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Nurse Practitioner (s100) Prescribing Change

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Hepatitis Australia, 3 April 2020 Hepatitis Australia warmly welcomes recent changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) allowing authorised Nurse Practitioners to prescribe hepatitis B and hepatitis C medicines under the Highly Specialised Drugs (s100) Program. Both hepatitis B and hepatitis C are under-treated and without improvement in a range of areas Australia risks falling short of...

Information about TRUVADA and ATRIPLA delisting

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Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO), March 30th 2020 From 1 April 2020 Truvada for HIV treatment and for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) will no longer be available through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). There are alternatives to Truvada for PrEP in Australia. Community members eligible for PrEP can access generic versions of Truvada supplied by Apotex, Mylan and Lupin...

HIV PrEP update & HIV prescriber update in Adelaide

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ASHM, October 2018 HIV PrEP Update for GPs and Practice Nurses This training will provide GPs, Nurses, and Health Professionals working in primary care an update on strategies available for the prevention of HIV transmission, focusing on prevention particularly pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). – Date Tuesday, 23 October 2018 – Venue Mercure Grosvenor, 125 North Terrace, Adelaide SA...

HIV PrEP available on PBS in Australia from 1 April / Links to Clinical Resources

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Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM), 21 March 2018 ASHM congratulates the Federal Health Minister, the Hon. Greg Hunt’s announcement of a landmark in HIV prevention to approve HIV-prevention drugs – tenofovir with emtricitabine, known as PrEP – on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme from 1 April, thereby providing broader access for any doctor or general...

2 Day HIV s100 Prescriber Course in Adelaide

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ASHM, October 2016 Upon successful completion of this training and the associated case assessment, medical practitioners may apply to the relevant State Department of health for authority to prescribe section 100 drugs for the management of HIV in Australia. Please note that the Introduction to HIV Care for General Practitioners is a pre-requisite for this course. This is an online course and you...

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