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Hepatitis: Health Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 62368, tabled on 22 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people commenced treatment for hepatitis C in the financial year 2019-20, by operational delivery network area.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

9 July 2020

Public Health England publishes information on the numbers of individuals accessing hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment in their annual hepatitis C reports.

Data for the 2019-20 financial year for England are not yet available. The latest available data for 2018/19 financial year show that 11,756 people were reported to have accessed HCV treatment in England that year. The 2018/19 data can be viewed at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hepatitis-c-in-the-uk

Treatment data by operational delivery network area are available for the 2016/17 and 2017/18 financial years in the Hepatitis C Operation Deliver Network Profile Tool available at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hepatitis-c-commissioning-template-for-estimating-disease-prevalence

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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