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APPG on Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood – Latest Meeting

The APPG on Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood met on the 29th March. The Agenda for the Meeting was: Introductions and Apologies New Contaminated Blood Support consultation Aspects of the new proposals The new scheme administrator Plans for engagement Proposed meeting with Lord O’Shaughnessy Update on actions from the last meeting

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Response to the Contaminated Blood Announcement and Consultation

Overview The Department of Health (DH) today published a written ministerial statement announcing some changes to the support scheme for people affected by contaminated blood and launching a new consultation on the Special Category Mechanism and the discretionary support scheme. The consultation will run for six weeks, until the 17th

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Westminster Justice Summit

The Haemophilia Society attended the Westminster Justice Summit today, hosted by Andy Burnham MP. At the event representatives from a large number of justice campaigns, including campaigners on contaminated blood shared their situations and challenges with the group. In his comments, Andy Burnham said there was a need to rebalance

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