Hepatitis C in England. The Health Protection Annual Report 2007
2007's report provides an update on progress towards the Hepatitis C Action Plan. The number of newly diagnosed cases of hepatitis C infection in England in 2006 was 10% higher than in 2005, suggesting that diagnosis is increasing. Between 2002 and 2006 there has been an almost ten-fold increase in the number of hepatitis C tests carried out in specialist drug services. In addition, testing at GP surgeries has continued to remain high.
Department of Health’s Hepatitis C Awareness Campaign
2009 will see the relaunch of the Department of Health’s hepatitis C awareness campaign to help improve the detection and diagnosis of the virus, as there is effective treatment available to prevent progression to serious liver disease.
"Prof: The life of Sheila Sherlock – The Liver Queen"
A biography by Om P Sharma MD FRCP
A new biography of Dame Sheila Sherlock has been published. An order form and review by Professor Andrew Burroughs may be viewed below:
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