10th February 2016

Legal perspective from Patrick McGuire of Thompsons Solicitors

“It may sound odd and entirely contradictory but I would describe the outcome of the work of the Contaminated Blood Financial Review Group as a great […]
21st March 2016

BBC coverage, one year post Penrose – the ‘look-back’ recommendation

SIBF Convener Philip Dolan and Thompsons solicitors highlighted the perceived lack of progress in taking forward the sole recommendation arising from the much maligned Penrose Inquiry […]
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 […]
16th April 2016

‘Quietly solve this or it could lead to an open-ended commitment of huge proportions’

At the recent House of Commons debate, some MP’s made powerful statements. Below is an extract from a Scottish MP, Dr Philippa Whitford (Central Ayrshire) (SNP), […]
18th May 2016

Hillsborough parallels – modelling ‘establishment’ cover-ups?

Living in a democracy – an apparently open society – with elected representatives put in place to carry out the will of the people, you would […]