This report provides a summary of the good practice hepatitis C roadshow held by HCV Action and Public Health England in Cambridge on 9th May 2017. The roadshow was aimed at sharing good practice around hepatitis C and instigating local action to address the virus. The report includes summaries of the talks and workshops held on the day, as well as attendees' pledges for taking further action on hepatitis C.
HCV Action and PHE hepatitis C roadshow in Cambridge: Presentations
On 9th May 2017, HCV Action and Public Health England (PHE) staged a hepatitis C good practice roadshow in Cambridge. The event was designed to showcase and share best practice in the prevention, diagnosis, testing and treatment of hepatitis C, and identify specific issues and potential solutions for tackling hepatitis C in Cambridge and the wider east of England region. The roadshow featured a range of presentations from relevant experts and health professionals, including Dr Jorg Hoffmann (Deputy Director Health Protection, East of England, Public Health England); Dr Mark Reacher (Regional Epidemiologist, East of England, Public Health England); Dr Will Gelson (Operational Delivery Network Clinical Lead, Eastern Hepatitis Network); and Dr Geraldine Linehan (Regional Director of Specialised Commissioning, NHS England). These slides are taken from the day's presentations, as well as from the three afternoon workshops, and provide a host of relevant information for anyone concerned with tackling hepatitis C at both a local or national level.