Hepatitis: Drugs

Department of Health written question – answered on 27th April 2016.

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Photo of Lord Mancroft Lord Mancroft Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether NHS England's decision to treat 10,000 hepatitis C patients represents a cap on the number of patients the NHS can treat in 2016–17.

Photo of Lord Prior of Brampton Lord Prior of Brampton The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health

NHS England’s approach paces the roll-out of hepatitis C treatment in accordance with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommendation for prioritisation and the modelling assumptions which informed the NICE recommendations.

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