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1 week 2 days ago
An investigation by the Pharmaceutical Journal has found that less than one in ten pharmacies in England have registered to deliver the new Hepatitis C Antibody Testing Service in its first year.
3 weeks 3 days ago
In this interview, the third of our #PeerSupportMeans series, Lee Devereux, who has been manager of the South Region Prisons team since 2019, talks about the importance of peer support in the criminal justice system. What was your role before you started working with The Hepatitis C Trust?
1 month 3 days ago
Northern Ireland Health Minister Robin Swann has announced new payments to beneficiaries of the Northern Ireland Infected Blood Payment Scheme.
1 month 2 weeks ago
Last week, the Scottish Government published its recovery plan for sexual health and blood-borne virus (SHBBV) services, including hepatitis C services. The plan recognises the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on services and the people who use them and sets out a series of recommendations to re-establish SHBBV services across Scotland.
1 month 4 weeks ago
As we previously reported, the 27th July was a difficult, prickly and unproductive first day of questioning, the majority of which was taken up with Lord Clarke getting frustrated and irritated about the “point” of the questions he felt were unnecessarily being directed to him: “I was never the minister directly responsible for blood products … I was never asked to take a decision on blood products … I never intervened to take a decision on
2 months 22 hours ago
Archie with former Public Health Minister Steve Brine.  Archie Christian is the National Training and Volunteer Manager at The Hepatitis C Trust. In this blog for our #PeerSupportMeans series, Archie talks about his work training volunteers to act as peers to dispel the stigma around hepatitis C and support others to get tested and treated.
2 months 23 hours ago
The atmosphere in today’s hearing was tense and nervous from the start, even with Counsel Jenni Richards QC asking straightforward, introductory and general questions of Lord Clarke about his various roles in government, specifically from 1982 – 1985 as Health Minister and later as Health Secretary, from 1988 to 1990. 
2 months 1 day ago
The Hepatitis C Trust’s staff and volunteers will be taking part in activity across the UK tomorrow to make this World Hepatitis Day the biggest yet. As part of the 2021 World Hepatitis Day, which takes place on 28th July every year, The Hepatitis C Trust will be involved in almost 200 events across the country.
2 months 1 day ago
A range of leading UK politicians have partnered with The Hepatitis C Trust to express their support for this year's World Hepatitis Day (28th July). Public Health Minister Jo Churchill, Scottish Public Health Minister Maree Todd and First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford have each reiterated their Governments' commitment to achieving the elimination of hepatitis C, while opposition politicians have highlighted the action needed to ensure elimination is achieved.  The full statements can be read below:
2 months 3 days ago
The Hepatitis C Trust and partners have successfully completed the World Hepatitis Day 2021 ‘round the world’ challenge with time to spare. The challenge was curated by the Trust and involved staff, volunteers and representatives from partner organisations getting physically active in creative ways to collectively make their way around the equivalent difference to the circumference of the Earth.