26th April 2017

Andy Burnham – ‘willfull negligence by the state’ and ‘a cover-up on an industrial scale’ – Full speech text

Here we include the full text of Andy Burnham’s speech in the Commons on Contaminated Blood where he discloses what he believes is ‘willfull negligence by […]
27th April 2016

Penrose – Transfusions – Estimates of Numbers Infected with HCV 1970 to 1991

The Penrose Inquiry generated a large quantity of data. Here we extract and illustrate the estimated numbers of people infected with Hepatitis C from 1970 to […]
25th April 2016

Scottish applications to Skipton Fund to 2011

    The Penrose Inquiry, roundly branded a ‘whitewash’, did nonetheless yield important information about the contaminated blood disaster as it affected Scotland and Scottish patient […]
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 […]
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 […]
1st February 2016

Statement from Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health, 1 February 2016

The Health and Sport Committee are due to take evidence on the Penrose Inquiry report on 9 February and I understand that the committee will take […]