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Hepatitis C regional coordinators

Hepatitis C Coordinators are in place to support implementation of the clinical pathway, to provide training and education, to raise awareness about hepatitis C and to share innovation.


For queries about the services being delivered, refer to the contact information below.

Region Who Email Phone
Northern Region:
Includes Auckland, Counties Manukau, Waitemata and Northland
Leanne Kirton, Programme Manager Hepatitis C, Northern Region, Health NZ Leanne.Kirton@nra.health.nz 021 318 295
Te Manawa Taki (Midland) Region:
Includes Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Tairāwhiti, Taranaki, and Waikato
Jo de Lisle, Programe Manager Hepatitis C, Manawa Taki Region, Health NZ Jo.DeLisle@healthshare.co.nz 027 549 2122
Central Region:
Includes Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley, Wairarapa, MidCentral, Whanganui and Hawke’s Bay
Bridget Leppien, Programme Manager Hepatitis C, Central Regional Hep C Programme


021 857 988
South Island Region:
Includes Nelson Marlborough, West Coast, Canterbury, South Canterbury, Southern
Rob Hallinan, Programme Manager Hepatitis C, Southern Region, Health NZ Rob.Hallinan@cdhb.health.nz 027 213 8104