Read a summary of this week’s inquiry evidence

Written by Jessica Bomford, June 18, 2021

This week at the Infected Blood Inquiry there have been two days of evidence about the UK’s smaller haemophilia centres during the 1970s and 80s.

The evidence took the form of a presentation by Jenni Richards QC, counsel to the inquiry, which focused on treatment records from the centres as well as written statements from former patients, family members and clinical staff.

Over two days of evidence, the centres covered were: The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Booth Hall, Maelor, Leighton, Blackpool, Lancaster, Blackburn, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, the Royal Liverpool Hospital, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Walton Hospital, St James’ Hospital, Leeds, Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness and Bristol.

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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