Hepatitis: Drugs

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 27th August 2021.

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Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much his Department has spent on Hepatitis C medicines in each of the last four years.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS England and NHS Improvement’s spending is as follows:

- 2020/21 - £63 million;

- 2019/20 - £63 million;

- 2018/19 - £86 million; and

- 2017/18 - £260 million.

The figure for 2017/18 pre-dates NHS England’s hepatitis C elimination tender in 2019.

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