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 […]
4th April 2016

Penrose – setting patient off against patient? – a member’s view

An SIBF member voices an opinion on Lord Penrose’s approach to victims:   I have never met Lord Penrose and didn’t know much about him but […]
31st March 2016

Members’ views

SIBF members Richard and Elena Brown e-mailed us to extend their appreciation for the work SIBF does. You can easily contact us by e-mailing your views, […]
30th March 2016

SIBF Member recounts so-called ‘treatment’

A Forum Member details his experience and asks ‘ What’s worse, the Hep C or the side-effects from past treatments that were supposed to ‘cure’ it?’ […]
21st March 2016

BBC coverage, one year post Penrose – the ‘look-back’ recommendation

SIBF Convener Philip Dolan and Thompsons solicitors highlighted the perceived lack of progress in taking forward the sole recommendation arising from the much maligned Penrose Inquiry […]
18th March 2016

SIBF’s response to the BBC

On the day of the Scottish Government’s announcement, Philip Dolan appeared on BBC Radio Scotland’s Newsdrive programme where he raised the issue of repeated inaccurate reporting […]