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Our Hepatitis C Outreach Service, together with the existing services available at Austin Health, are working towards the Australian target to eliminate Hep C by 2030.
We provide quick and easy access to Hepatitis C treatment.
Curing your hep C clears the virus from your body.
Reduces liver inflammation and can help reverse liver scarring, preventing serious liver disease.
Removes the worry of passing it on to friends and family.
There are now a range of new hep C treatments available that:
We will offer you an appointment within 30 days of receiving your referral and the required blood test results.
Our Liver Nurse is ready to assist you through this process.
Please note: telehealth requires access to a device with video call capacity and sufficient data.
If you hold a Medicare card:
The medication script can be filled at a community pharmacy or at the Austin Pharmacy. Austin Pharmacy offer express post for a small delivery fee.
Referral can be made by you, your GP or other medical professionals.
To discuss access, treatment or make an appointment contact our Liver Nurse:
Clinical Nurse Consultant
Phone: 0481 909 741
Fax: (03) 9496 5883
Please use the Hepatitis C referral form.
Adult 18+ years, chronic hepatitis C, a detected Hepatitis C PCR, compensated cirrhosis
Please note: Treatment is not approved for use in pregnancy or during breastfeeding.
Decompensated cirrhosis or HIV co-infection: refer to Specialist Clinics