Read a summary of this week’s inquiry evidence

Written by Jessica Bomford, January 21, 2022

This week the Infected Blood Inquiry Inquiry heard three days of evidence about blood services policy and practice in the UK.

Witness Dr Roger Moore worked for the Department for Health and Social Security from 1981 to 1992 and was involved in policy on haemophilia, blood transfusion and the Central Blood Laboratories. He was also deputy national director, National Directorate of the National Blood Transfusion Service from 1989 to 1992.

The other witnesses were Dr Jack Gillon, who was consultant haematologist at the South East Scotland Blood Transfusion Service from 1985 to 2006 and Dr Vanessa Martlew, consultant haematologist at the North West Regional Blood Transfusion Service from 1984 to 1988 and director of the Mersey and North Wales Regional Transfusion Service between 1988 and 1995.  

Click here for a summary of this week’s evidence.

Transcripts of the evidence are available here. A weekly summary of all previous hearings can be found here.

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