We welcome new prescribers. To take part in the Hepatitis B s100 Community Prescriber Program, GPs need to fulfil an initial accreditation process:
Complete an accredited hepatitis B prescriber training course, or apply for recognition of prior knowledge.
Access appropriate support from senior clinicians working in a designated liver clinic treatment unit in a public hospital, and access other clinic staff and services.
Complete an 'Application Form for HBV Prescribing', nominating at least one specialist to be linked with.
Be committed to ongoing HBV-specific continuing professional development (CPD)
For more information on how to become a prescriber in your jurisdiction, please contact us on HBVprescriber@ashm.org.au.
ASHM administers the Hepatitis B s100 Community Prescriber Program for:
ACT Health (see process)
NSW Ministry of Health (see process)
Northern Territory Government Department of Health (see CDC SHBBVU)
Department for Health and Ageing, Government of South Australia (see process)
Government of Western Australia Department of Health (see process)
Guidebook: Prescriber Manual
This guide contains information about the training, accreditation, and maintenance for community prescribers of s100 hepatitis B (HBV) antiviral drugs for the jurisdictions where ASHM has a formal accreditation arrangement with the respective health departments.