gastroenterology
Infections

Nurse practitioners can prescribe DAAs for hepatitis C

In another step forward to help meet WHO hepatitis C elimination targets by 2030, authorised Nurse Practitioners (NPs) can now prescribe direct-acting antivirals under the Section 100 Highly Specialised Drugs (HSD) program. The change, effective from 1 April, also allows NPs to prescribe hepatitis B and HIV medicines. “Enabling NPs to be eligible to prescribe ...

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