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Post-exposure Prophylaxis for HIV: Australian National Guidelines

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These guidelines outline the management of individuals who have been exposed (or suspect they have been exposed) to HIV in non-occupational and occupational settings. Every presentation for PEP should be assessed on a case-by-case basis, balancing the potential harms and benefits of treatment.

Recommendations following non-occupational exposure have been updated, and information about PEP in the context of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), PEP and children, renal disease, and gender identity and history has been added.

Further supporting documents are also available via the NEW guidelines website at

Download the Literature Review PEP_Literature_Review_2016.PDF

Download the Informational Poster PEP_Guidelines_Poster.pdf

Related documents To support you with the implementation of these guidelines the following template documents have been prepared as part of the 2016 review. The Expert Reference Group for the guidelines thanks the staff at the Western NSW LHD and St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, for providing their materials for adaptation for this purpose. Please note: these resources are provided as templates for adaptation in line with local protocols. Finalised content is the responsibility of local staff.

PEP Checklist

NPEP Procedure Flowchart Template

NPEP Patient Information Sheet

NPEP Referral Letter Proforma



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