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Who can join the scheme and how to apply

The scheme recognises that individuals living with hepatitis C (HCV) or HIV face extra costs.

Financial support is available for:

  • people historically infected with hepatitis C and/or HIV from NHS blood or blood products
  • families, civil or long-term partners after the death of someone infected

Find out if you're eligible and how to apply

People infected with:hepatitis C Stage 1hepatitis C Stage 2HIV
Guidance is also available for:widows, widowers or partners of a deceased beneficiarymanaging the estates of people who died before joining the schemepeople who are wanting to appeal