Latest Hep C Treatment Guidelines Released
#OctoberIs4Livers - Liver Cancer Awareness Month
#OctoberIs4Livers is a global campaign to raise awareness of liver cancer and Hepatitis Queensland is…Read Article
What are the barriers stopping someone getting tested for hepatitis C?
Since the introduction of direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) in 2016,…Read Article
Hepatitis C testing: Who do we need to test?
Nationally there has been a push to increase the number of people who are being…Read Article
Updated in September 2018, this reference tool is invaluable for health professionals involved in the management and treatment of hepatitis C.
Important updates in the latest version include:
- New treatment options
- Simplified recommendations for on-treatment monitoring during DAA therapy
- New recommendations for the management of non-responders to DAA therapy
- New recommendations for the management of HCV in the setting of renal impairment
The updated also means a new checklist wall chart for GPs and health professionals plus a revised remote consultation form. The wall chart summarises clinical guidance for treating Hepatitis C virus infection with a checklist for pre-treatment assessment of people with Hepatitis C virus infection.
View the updated documents here