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Government Response to latest Contaminated Blood Support Scheme Consultation

The Government has published the response to the latest consultation on the contaminated blood support schemes. It is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/infected-blood-support-special-category-mechanism. A summary of the announcement has been published by the Department of Health We are reviewing the new policy in more detail and will provide more information shortly.

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The Haemophilia Society supports members in opposing DH involvement in creation of Contaminated Blood Inquiry

Campaigners from all groups representing people affected by the contaminated blood scandal have written to the Government rejecting their proposed process of consulting on the creation of the public inquiry. The Haemophilia Society had intended to raise these issues at the meeting but has heard the message from campaigners, many

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Government announces Inquiry into Contaminated Blood Scandal

The Haemophilia Society welcomes the Government’s announcement of a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal. Our members and campaigners will be pleased and relieved that after decades of campaigning there will finally be an inquiry into how over 5,000 people with bleeding disorders were infected by contaminated blood products.

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Legal Action adds to Pressure for Public Inquiry into Contaminated Blood Products

The Haemophilia Society’s campaign for a public inquiry into the scandal of contaminated blood products got a boost today as legal action was launched in the High Court. Papers were lodged for a group legal action on grounds of negligence/breach of duty against the Government. Welcoming the development, Liz Carroll

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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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