Upcoming events

On Tuesday 6th October 2020, HCV Action will be hosting a National ODN Stakeholder Webinar Event, in partnership with the British Viral Hepatitis Group. The event will feature presentations on a range of topics of relevance to ODNs, focusing particularly on overcoming the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.

The agenda for the event (subject to change) can be seen below:

13.30: Welcome

Professor Guruprasad Aithal, President, British Association for the Study of the Liver

13.40: National perspective

Professor Graham Foster, National Clinical Lead for ODNs, NHS England

Mark Gillyon-Powell, Head of Programme – HCV Elimination, NHS England/NHS Improvement

14.00: The hepatitis C dashboard: Measuring progressing towards elimination

Dr Ruth Simmonds, Epidemiologist, Public Health England

14.20: ODN perspective on progress towards elimination

Dr Fiona Gordon, ODN Clinical Lead, Bristol & Severn ODN

14.40: Patient perspective


14.55: Q&A

All above speakers (Chaired by Dr Mark Aldersley, Chair, British Viral Hepatitis Group and Clinical Lead, West Yorkshire ODN)

15.20: Break

15.30: Elimination initiatives update – Gilead Sciences

15.50: Elimination initiatives update – MSD

16.10: Elimination initiatives update – AbbVie

16.30: Q&A

All of above speakers (Chaired by Dr Stephen Ryder, Chair, HCV Action and Clinical Lead, Nottingham ODN)

16.55: Meeting summary and close

Professor Guruprasad Aithal, President, British Association for the Study of the Liver

This half-day event will be followed by a series of more interactive online workshops focused on particular issues of relevance to hepatitis C services. Attendees will be able to register for these separately and details will be published soon.

You can register to attend the National ODN Stakeholder Webinar Event here. 

Event date: 
06 Oct 2020
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