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#Hepatitis C

# hepatitis-c - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Over €10 million paid in compensation to Hepatitis and HIV contaminated blood victims last year

Some €993 million has been paid in compensation since a Tribunal was established in 1995.

# hepatitis-c - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'There's a perception that the treatment for hepatitis C is very bad - that’s gone now'

The new treatment for hepatitis C costs €50,000, but the HSE has negotiated a deal so that it comes for free.

# hepatitis-c - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation

A judge has overruled a previous decision by the Hepatitis C and HIV Compensation Tribunal.

# hepatitis-c - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

The State has paid out over €1 billion in Hepatitis C and HIV compensations

A State tribunal last year awarded one victim of contaminated blood products €2.96 million.

# hepatitis-c - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Hepatitis C 'effectively eradicated' in haemophilia patients who were given contaminated blood

Haemophilia patients were given contaminated blood during the 1970s and 80s.

# hepatitis-c - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood

The father’s application to the Hepatitis C Tribunal was refused.

# hepatitis-c - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group

Bernadette Warnock, former director of Positive Action, was jailed for two years today.

# hepatitis-c - Sunday 31 July, 2016

'I lost my partner to it': What it's like to live with Hepatitis C

When Emily Reaper was first diagnosed, there was no such thing as Hepatitis C.

# hepatitis-c - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Director who stole €116,000 from Hep C support group says she has 'nothing to show for it'

Bernadette Warnock has been given the chance to raise compensation – but she still may face jail.

# hepatitis-c - Friday 30 October, 2015

High Court increases compensation to Hepatitis C victim by €70,000

The woman in question developed “life destroying” side effects after undergoing treatment to deal with her infection.

# hepatitis-c - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

St James's Hospital to start testing all Emergency Department patients for HIV

It is hoped that as well as detecting new cases, people bring previously diagnosed patients back into care.

# hepatitis-c - Monday 2 March, 2015

'I knew if I went back into that bedroom, I might not come out of it alive'

Niamh Cosgrave, Hepatitis C campaigner and former politician, has shared her story of a violent attack in her French home.

# hepatitis-c - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Who should investigate the Positive Action controversy? These two TDs can't agree

Two Oireachtas Committees are at odds over which one should probe spending at the Hepatitis C support group.

# hepatitis-c - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Gardaí investigate support group's spend on gifts, angel healing and dog kennels

Positive Action received €2.3 million in tax payer funding between 2009 and 2013.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# hepatitis-c - Monday 15 September, 2014

"Too many" with haemophilia in Ireland have died

The Irish Haemophilia Society is looking for new therapies to be made available.

# hepatitis-c - Monday 28 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Ivor Callely, MH17′s black boxes and Gaza.

Thousands of Irish could have this 'hidden' disease and not know it

Hepatitis C is passed through blood-to-blood contact. Here’s more on this disease:

# hepatitis-c - Monday 3 March, 2014

Column: Attempts to silence survivors of symphysiotomy must be fought

Reliance on ex gratia redress schemes should be read against a backdrop of Government reluctance to allow these victims – and others like them – to speak on their own terms about the recent past, writes Máiréad Enright.

# hepatitis-c - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train Exclusive

The seven-year-old is now getting a course of shots against hepatitis B and C.

# hepatitis-c - Monday 20 August, 2012

Higher rate of infection among homeless 'put overall population at risk'

New data published in The Lancet shows much higher infection rates of TB, HIV and Hepatitis-C among homeless people.

# hepatitis-c - Saturday 19 May, 2012

US government calls for 'baby boomer' hepatitis C testing US

US government calls for 'baby boomer' hepatitis C testing

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says only a quarter of the generation most likely to be infected has been tested to date.

# hepatitis-c - Friday 18 May, 2012

Health Minister approves new Hepatitis C drugs

Good news for patients who have been pushing for the reimbursement of new and effective treatments.

# hepatitis-c - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Hepatitis C support group pushes for new treatments

A new treatment, proved effective in other countries, is yet to be included in the HSE’s drugs reimbursement list.