15th August 2018

PIP application Guidance updated to reflect ‘overwhelming’ psychological distress

As readers of previous SIBF news items will be aware, over the past few months the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been undertaking work […]
21st June 2018

Haemophiliacs’ PIP cases mistreated: DWP UK-wide review of claimants with haemarthropathy

Sarah Newton the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, has issued an information note with highlights a “systematic problem” which meant haemophiliacs with haemarthropathy have […]
21st November 2017

“Can we live out the rest of our lives with dignity?”

“Hello I’m Sean (not real name), I’m 61 years of age, I live near Glasgow and I’m a member of the Scottish Infected Blood Forum. I’ll […]
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, […]
25th July 2017

Joint Campaign Meeting – SIBF and Haemophilia Scotland

Recent events have necessitated action by both SIBF and Haemophilia Scotland. We have decided to join together and hold a joint member meeting to provide a […]
17th July 2017

People’s needs begin at the point they were infected, not diagnosis

The contaminated blood disaster is unique in the United Kingdom for many reasons. One of these is the protracted lengths of time between the date people […]