25th March 2021

Scottish Government announce increases in payments to end the disparity between schemes in the UK

The Scottish Government today announced key changes to the Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme which will be funded by the UK Government. https://www.gov.scot/publications/scottish-infected-blood-support-scheme—payment-changes-statement/ This was in […]
13th February 2022

Scottish Consultation Report on the Infected Blood Compensation Framework

SIBF’s Tommy Leggate was commissioned, jointly with Haemophilia Scotland, to carry out the Scottish consultation on a proposed Infected Blood Compensation Scheme. This Scottish Consultation was […]
6th March 2022

Urgent help needed: Might you know the relatives of someone who died and has yet to receive last year’s parity payments?

Urgent help needed - Scottish Government have asked SIBF and Haemophilia Scotland to try to help track down relatives who might qualify for payments.
23rd November 2018

Scottish Government announce new additional financial supports for chronically infected and affected people in Scotland

Scottish Government have announced a major improvement to their Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme (SIBSS) as a result of their acceptance of all the recommendations and […]
18th October 2018

“To us it’s about life and death, to them it’s about money”

Now that the blood disaster is in the public domain and sharply in focus, well established opinions have resurfaced with both Members and Government coming at […]
11th October 2018

Infected Blood Inquiry Core Participant cross-border public spat

Representatives from SIBF and Haemophilia Scotland met with Joe Fitzpatrick, Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing, on 27th September at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. […]