Summary report: Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on HCV testing


30 Oct 2020 by HCV Action
This is the written summary of a webinar held on 8th October on mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on HCV testing. The first part of the webinar consisted of three presentations: Overview of testing, before and after COVID-19 - Helen Hampton, Lead Clinical Nurse for Blood Borne Virus, We Are With You; Outreach testing during the COVID-19 lockdown - Julian Surey, Find and Treat Team; and Postal testing or self-testing - Tracey Kemp, National Hepatitis C Strategy Lead, Change Grow Live After a Q&A with the speakers, the audience went into breakout groups to discuss these types of testing in more detail. After this the leaders of each group fed back and summarised their group's discussion.
UK, England