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Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B : localised Hunter New England HealthPathways live now!

Please consult HealthPathways for up-to-date advice on patient management and referral pathways for active treatment.  If logon details for HP required, please contact aimed site administrator -jferguson@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au Dr Josh Davis from Newcastle also provided these updates on viral hepatitis with clear messages for general practice – a good starting point. Excerpt from Hepatitis C pathway:  General practitioners […]

Hepatitis C infection – the coming revolution

Special Guest post from Dr Joshua Davis, Senior Staff Specialist Infectious Diseases: We are on the cusp of a revolution in the way we treat Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection. HCV matters, as it is common (about 1.5% of Australian adults are infected), and 20-30% of those infected end up with cirrhosis or liver cancer […]