HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
North South North West Statewide
Referral is not essential but all referrals should comply with the Referral Standards and specifically include:
- Details of the condition including duration and onset
- Past treatments and response
Copies of all investigations undertaken to make the diagnosis
- HIV test - confirmed HIV Ab/Ag test
- Hepatitis serology, syphilis and other STI testing
- Other tests as discussed with the Sexual Health Service
To refer a patient with this condition, please see the Sexual Health clinic page for the full referral process and templates.
Advice about risk reduction for transmission.
Referral to TasCAHRD should be considered.
For more information please see the Tasmanian Health Pathways website.
Red flags are clinical indicators of possible serious underlying conditions requiring further medical intervention. They may or may not indicate an emergency.
Proceed to Emergency Department (ED). Please contact ED Medical Officer in Charge:
LGH ED - Phone: (03) 6777 6405 Fax: (03) 6777 5201
MCH ED - Phone: (03) 6478 5120 Fax: (03) 6441 5923
NWRH ED - Phone: (03) 6493 6340 Fax: (03) 6464 1926
RHH ED - Phone: (03) 6166 6100 Fax: (03) 6173 0489
Next available appointment