HIV/AIDS Service

Description of Service

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. 

Patient Services

Acute Service
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.
9076 6081

General ID Clinic -2nd Floor, WS Philip Block, The Alfred

The Victorian HIV Service comprises a number of specialty services:

PrEPX study aims to eliminate new HIV infections

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.

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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.

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General Information

9076 3009 or 6076 / 9076 2431

Office Address
Infectious Diseases Unit
2nd Floor
Burnet Institute
The Alfred
PO Box 315
Prahran 3181

Outpatient Information
Infectious Diseases
Outpatient Clinic
9076 6081