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Hepatitis NSW

Hepatitis NSW provides information and education about hepatitis B and C. The organisation works with anyone affected by or at risk of hep B or C and people in the hepatitis workforce.

Hepatitis NSW is a not-for-profit charity started by the hepatitis community and funded by the Ministry of Health. The organisation informs, supports and educates about hepatitis B and hepatitis C to prevent transmission, improve services, and increase knowledge about treatment and cure.

Hepatitis NSW advocates with and for all people affected by hepatitis B or hepatitis C. It partners with other organisations and works with their communities to improve the lives of people affected by hepatitis B or hepatitis C.

Vision and mission

Hepatitis NSW’s vision is a world free of viral hepatitis.

The organisation works to improve the health and well-being of affected people and communities, and to help people get cured of hep C and tested and treated for hep B.

How Hepatitis NSW can help

Hepatitis NSW offers a range of support services, printed and online resources and education and training, working with and for anyone affected by or working with people affected by hep B or C.

The Hepatitis NSW website has up-to-date, clear information and resources on hepatitis, pregnancy and babies.

  • For info on hepatitis B, pregnancy and babies click here
  • For info on hepatitis C, pregnancy and babies click here

Information lines

Hepatitis Infoline is a NSW-wide information and support service for people affected by viral hepatitis. It is free, confidential, and non-judgemental.

  • Call 1800 803 990 or go to to live chat online Mon, Tue, Wed and Fri from 9am to 5pm, Thurs from 1pm to 5pm AEST


Hep C peer support: Hep Connect is designed to provide additional support to anyone in the community who is about to commence or is on hep C treatment.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Hepatitis NSW.

Last reviewed: April 2022

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Hepatitis C factsheet: Pregnancy, babies and children

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Hepatitis C, Pregnancy and Babies | Hepatitis NSW

Hep C usually won’t affect your pregnancy. The risk of passing it on to your child is very low. Learn about pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and hep C testing in babies.

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What Is Hepatitis B? | Symptoms & Signs | Hepatitis NSW

Hep B is a liver infection, caused by the hepatitis B virus. Many people don't know they are infected because symptoms vary. Learn more about hep B symptoms here.

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What is Hepatitis C? | Symptoms & Signs | Hepatitis NSW

Hep C is an easily-cured liver infection, caused by the hepatitis C virus. Learn more about possible symptoms, risks & how to stay hep C free here.

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Hepatitis C Treatment | Can Hep C be Cured? | Hepatitis NSW

Can hep C be cured? The new combination drugs can cure 95% of people, with little to no side effects. Read more about the latest treatments for hep C here.

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Family Planning | Hep B Vaccines For Babies | Hepatitis NSW

Hep B patients can have a baby. If your partner is vaccinated for hep B, they won't be infected. Read more about hep B, pregnancy & vaccines for babies here.

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COVID-19 & Hepatitis C FAQ | Hep C & Coronavirus | Hepatitis NSW

There’s no evidence that people living with hep C are at a higher risk of catching COVID-19. Find out all you need to know about COVID-19 & hep C here.

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Hepatitis C FAQs | Facts & Information About Hep C | Hepatitis NSW

Have a question about hepatitis C? Browse our FAQs for facts & information about hep C transmission, symptoms, disclosure, the testing window period & more.

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Hepatitis C Transmission & Prevention | Hepatitis NSW

Not sure how to prevent hep C transmission? It's transmitted when blood containing the virus gets into your bloodstream. Learn more about hep C prevention here.

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Hepatitis B Mothers and Babies | Hepatitis NSW

An easy read brochure for pregnant women diagnosed with hepatitis B during antenatal screening. Includes treatment, vaccination, breastfeeding, and more.

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