Resources for Clinicians

Guidelines

Clinical guidance for treating hepatitis C infection C virus infection: a summary wall chart for GPs, includes checklist for pre-treatment assessment and post-treatment monitoring

Australian Recommendations for the management of hepatitis C virus infection: a consensus statement August 2017

RACGP (AFP): A practical overview of the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C virus infection

Hepatitis Drug Interactions (University of Liverpool)

Tools

Pathways to liver assessment chart download

APRI (AST to platelet ratio index) calculator

For Victorian medical practitioners, hepatitis C notification form 

Factsheets

Hepatitis C management and support for general practitioners - frequently asked questions: Department of Health and Human Services, Victorian Government

New hepatitis C treatment factsheet from the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO)

Hepatitis C re-infection factsheet

Training

An online training module designed to educate GPs on how to assess patients with hepatitis C prior to initiating treatment and assist with the selection of an appropriate direct-acting antiviral (DAA) agent: Curing Hepatitis C: Your role as a GP by PHN Victorian Alliance
An online training module providing training in diagnosis, treatment and ongoing management of people living with chronic hepatitis C infection: NPS MedicineWise: Managing hepatitis C in primary care 
Hepatitis Victoria Hep Ready Essential Course
Victorian Viral Hepatitis Educator, free training for health professionals - please contact Gabrielle Bennett, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne (t: +61 3 9231 3586  | mobile:  0407865140) 
For up-to-date listing of training events, visit the Victorian HIV and Hepatitis Integrated Training and Learning or the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine website

National organisations

Hepatitis Australia

Gastroenterological Society of Australia

ASHM - Hepatitis C 

Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League

Australian Society for Infectious Diseases

Victorian community organisations

Living Positive Victoria (a not-for-profit community based organisation representing all people living with HIV in Victoria)- A resource for HIV/Hep C co-infection

Harm Reduction Victoria (a not-for-profit community based organisation which aims to educate, support and advocate on behalf of people who inject drugs)

Victorian AIDS Council