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Nurse GP Project (2 year contract)

HepatitisWA has a unique opportunity to employ a motivated and enthusiastic person to head up a new GP Project that will be working towards the elimination of hepatitis C in Western Australia. The Project is for a 2 year period and is currently being offered at 60...

Viral Hepatitis 11th Australasian Conference: 13 – 15th August 2018

Theme - No one left behind: We are in an exciting time. We have the opportunity to impact viral hepatitis in a way never before possible. However, as with every great endeavour, there is the risk that some people will miss the opportunities afforded by recent advances...

Tattoos: Trendy, edgy, artsy… risky?

Most people may not consider getting a tattoo to be a risky behaviour in relation to blood-borne viruses - trendy, edgy or artsy yes, but few consider it to be risky. In most cases tattooing is actually safe. If you have money and can go to a registered parlour, there...

Spotlight on New Hepatitis C Medicines

As of the 1st of March the new hepatitis C medicines are available to the community through the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme (PBS). This is welcome news for people living with and affected by hepatitis C, and the general community. Congratulations to Health Minister...

New Hep C Medicines Available on the PBS from March 2016

On the 20th December 2015 Health Minister, Hon Sussan Ley announced that the new hepatitis C treatments will be available on the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme from the 1st of March 2016. Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help provide an accurate...