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Hepatitis NSW

Hepatitis NSW provides information and education about hepatitis B and C. The organisation works with anyone affected by or at risk of hep B or C and people in the hepatitis workforce.

Hepatitis NSW is a not-for-profit charity started by the hepatitis community and funded by the Ministry of Health. The organisation informs, supports and educates about hepatitis B and hepatitis C to prevent transmission, improve services, and increase knowledge about treatment and cure.

Hepatitis NSW advocates with and for all people affected by hepatitis B or hepatitis C. It partners with other organisations and works with their communities to improve the lives of people affected by hepatitis B or hepatitis C.

Vision and mission

Hepatitis NSW’s vision is a world free of viral hepatitis.

The organisation works to improve the health and well-being of affected people and communities, and to help people get cured of hep C and tested and treated for hep B.

How Hepatitis NSW can help

Hepatitis NSW offers a range of support services, printed and online resources and education and training, working with and for anyone affected by or working with people affected by hep B or C.

Information lines

Hepatitis Infoline is a NSW-wide information and support service for people affected by viral hepatitis. It is free, confidential, and non-judgemental.

  • Call 1800 803 990 or go to hep.org.au to live chat online Mon, Tue, Wed and Fri from 9am to 5pm, Thurs from 1pm to 5pm AEST

Programs

Hep C peer support: Hep Connect is designed to provide additional support to anyone in the community who is about to commence or is on hep C treatment.

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Last reviewed: December 2019

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Alcohol & Your Liver | Liver Damage & Effects of Alcohol | Hepatitis NSW

When you drink alcohol, your liver has to process it. Learn how alcohol affects your liver health, symptoms of liver damage & support services here.

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Hepatitis C FAQs | Facts & Information About Hep C | Hepatitis NSW

Have a question about hepatitis C? Browse our FAQs for facts & information about hep C transmission, symptoms, disclosure, the testing window period & more.

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Family Planning | Hep B Vaccines For Babies | Hepatitis NSW

Hep B patients can have a baby. If your partner is vaccinated for hep B, they won't be infected. Read more about hep B, pregnancy & vaccines for babies here.

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What Causes Liver Damage & Disease? | Hep C & Liver Health | Hepatitis NSW

Liver damage & disease is caused by viral infections, as well as certain dietary & lifestyle habits. Learn about what causes liver damage & disease here.

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Hep C & You | Hep C Health Information & Support | Hepatitis NSW

Did you know hep C is now curable? If you are about to test or start treatment for hepatitis C, learn all you need to know about how hep C may affect you here.

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Hep B Stories | Living With Hepatitis B | Hepatitis NSW

Hepatitis NSW supports young people to create videos about peoples experiences with hep B. Watch these stories & learn more about living with hep B here.

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Hep B Treatment & Monitoring | How To Treat Hep B? | Hepatitis NSW

Hep B is a manageable condition with treatment & monitoring. It is critical to see your doctor for regular liver checks. Read more about how to treat hep B here.

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Signs & Symptoms of Liver Damage or Disease | Liver Health | Hepatitis NSW

Symptoms of liver damage & disease vary from person to person. If you’re concerned about symptoms of liver problems, we tell you all you need to know here.

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What is cirrhosis? Liver cirrhosis and hep C - Hepatitis NSW

What is cirrhosis? Cirrhosis is scar tissue in the liver (caused by inflammation of liver cells). The scar tissue reduces blood flow through the liver.

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What is Hepatitis C? | Symptoms & Signs | Hepatitis NSW

Hep C is an easily-cured liver infection, caused by the hepatitis C virus. Learn more about possible symptoms, risks & how to stay hep C free here.

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