Ireland still prevents men who have had oral or anal sex with other men from giving blood, a rule that was introduced at the height of the Aids crisis in But the Department of Health is currently considering relaxing the policy, which LGBT campaigners have described as outdated and unfair. The service claims it would not be feasible for clinics to conduct more detailed pre-donation interviews to assess the risk of infection, as some donors may be unwilling to acknowledge having HIV. Heneghan claims that the questionnaire and interview process used by the IBTS fails to adequately assess the risk of disease transmission posed by his donation, in breach of EU legislation. As his previous sexual activity posed no risk of infection, according to HSE-approved advice, Heneghan says the service had no evidence upon which it could legitimately impose a life-long ban on him donating blood. If they choose the latter, the case will be adjourned for them to prepare their opposition, so any hearing will likely only take place at some stage in
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