10th May 2017

Contaminated Blood: The Search for the Truth – increased media exposure following Andy Burnham’s Commons speech

Following on from Andy Burnham’s Commons speech, the BBC has commissioned a Panorama special on the continuing disclosure of facts. BBC News and others (e.g. Daily […]
1st March 2017
Red Dollar Pills

The Dollar Bill and Dollar Pill – Big Pharma Profiteering and NHS England rationing

A BBC report has questioned the links of a UK charity with the pharmaceutical industry and drawn inferences between the charity’s funding and it’s advocating for […]
27th February 2017
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Missing records ‘turning up’ again

The subject of missing medical records has turned-up again. Reports from the BBC and others highlight that the latest large-scale missing records incident in England has […]
21st March 2016

BBC coverage, one year post Penrose – the ‘look-back’ recommendation

SIBF Convener Philip Dolan and Thompsons solicitors highlighted the perceived lack of progress in taking forward the sole recommendation arising from the much maligned Penrose Inquiry […]
19th March 2016

BBC and STV inaccurate reporting causes confusion

The BBC and STV covered the Scottish Government announcement and both contained abridged quotes from Philip Dolan taken from our Press Release. Both media organisations, however, […]
18th March 2016

SIBF’s response to the BBC

On the day of the Scottish Government’s announcement, Philip Dolan appeared on BBC Radio Scotland’s Newsdrive programme where he raised the issue of repeated inaccurate reporting […]