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Chief Executive of The Hepatitis C Trust

Charles Gore, a founding member of the charity, is considered a foremost authority on hepatitis C. He originally set up The Hepatitis C Trust in 2001 and is its Chief Executive.

  • Charles was the first President of the European Liver Patients Association in 2004 -2006 and has been the expert patient witness for two National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence technology appraisals.
  • He was a consultee to the Skipton Fund when it was first set up and was asked by the Department of Health to be a founding trustee of the Caxton Foundation, set up to administer discretionary payments to those who were infected with hepatitis C through the NHS
  • He was a consultee to the Scottish Government and to the Welsh Public Health Service for their respective Hepatitis C Action Plans and was a co-chair of one of the three working groups in the development of the Department of Health’s Liver Strategy
  • He has authored two reports auditing the National Health Service's implementation of the English Hepatitis C Action Plan and has co-authored a number of papers on the use of Interactive Health Communication Applications.
  • Charles has been the driving force behind establishing World Hepatitis Day and was elected President of the World Hepatitis Alliance, the umbrella organisation working with some 200 patient groups worldwide and set up to run World Hepatitis Day