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The Society and campaigners protest outside Downing street calling for an inquiry into Contaminated Blood scandal

  The Haemophilia Society and campaigners today protested outside the Department of Health calling for an inquiry into the circumstances that lead to over 4,500 people with bleeding disorders being infected by contaminated blood products. A delegation of people, consisting of people infected and family members of those who have died joined

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The Haemophilia Society responds to Number 10 snub on Contaminated Blood Products

Liz Carroll, Chief Executive of The Haemophilia Society, has today written another letter to the Prime Minister, expressing disappointment at the inadequate and unacceptable response from Government. Last month The Haemophilia Society wrote alongside campaign groups and 100s of affected individuals to the Prime Minister setting out the scandal of NHS treatment

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The Haemophilia Society demands Inquiry into Contaminated Blood Products

The Haemophilia Society, alongside campaigners, has written to the Prime Minister calling for a public inquiry into Government and NHS negligence during the Contaminated Blood Scandal in the 1970s and 1980s which led to the deaths of over 2,000 people and thousands more infected with HIV and Hepatitis B & C and

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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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Cancelled: APPG meeting March 22 2017

Following reports of an incident in the Westminster area, we’re sorry to say that this afternoon’s APPG meeting will not go ahead as scheduled. Thank you for your concern, Jeff and the team are safe. Apologies for the inconvenience, we will reschedule as soon as possible and make sure you’re

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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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