NI Elimination Plan for Hepatitis C Workshop

19th March 2020 Tullyglass Hotel Ballymena

9.00 - 09.30

Registration and Tea/Coffee/Scones

09.30-11.00

Session 1

Hepatitis C elimination in Northern Ireland – the story so far

Welcome and Introduction, Dr Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer

Experts by experience

Dr Neil McDougall, Clinical Lead of the Hepatitis B and C Network and Consultant Hepatologist, BHSCT

 

Awards for excellence in Hep C prevention, testing and/or treatment

 

11.00-11.30

Coffee break

11.30-12.30

Session 2

Hepatitis C elimination in England – progress, barriers, challenges and innovations

 

Prof Graham Foster, National Clinical Chair for the Hepatitis C Delivery Networks in England,

Professor of Hepatology, Queen Mary University of London; clinical lead for hepatology, Barts Health

 

12.30-13.30

Lunch

13.30-16.00

Session 3

Development of the 2020-2025 Hep C action plan

Workshops

16.15

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