Concern raised over the price haemochromotosis patients must pay in the NW

There’s concern about the payment that haemochromotosis patients are having to pay in the North West.

If you don’t have a medical card or health insurance, you have to pay €80 everytime a patient has to go to hospital to have blood taken.

Haemochromotosis is an iron overload hereditary disorder which is common in Ireland.

Margaret Mullet of the Haemochromotosis Association outlines what is happening: