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Responses to Questions

There have been several questions asked of The Haemophilia Society and we would like to address some of these.   The Society does receive funding from a range of organisations and like many charities working in the healthcare sector, including haemophilia societies across the UK and Europe, some of that

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Understanding your views on the public inquiry

Calling out to members. As part of our preparations for the upcoming public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal we need your help to ensure we have a comprehensive understanding of the views and opinions of everyone within the community. We are holding a series of roadshows around the UK

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Update on the Contaminated Blood Inquiry

The Prime Minister has updated Parliament on the steps towards the creation of the statutory public inquiry into contaminated blood and blood products. We welcome the progress that has been made and the commitment to consult widely and in detail on the terms of reference. Today’s announcement confirms that the inquiry

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Updated Guidance for the Special Category Mechanism for people at Stage 1

The BSA which administers the support scheme for people affected by contaminated blood and blood products in England (EIBSS), published updated guidance for healthcare professionals filling in applications for people infected with Hep C classed as Stage 1 who are applying for higher payments through the Special Category Mechanism (SCM). The

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Meeting with the Cabinet Office regarding the Contaminated Blood Public Inquiry

Last week Liz Carroll, Chief Executive of the Haemophilia Society, alongside other campaigning groups, Haemophilia Wales and Haemophilia Scotland, met with Damian Green, the First Secretary of State, and the Cabinet Office team to discuss the next steps in taking the contaminated blood inquiry forward. Firstly, those present were invited to

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Remembering on World AIDS Day

On World AIDS Day we think of all people with haemophilia and other bleeding disorders and their partners infected with HIV as a result of treatment with contaminated blood products. HIV/AIDS tore a hole in our community that can never be fully healed and in particular we remember the 1,024

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