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Hepatitis C treatment

Hepatitis C treatment

We provide quick and easy access to our Hepatitis C service. Treatment is simple and effective with a cure rate of 95%.

About us

Our Hepatitis C Outreach Service, together with the existing services available at Austin Hospital, are working towards the Australian Government target to eliminate Hep C by 2030.

We provide quick and easy access to Hepatitis C treatment in line with the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmation for all peoples.

We also service regional communities including Wallan and Kyneton.

Our services

We provide:

  • quick and easy access to Hepatitis C treatment
  • face-to-face or telephone appointments.

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.

Medicare card holders

If you hold a Medicare card:

  • appointments are bulk billed
  • pathology is bulk billed (Medicare criteria apply)
  • only the dispensing fee is charged (reduced for Healthcare Card) for medication.

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.

Referrals

For patients

You do not need a referral from your GP, specialist or health practitioner to access this service. 

To discuss access, treatment or make an appointment contact our Liver Nurse:

Sam Dickson
Clinical Nurse Consultant
Phone: 0481 909 741
Fax: (03) 9496 2732
Email: livernurses@austin.org.au

For health professionals

Any health professional can refer to our Hepatitis C treatment service - you do not need to be a GP. Please use the Hepatitis C referral form.