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Prescribing HCV Treatment in Prisons

Posted 23 May, 2018
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Queensland medical practitioners working in correctional centres can apply for accreditation to prescribe medication for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection (HCV) under the Section 100 (s100) Highly Specialised Drugs (HSD) Program.

Who can apply?

  • Medical practitioners (i.e. VMOs, SMOs) who complete, or have completed, an ASHM Hepatitis C New Treatments Course,
  • Medical practitioners who are able to demonstrate prior experience in the treatment of HCV.

There are no ongoing accreditation requirements.

For more information please contact Samantha Bolton from ASHM on samantha.bolton@ashm.org.au or 0403 502 407.


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