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New patient management system part of hepatitis elimination strategy

A new patient management and registry system at the Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand promises huge benefits. The move means the foundation has completed...   Read More

Positive feedback from hepatitis conference

Last week’s national hepatitis nurses conference was a success, with 87 people attending to hear about the latest news and developments in the field....   Read More

The life of a hepatitis community nurse

Meet Becky Leong, one of our fabulous and hard-working hepatitis community nurses. Becky joined the Hepatitis Foundation a year ago and covers the east...   Read More

Hepatitis under the spotlight this month

A promotional campaign under way this month aims to help more people at risk from hepatitis B. Awareness of the virus is low nationally...   Read More

Conference to share hepatitis news, research, developments

A conference next month aims to keep New Zealand’s nurses and healthcare workers up to date with news and changes relating to hepatitis. The...   Read More

Treatment changes will make hepatitis B management easier 

Media release May 31, 2018  Pharmac has announced a decision to make treatments for viral hepatitis B more widely available from November 1, 2018. The changes mean Pharmac criteria...   Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Police at very low risk of hepatitis C infection from contact with public, Hepatitis Foundation say

Earlier this month Dunedin Police Officers were exposed to saliva from a person infected with hepatitis C, resulting in publicity claiming that the officers could become...   Read More

Hepatitis Foundation Nurses raise awareness at Porirua health event

Over the weekend Hepatitis Foundation Community Nurses Lynnaire and Jacqui attended Creekfest in Porirua to raise awareness and chat to people about viral Hepatitis. ...   Read More

Thousands of people living with Hepatitis C unaware a cure is in reach

Story originally published on Stuff. A Hepatitis C survivor says she has been forced to do the government’s work to ensure others with the potentially...   Read More

The summer edition of our Hep B Newsletter is out now!

In this newsletter you will read about detecting liver cancer through regular blood tests as well as how a fatty liver can affect people living...   Read More

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