The Hepatitis Foundation no longer operates a Hepatitis C Follow-up Programme as patient services are now managed by regional DHBs (District Health Boards). Patients can still contact the Foundation on 0800 33 20 10 if they need someone to talk to.
Important: While the Foundation no longer operates a Hepatitis C Follow-up Programme, we still operate a Hepatitis B Follow-up Programme.
All Fibroscan referrals should be made through your health pathway.
Patient monitoring and follow-up in the Midlands region (BoP, Waikato, Taranaki, Lakes, Tairawhiti) is now managed by Waikato DHB. If patients have any questions about their Fibroscan appointment they can call Kathryn on 07 839 8899 ext: 96289.
In the Central region (Capital & Coast, Hutt, Wairarapa, Manawatu, Hawkes Bay) the monitoring and follow-up is now managed by Compass Health. If patients have any questions about their Fibroscan appointment they can call Sheryl on 027 549 6614 or 04 978 4303.
For other regions refer to a Hepatitis C Programme near you.
Only acute hepatitis C is a notifiable disease while chronic hepatitis C is not.
Below are helpful links to information about prescribing new hepatitis C treatment.
Below are links to useful education tools.
Information about ordering Fibroscans for immigration purposes.