4th April 2017

Scottish Government’s new scheme launched

The Scottish Government has fulfilled their promise to launch a Scottish Scheme for financial supports to those infected and affected by the Contaminated Blood disaster in […]
10th May 2017

SIBSS – Get your XSB scheme beneficiary number, get registered

At the recent Joint Member meeting of the Forum and Haemophilia Scotland, the key issue of registration onto the Scottish Scheme was of paramount importance to […]
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 […]
10th July 2017

SIBSS – Guidance on Tax and Benefits Exemptions

Some members have expressed anxiety and uncertainty about the impact of having to  declare any Scottish scheme payments they have received on DWP application forms for […]
25th July 2017

Joint Campaign Meeting – SIBF and Haemophilia Scotland

Recent events have necessitated action by both SIBF and Haemophilia Scotland. We have decided to join together and hold a joint member meeting to provide a […]
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 […]