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.
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:
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: