MI-EPIC is here

MI-EPIC (Medicare Ineligible – Expanded PrEP Implementation in Communities)
is now enrolling!

You may be eligible for this study if:
You are HIV negative, ineligible for Medicare and at high-risk of HIV OR
You were previously enrolled into EPIC-NSW, and ineligible for Medicare.
Click here to learn more about MI-EPIC.

EPIC-NSW

The original EPIC-NSW ended enrolment on 30 April 2018 as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has become accessible to individuals with a current Medicare card through the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) at a subsidised cost since 1 April 2018.
Click here to learn more about EPIC-NSW.

If you were an EPIC-NSW participant and want to continue to take PrEP outside the EPIC-NSW study, please discuss this with your study doctor.
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News

Latest Updates

The EPIC-NSW management team welcomes the announcement by the Commonwealth Health Minister of the listing of co-formulated tenofovir and emtricitabine for PrEP on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme from 1st April 2018. The EPIC-NSW management team will be in touch with each EPIC-NSW clinic in the coming weeks with more details about transitional arrangements. Please continue… Read More

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The EPIC-NSW management team welcomes the release of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee’s decision to recommend the listing of co-formulated tenofovir and emtricitabine for PrEP on the Pharmaceutical Benefits System. The EPIC-NSW management team will be in touch with each EPIC-NSW clinic in the near future with more details about transitional arrangements.  However, for now,… Read More

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EPIC-NSW participants requiring urgent appointments over the holiday period are encouraged to contact their regular clinic. If your clinic is closed, please visit  Sexual Health InfoLink (SHIL) for further options or call 1800 451 624.  Taylor Square Private Clinic, Holdsworth House Medical Practice, and East Sydney Doctors will also be open over the holiday period, excepting public holidays, for… Read More

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EPIC-NSW participants requiring urgent appointments over the holiday period are encouraged to contact their regular clinic. If your clinic is closed, please visit  Sexual Health InfoLink (SHIL) for further options or call 1800 451 624.  Taylor Square Private Clinic, Holdsworth House Medical Practice, and East Sydney Doctors will also be open over the holiday period, excepting public holidays, for… Read More

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ACON have released the EPIC-NSW Information booklet for participants which you can access here.

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EPIC trial enrols 1000th participant as access to PrEP for HIV prevention expands. https://kirby.unsw.edu.au/news/epic-trial-enrols-1000th-participant-access-prep-hiv-prevention-expands

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