NSW Hepatitis C Remote Prescribing Program
The NSW Hepatitis C Remote Prescribing Program was established in November 2020 to facilitate linkages between nurses who perform the patient assessment and medical practitioners/nurse practitioners who initiate hepatitis C treatment. The program aims to increase access to hepatitis C treatment in NSW in regional areas and other settings where treatment may be limited.
Further information about the program is available in the overview HERE.
Download the Remote Prescribing Pathway HERE. This flowchart summarises the roles of the participating nurses (referrers) and medical/nurse practitioners (prescribers).
Download the program’s specifically tailored Remote Consultation Request for Initiation of Hepatitis C Treatment Form HERE.
ASHM communicates regularly with participating nurses and medical/nurse practitioners and monitors the program uptake. This program is supported by NSW Ministry of Health. To find out more information or join the program, please email NSWLinkages@ashm.org.au.