Consultative Council on Hepatitis C

The Consultative Council on Hepatitis C was set up under SI No. 339 of 1996 under the Health Act, in response to the infection of people with Hepatitis C through the administration within the State of infected blood and blood products.

The Council comprises 8 members and is a forum through which the Support Groups for people with Hepatitis C, together with clinicians involved in their care, advise the Minister in relation to the provision of services. One of the main functions of the Council is the dissemination of information regarding entitlements of persons infected with Hepatitis C to certain health services. The Council is a very pro-active body and has engaged in various activities including the commissioning of the Hepatitis C Database, monitoring of service developments, organising an Annual Information Day and International Conferences.

Current Board Membership