NHS Elimination Program - United Kingdom (National program)
Health outcomes additional info
Please see publications attached.
Performance target additional info
Reality is that elimination will have occurred when the NHS operational delivery indicates elimination has occurred. However Public Health England does monitor prevalence and incidence of hepatitis C. Unfortunately there is less surveillance data available for hepatitis B and hepatitis c infection.
Data is available through recent publications at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/798270/HCV_in-England_2019.pdf and in the UK.
Summary and objectives
The national HCV elimination program was started in 2015 with the goal of elimination by 2030. No national focus on HBV elimination.
Read more here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hepatitis-c-in-the-uk
Key challenges: Running out of money; case finding