Financial Impacts

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 […]
14th November 2017

Survey responses – Treatments and Lump Sums

In March, SIBF commissioned two short questionnaires asking infected and affected people of their views on the £30,000 lump sums issued under the Scottish Infected Blood […]
2nd August 2017

Comparison of HCV annual payments

The Skipton fund announced in April 2017 an increase to the HCV annual payments for stage 2 categorised people, at the same time the Scottish Government […]
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 […]
16th July 2017

Emergency debate on the contaminated blood scandal – transcript and video

Below is the full transcript of the debate that  took place in the Commons on Tuesday 11th July 2017. The debate lasted around 3 and a […]
11th July 2017

PM orders inquiry into contaminated blood scandal

An UK-wide inquiry will be held into the contaminated blood scandal that left at least 2,400 people dead, the prime minister has confirmed. A spokesman for […]