24th February 2016

I don’t live, I exist

The picture across Scotland for those whose HCV infection arose from contaminated blood is one of distrust, disempowerment, emotional turmoil, personal and family tragedy, significant chronic […]
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?’ […]
28th April 2016

Side effects of Interferon

Much of our recent research has focussed around the side-effects of past and current medications that have been offered to treat Hepatitis C of people with […]
21st March 2017

New Medications, Side-effects & Outcomes

The Forum is gathering information on medications and their side-effects, of the new treatments made available in Scotland (and elsewhere). We have designed a very brief […]
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 […]
12th June 2017

Big Pharma and the ‘C’ word – scaremongering or careful critique?

The Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday 8th June 2017 on a new study extremely critical of the efficacy of the Direct-acting antiviral (DAA) drugs rolled-out to […]