FOR HEALTH PRACTITIONERS

PrEP Support for Doctors

Other Sexually Transmissible Infection

Clinicians Guide to Prescribing PrEP for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People

Any GP can prescribe PrEP. You don’t have to be an s100 prescriber.

CTG PBS Co-Payment Measure

  • Practice is participating in Indigenous Health Incentive Practice Incentives Program (PIP)

  • Patient is eligible and is registered for the measure

  • Concession: no cost. No concession: $10/month

Test

  • STI/BBV screen, eGFR and urine protein creatinine ratio, LFTs, pregnancy test

 

Prescribe

  • Script to be provided to patient for daily, continuing, oral dose of co-formulated tenofovir and emtricitabine (TD*/FTC)

  • PBS streamlined authority: 7580

  • Annotated CTG

 

Educate

 

Monitor

  • Every three months as noted in the Australian PrEP guidelines.

 

For the “Decision Making in PrEP” tool, click HERE

Assess Eligibility & Risk

Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM)

  • Receptive condomless intercourse (CLI) with casual male partner

  • Rectal gonorrhoea, rectal chlamydia, or infectious syphilis

  • Methamphetamine use

  • CLI with a regular HIV+ partner who is not on treatment and/or has a detectable viral load

Trans & Gender Diverse People

  • Receptive CLI with casual male partner

  • Rectal or vaginal gonorrhoea, chlamydia, or infectious syphilis

  • Methamphetamine use

  • CLI with a regular HIV+ partner who is not on treatment and/or has a detectable viral load

Heterosexual People

  • Receptive CLI with casual male MSM partner

  • A woman in a serodiscordant heterosexual relationship, who is planning natural conception in the next 3 months

  • CLI with a regular HIV+ partner who is not on treatment and/or has a detectable viral load

People Who Inject Drugs

  • Shared injecting equipment with an HIV+ individual or with MSM of unknown HIV status

Contact Tracing Links

Syphilis Support

Call: 1800 032 238

Email:

South Queensland

QLD-Syphilis-Surveillance-Service@health.qld.gov.au

North Queensland 

North-Qld-Syphilis-Surveillance-Centre@health.qld.gov.au

Click HERE for more information