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Hepatitis C Community Clinic

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Not provided

This practice is not currently providing COVID-19 testing. Please refer to a list of other testing services available.

Description

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

Programmes

Hepatitis C Community Clinic

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

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.

Staff

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

Charges

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

Hours

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Wed9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Thu10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Fri9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

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 1:34PM on March 31, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Hepatitis C Community Clinic.