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Update on contaminated blood campaigning and influencing work

The last few weeks have been very busy. We have been Liaising with MPs to ensure parliamentary questions are asked to answer some of our questions about the consultation and highlight the areas of concern. Meeting with a lawyer for advice on what legal challenges The Society could consider taking

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Scottish Government Contaminated Blood Proposal

Today the Scottish Government made their announcement on the proposal for people affected by contaminated blood in Scotland. We will update on news in the rest of the UK as soon as possible. Scottish government announce £20m support for infected blood support

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Our guide to completing the government consultation document

Many members have been asking for help in completing the government consultation document. We have produced this guide which we hope you will find helpful. We are aware many members are considering not completing the form as they are so distressed and angry by the proposal. We very much understand 

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Consultation on Contaminated Blood Support

The Department of Health in England has launched a consultation on the support for people with  contaminated blood.  The Haemophilia Society  has deep concerns about this and has prepared information  for our community to help them campaign  for it to be withdrawn. You can read the information here: Cover Letter

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Written Statement from Lord Prior on Infected Blood

Lord Prior of Brampton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Health had issued a written statement on infected blood. You can read our response Lord Prior’s statement here (PDF) Following the publication of the Penrose Inquiry report, The Haemophilia Society has responded to the Government and made recommendations. You can

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