The LJWG 2021 Virtual Annual Conference Series
The 2021 LJWG virtual annual conference was held over the course of three themed online events: 25th February, 1st March and 4th March 2021. The events brought together many hundreds of people working on hepatitis C care including hepatologists, drugs service staff, peer support workers, commissioners, public health specialists, nurses, pharmacists and others to discuss how London can achieve its ambition of eliminating hepatitis C. With speakers from the Greater London Authority, Institute of Global Health, NHS England, Public Health England, NHS Substance Misuse Provider Alliance, the Hepatitis C Trust and many others, the events provided a fantastic space for both challenge and solution-finding.
2021 SLIDES AND VIDEOS
Our full agenda can be found here.
Please follow the links for videos and slides of the talks:
- Day 1: Eliminating hepatitis C in London: Updates and next steps. The day featured talks which you can watch here by Dr Tom Coffey, Mark Gillyon-Powell and Rachel Halford. There followed a Q&A with London’s ODN leads which you can watch here, including Prof Ahsley Brown, Dr Doug Macdonald, Prof Graham Foster, Dr Dan Forton, Dr Kosh Agarwal.
- Day 2: Addressing blood-borne viruses across London. The full event can be viewed here, including talks from Sadiq Khan, Vicky Hobart, Cary James, Dr Al Story, Dr Emily Phipps and Imran Shaukat.
- Day 3: Discussion: Preventing hepatitis C transmission and reducing reinfection. The final event was held as a meeting and split into breakout rooms to encourage solution-finding among participants. Speakers included Mark Gillyon-Powell, Stuart Smith, Dr Emily Phipps, Tracey Kemp, Gaynor Driscoll, Rosanna O’Connor and Steve Taylor. You can watch the following parts of the session: the initial presentations, the Q&A and final reflections.