Information for Health Professionals

For information to assist you in making a new diagnosis of HIV, please refer to the ASHM website

Waratah Clinic Referral form

Waratah Clinic Services include:

  • Outpatient consultations
  • Pathology collection
  • HIV medications
  • Clinical trials
  • Shared care plans with GPs
  • Tests for other sexually transmissible infections
  • Nutrition and diet advice
  • Interpreter services
  • Informal peer support groups for patients and their families
  • Information and handouts on HIV related medications and issues

Social Worker/Counsellor is available to:

  • Discuss adjustment to living with HIV
  • Discuss treatment options
  • Assist with lifestyle changes to optimise health
  • Offer counselling for relationship and sexuality issues
  • Assist with financial, Centrelink or  housing concerns
  • Discuss confidentiality and disclosure

Information about antiretroviral therapy

To assess drug interactions with antiretroviral therapy, we recommend the following tool: