Department of Health

18th October 2018

“To us it’s about life and death, to them it’s about money”

Now that the blood disaster is in the public domain and sharply in focus, well established opinions have resurfaced with both Members and Government coming at […]
13th October 2018

Letter to the Prime Minister from the Scottish Infected Blood Forum and Haemophilia Scotland

11 October 2018 Dear Prime Minister, We write as charities who support those affected by infected blood and blood products in Scotland. We were strongly represented […]
15th August 2018

PIP Review of Health Assessments – Video Recording Proposal

At a recent DWP PIP Forum meeting, the research staff asked if we could identify any people who have current or past experience of undergoing a […]
28th May 2018

Lives matter more than numbers … but numbers are important

Media reports oftentimes repeat parrot-fashion what others have said or what has been said before, without necessarily getting the detail or context right. “About 7,500 people, […]
3rd November 2017

Cabinet Office takes over responsibility for UK-wide Contaminated Blood Inquiry; UK Government Commits to a Statutory Inquiry

The UK Government has made a further announcement regarding the UK-wide public inquiry into contaminstqaed blood. The Prime Minister’s official spokesman told a Westminster briefing today: […]
6th October 2017

Joint Member Meeting – SIBF and Haemophilia Scotland

  The Forum is holding a Joint Member Meeting with Haemophilia Scotland on: Saturday 14th October 11am – 1pm Mercure Glasgow City Hotel, 201 Ingram Street, […]