There is a cure for hepatitis C and treatment is free.
For almost everybody with hepatitis C, treatment is a course of tablets for 8 to 12 weeks.
What you need to get treatment
To get treatment you need one of the following:
- PPS number
- Medical Card
- Long Term Illness Card
- Health Amendment Act Card
Over 2,500 patients have started treatment in Ireland since 2015. Treatment worked for over 95% of them.