registered patients.

Best Wishes

Ann Gregory

Practice Nurse