SIBF NEWS

15th August 2018

PIP Review of Health Assessments – Video Recording Proposal

At a recent DWP PIP Forum meeting, the research staff asked if we could identify any people who have current or past experience of undergoing a […]
24th August 2018

PIP, Benefits reform and requests for Letters of Support from GP’s

Need help to support your PIP application? It seems GP’s won’t help you. Some representative bodies for GP’s in Scotland are advising their GP members to […]
2nd October 2018

Infected Blood Inquiry Preliminary Hearings

The preliminary hearings of the Inquiry took place over 3 days from Monday 24th to Wednesday 26th September in central London. The commemoration that took place […]
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. […]
11th October 2018

Scottish Government accepts all conclusions and recommendations of Clinical Review Group’s Report

  Joe Fitzpatrick, Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing has stated the Scottish Government’s acceptance of the recommendations from Clinical Review Group’s Report into the […]
12th October 2018

Infected Blood Inquiry – update on psychological support

The Inquiry has been able to extend the arrangement with the British Red Cross who will now provide confidential telephone support until the public hearings next […]