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Hepatitis C Community Clinic

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

The Hepatitis C Community Clinic offers a non-judgmental and confidential service to support people through testing, monitoring and treatment of those affected by Hepatitis C.

Programmes

Hepatitis C Community Clinic

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Clients may self refer or be referred by other services or health providers.

The clinic is open to anyone who has reason to believe they have been exposed to Hepatitis C and who wish to undertake testing and/or treatment.

Description

We are a FREE, confidential and non-judgemental service that provides hepatitis C testing, advice, information, support, referrals and treatment. 
We offer hepatitis C treatment onsite which includes further screening, assessment and FibroScan (assesses liver stiffness) for those seeking treatment.

People diagnosed with cirrhosis (severe liver scarring) are referred into specialist care at Christchurch Hospital.
As required, staff provide outreach to AOD and other mental health services within Christchurch city.

Hours

Under alert level 3 we are only providing telephone support and consultation, no face-to-face appointments.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Fees

There is no cost to the client to access Clinic services.

Staff

The clinic is staffed by a full time Hepatitis C Nurse Specialist, Specialist Hepatitis C Social Worker, part-time Community Nurses and a GP (3 hours per week).

Parking

There is some onsite parking available.

Contact Details

10 Washington Way
Sydenham
Christchurch
Canterbury 8011

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Street Address

10 Washington Way
Sydenham
Christchurch
Canterbury 8011

This page was last updated at 4:28PM on April 30, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Hepatitis C Community Clinic.