Prescribing HCV Treatment in Prisons

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 or 0403 502 407.