Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Margaret Hellard

MBBS, FRACP, FAFPHM, PhD, is Head, Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria.

A survey of hepatitis C management by Victorian GPs after PBS-listing of direct-acting antiviral therapy

Approximately 230,000 Australians are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) but prior to 2016, less than 2% were treated and cured annually1,2 Barriers to HCV treatment included prolonged...

The Victorian hepatitis C education program for GPs An evaluation

An evaluation of a Victorian hepatitis C virus (HCV) education program for general practitioners conducted in 2005–2006 randomly surveyed 1000 Victorian GPs about key areas of HCV management.

Knowledge and practices of chronic hepatitis B virus testing by general practitioners in Victoria, Australia, 2014–15

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection causes significant morbidity and mortality globally, with nearly 700,000 estimated attributable deaths in 2013.1 This occurs despite the availability of effective...


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