Spending controls at  hepatitis C support group Positive Action were non-existent, an internal HSE audit report said. File photograph: iStockPhoto/Getty Images

Spending controls at the hepatitis C support group, Positive Action, were non-existent and governance was seriously flawed, according to a HSE interna(...)

Bernadette Warnock (63), of Garretstown, Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. File photograph: Collins Courts

A court has ruled that the Health Service Executive (HSE) must receive €63,500 in compensation from the former director of a hepatitis C support group(...)

A former director of the Hepatitis C support group Positive Action, Bernadette Warnock (63), who stole more than €116,000 from the organisation will begin a two year prison sentence next month.

A former director of a Hepatitis C support group who stole more than €116,000 from the organisation will begin a two year prison sentence next month. (...)

 Judge Melanie Greally said it was “a most grievous offence” committed by somebody with a history of fraud. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The former director of a Hepatitis C support group who stole over €116,000 from the organisation has been given a chance to raise compensation. A sen(...)

Bernadette Warnock, who resigned as a director of the board of Positive Action in July 2013.

A woman has appeared in court on more than 75 charges of alleged theft and fraud connected to the hepatitis C support group, Positive Action. Bernad(...)

In its response to the audit, Positive Action said it had made all documents available to the auditors and had attempted in good faith to respond to all request for information. Photograph: iStockPhoto

Five directors of Positive Action told a HSE internal audit team investigating the group’s spending over several years they felt the audit was an “(...)

06/10/2014 NEWS. Leo Varadkar Minister for Health speaking to reporters yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

A Garda inquiry into the hepatitis support group Positive Action is substantively complete according to Garda sources.They told the Irish Times that t(...)

Positive Action’s members were mainly women who contracted Hepatitis C from blood from the  Irish Blood Transfusion Service

A complaint over a “suspected fraud of funds” at the hepatitis C support group Positive Action led the HSE to cease funding to the organisation earli(...)