General Practitioners are now able to prescribe and manage the treatment of hepatitis C using direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) in consultation with a gastroenterologist, hepatologist or infectious diseases physician experienced in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection.
Skilled and experienced clinicians may initiate hepatitis C treatment using DAAs without consultation with a specialist.
Click above to see downloadable resources for prescribers from the PBS, GESA and ASHM. Includes: Treatment algorithm chart, treatment consensus statement, contact details for liver nurses and clinics, GP treatment plan and team care arrangements.
Click above to access electronic GP information pack. Includes links to drug interaction tool, patient resources and links to information on testing, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, pregnancy, children.