How GPs can wipe out hepatitis C

Dr Heather McNamee is a Cairns GP who has extensive experience treating hepatitis C patients.

She speaks with Alice Klein about four new hepatitis C treatments that will be listed on the PBS on 1 March.

The four antivirals — sofosbuvir (Sovaldi), sofosbuvir and ledipasvir (Harvoni), daclatasvir (Daklinza) and ribavirin (Ibavyr) —