25th March 2018

‘Stage 1’ Widows

SIBF and Haemophilia Scotland issued a joint letter to Scottish Health Secretary, Shona Robison, on 17th January highlighting the inequity of treatment of ‘stage 1’ widows. […]
25th January 2018

Stage 1 Widow’s statement

At the recent Joint Member’s meeting held on the 20th, one member, a stage 1 widow, read out a brief statement, which succinctly illustrates her feelings […]
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 […]
13th June 2017

Skipton beneficiaries resident in Scotland, who were infected in the other UK nations

The SIBF has acquired information compiled on request by Nick Fish of the Skipton Fund for those resident in Scotland who received Hepatitis C from infected […]
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 […]