23rd November 2018

Scottish Government announce new additional financial supports for chronically infected and affected people in Scotland

Scottish Government have announced a major improvement to their Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme (SIBSS) as a result of their acceptance of all the recommendations and […]
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 […]
24th August 2018

PIP, Benefits reform and requests for Letters of Support from GP’s

Need help to support your PIP application? It seems GP’s won’t help you. Some representative bodies for GP’s in Scotland are advising their GP members to […]
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 […]
30th July 2018

Clinical Review of the Impacts of Hepatitis C – SIBF respond & invite Government to meet representatives

SIBF and Haemophilia Scotland have jointly written to the Cabinet Secreatry for Health and Sport, Jeane Freeman MSP, outlining our views on the report’s conclusions and […]
19th July 2018

Joint member meeting, Saturday 14th July

Introduction and Overview On Saturday 14 July 2018, members of the Scottish Infected Blood Forum and Haemophilia Scotland met in Glasgow to discuss latest developments and […]