25th February 2017

Studies stating increased mortality from hepatic and extrahepatic disease caused by chronic Hep C Infection

On 14 June last year, the European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) held a Round Table of Stakeholders on ‘Hepatitis C.’ Two very important and timely topics were […]
27th February 2017
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Missing records ‘turning up’ again

The subject of missing medical records has turned-up again. Reports from the BBC and others highlight that the latest large-scale missing records incident in England has […]
1st March 2017
Red Dollar Pills

The Dollar Bill and Dollar Pill – Big Pharma Profiteering and NHS England rationing

A BBC report has questioned the links of a UK charity with the pharmaceutical industry and drawn inferences between the charity’s funding and it’s advocating for […]
19th March 2017

Use of Lump sum payments received

The Forum is gathering information on the lump sum payments issued from December 2016 by the Skipton Fund under the existing UK scheme. We have designed […]
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 […]
24th March 2017

Member’s stories

We received a harrowing story from SIBF member Agnes about the direct impact of getting Hep C from contaminated blood from a blood transfusion, which we […]