Michele Tait

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Just six months into the year, the €30m allocated by the Government to the hepatitis C programme is virtually spent and doctors have been told only their sickest patients will be approved this year.

The treatment of hundreds of patients with hepatitis C with potentially lifesaving drugs has been abruptly halted due to funding problems. The nation(...)

The report also flags a more optimistic future for patients due to advances in treatment. Photograph: Getty Images

At least 260 people who were infected with hepatitis C from contaminated blood products supplied by the State have died in the 20 years since the scan(...)