Services of the Consultative Council on Hepatitis C

Persons who contracted Hepatitis C through administration within the State of blood or blood products are entitled to a range of services including GP services, all prescribed drugs, medicines and appliances, dental and ophthalmic services, home support, home nursing, counselling services and other services without charge. These services are provided under the Health (Amendment) Act, 1996. Eligible persons are issued with a Health (Amendment) Act Card (HAA Card) from the Hepatitis C Liaison Officer in the health board.