The Victorian HIV/AIDS Service is a substantial component of The Alfred's Infectious Disease Unit.
In May 1996 the HIV/AIDS Services at Fairfield Hospital were transferred to, and amalgamated with The Alfred HIV/AIDS Service.
The Victorian HIV/AIDS Service was formed, which has state wide service provision responsibilities.
The service consists of acute inpatient beds on Ward 7West and sub acute beds within Fairfield House.
The service has a large ambulatory and outpatient service with a number of specialty programs/services and clinics.
If you are acutely unwell you will need to go directly to the Emergency Department.
24 Hour Service. An Infectious Diseases Consultant is always on call.
HIV Outpatient Clinics are in the Infectious Diseases Outpatient Clinic
Appointments can be made through the Infectious Diseases Outpatient Clinic.
General ID Clinic -2nd Floor, WS Philip Block, The Alfred
The Victorian HIV Service comprises a number of specialty services:
Education + Resource Centre (HIV, Hepatitis and STIs)
The Victorian Government announced it will expand access to PrEP as part of a new public health research study. The study, PREPX, is sponsored by the Victorian Government, Alfred Health and the Victorian AIDS Council. Its aim is to prevent the spread of HIV among Victorians at high risk of infection.
HIV Services Advisory Group
The HIV Services Advisory Group (HSAG) helps Alfred Health plan for future services and identify community needs and future trends in HIV care. The group includes community members, advocacy bodies as well as clinical and academic representatives.