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Statement in relation to representation at the forthcoming Public Inquiry

Following the announcement of the forthcoming Public Inquiry, we feel it helpful to set out what we believe to be our role in relation to representing our members. Firstly, we have spoken to members who do not want to be identified but have asked that we represent their views during

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Evidence in the Statutory Inquiry into Contaminated Blood Products

The Haemophilia Society is committed to achieving justice for its members through the long awaited Statutory Inquiry process. The Society welcomes that its actions will be investigated as part of the Inquiry process.  It is essential that all parties related to the contaminated blood scandal are subject to the full

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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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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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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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