To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of including hepatitis C in the Public Health England Public Health Outcomes Framework.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
9 July 2020
During 2018/19 Public Health England undertook a review of all the indicators within the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF). A consultation on the proposed changes to the PHOF ran between 21 January 2019 to 22 February 2019. The response to this consultation informed the final changes to the indicators within the PHOF. The results of the consultation are available at the following link:
The PHOF is due for review every three years and hepatitis C, along with other policy areas, could be considered during the next refresh.