Workshop webinar: Hepatitis C in the justice system - going beyond prisons


29 Oct 2020 by HCV Action
This is a recording of a webinar covering initiatives to test and treat people for hepatitis C in contact with the justice system in England, held on the 23rd October 2020. Previous events and initiatives in this area have aimed to support people in prisons. Whilst this is important and continues, this webinar focused on new initiatives for people in contact with other areas of the justice system, such as probation services. The webinar featured 3 talks: Overview of projects planned in probation services – Georgia Threadgold, Improvement & Delivery Manager – Hepatitis C Elimination, NHS England The Hepatitis C Trust prison to community peer project – Colin Lawton, Northern Regional Lead (Prison) and Carrie Richardson, Northern Regional Lead (Community), The Hepatitis C Trust Probation service perspective on hepatitis – Mary Kelly, Acting Head of South East Lancashire cluster, National Probation Service/HMPPS After these talks, attendees went into breakout groups to discuss work in the justice system in more detail. This recording covers the breakout group leaders feeding back the highlights of these discussions.
North East, UK