BBC Covers Genetic Haemochromatosis Story

On Friday 02 March BBC Northern Ireland carried radio, TV, online and video coverage about genetic haemochromatosis and the prevalence of the so-called “Celtic Curse” across the island of Ireland.

Although there are a couple of inaccuracies, notably reference to “a blood condition”, at The Haemochromatosis Society we are pleased to see mainstream media covering this major health issue.


Over three minutes on primetime BBC1 Newsline in Northern Ireland


Over 11 minutes on primetime BBC Radio Northern Ireland’s Good Morning Ulster


BBC News website including explanatory video