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 […]
17th October 2018

Governments have a chance to take “decisive action” over financial support for infected and affected

Both the UK and Scottish Governments are at a cross-roads and face a crucial opportunity in terms of the commensurate financial supports to be given to […]
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 […]
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, […]
8th February 2018

Chairperson announced for UK-wide Public Inquiry

Sir Brian Langstaff, a High Court judge in England, has just been announced as the Chair of the contaminated blood inquiry. His formal tenure will begin […]
9th January 2018

David Lidington replaces Damian Green as Cabinet Secretary in charge of setting up Public Inquiry

David Lidington replaces Damain Green to become Cabinet Office minister and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. This means he replaces Damian Green as the government’s […]