The new Hepatitis C treatments are easy to take, have mimimal side effects and offer a greater than 95 per cent cure rate.
If you are covered by Medicare, all Hepatitis C medication and treatment through Austin Health is free of charge.
You can access Hepatitis C clinic appointments at:
Existing patients of our community mental health services at the Hawdon Street Community Clinic, Heidelberg (the North East Community Mental Health Service) can also access the Blood Borne Virus Screening Clinic based there. You can book for this clinic through your case manager, or through our liver nurses.
Phone or text: 0481 909 741
Fax: (03) 9496 2732
Any health professional can refer to the rapid access Hepatitis C treatment service - you do not have to be a GP. See our referral guidelines.