28th May 2018

Lives matter more than numbers … but numbers are important

Media reports oftentimes repeat parrot-fashion what others have said or what has been said before, without necessarily getting the detail or context right. “About 7,500 people, […]
3rd April 2018

Government announcement on expenses for legal representation

In response to an urgent question in Parliament by Diana Johnson on Thursday 29 March 2018, the Government announced that reasonable expenses properly incurred in respect […]
4th November 2017

Scottish Government’s position regarding the handling of the Public Inquiry into Contaminated Blood

SIBF’s John Rice and Tommy Leggate met Shona Robison MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health, with Bill Wright and Dan Farthing-Sykes of Haemophilia Scotland last week to […]
4th November 2017

APPG position on the Public Inquiry

The APPG for Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood approached SIBF, Haemophilia Scotland and others, for their contributions towards a common approach and response to Government on the […]
3rd November 2017

Written Statement by Damian Green of the Cabinet Office on the Contaminated Blood Inquiry

On 11 July 2017, the Prime Minister announced that a full, independent public inquiry would be held into the contaminated blood scandal of the 1970s and […]
3rd November 2017

Cabinet Office takes over responsibility for UK-wide Contaminated Blood Inquiry; UK Government Commits to a Statutory Inquiry

The UK Government has made a further announcement regarding the UK-wide public inquiry into contaminstqaed blood. The Prime Minister’s official spokesman told a Westminster briefing today: […]