The auditors of Positive Action found that the front-loading of credit cards was “not an appropriate use of public money” and “weakened any possible control over the expenditure of such funds”. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Positive Action paid the husband of one of the members of its executive a total of €2,350 for singing on at least four occasions in 2010 and 2011, whi(...)

The Positive Action offices on  Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin. The woman at the centre of the inquiry has been interviewed under caution but not arrested. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Garda investigation into spending at Positive Action, the support group for women who contracted the hepatitis C virus, is expected to recommend t(...)

An internal  Health Service Executive audit report criticised governance and spending at Positive Action, however some former directors have defended the spending.

Former directors of the hepatitis C support group Positive Action have defended the group’s spending and criticised the portrayal of them as “ladies w(...)

The offices of Positive Action in  Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Positive Action sought €476,000 in funding from the HSE in 2013 after bringing unsuccessful judicial review proceedings against the executive over cha(...)

The Hepatitis virus.

A former director of Hepatitis C support group Positive Action has defended the group’s spending on items including alternative therapies, alcohol and(...)

 Positive Action is a support group for women who received anti-D immunoglobulin produced by the Irish Blood Transfusion Service Board between 1977 and 1991. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The HSE has withdrawn funding for the hepatitis C support organisation Positive Action due to what it described as “significan(...)

In a letter sent to members of the hepatitis C support group, Positive Action last week, its chairwoman Antoinette Fitz- gerald said it had been a “very difficult couple of months” for the organisation as it “has had to operate with very limited funding because the HSE and Positive Action are not yet in a position to agree any further funding”.

In a letter sent to members of the hepatitis C support group, Positive Action last week, its chairwoman Antoinette Fitz- gerald said it had been a “ve(...)

The HSE has taken over the running of the support organisation for people with hepatitis C, Positive Action, due to “serious concerns” over its gov(...)