10th February 2016

SIBF Parliament Event Video

The Forum held an evening reception at the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 10th February in Committee Room 1 to launch the Scoping Exercise and the ‘Living […]
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?’ […]
31st March 2016

Members’ views

SIBF members Richard and Elena Brown e-mailed us to extend their appreciation for the work SIBF does. You can easily contact us by e-mailing your views, […]
4th April 2016

Penrose – setting patient off against patient? – a member’s view

An SIBF member voices an opinion on Lord Penrose’s approach to victims:   I have never met Lord Penrose and didn’t know much about him but […]
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 […]