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Public Inquiry

Contaminated blood support scheme: PM must act

Prime Minister Theresa May has been urged to intervene to improve the financial support system for people infected and affected by the contaminated blood scandal. The Government had promised to address campaigners’ concerns about inequalities in the Infected Blood Payment Scheme before the Infected Blood Inquiry began its witness hearings

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Call for contaminated blood action

The APPG on Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood has written the Prime Minister to ensure that the Government sticks to its commitment to deal with problems with the contaminated blood support schemes before the infected blood inquiry begins. With the inquiry beginning its hearings tomorrow on the 30 April this deadline

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The Haemophilia Society appoint new legal representation

The Haemophilia Society has ended its association with Malcomson Law UK Ltd, meaning the firm will no longer represent The Society at the Infected Blood Inquiry. We have appointed Eversheds Sutherland as our new legal representative. This is a UK-wide firm with branches in England, Scotland, Wales and deep knowledge

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Thousands of documents submitted to Infected Blood Inquiry

The Haemophilia Society has submitted approximately 30,000 scanned documents to the Infected Blood Inquiry, in compliance with its request for archive evidence. The Inquiry team yesterday confirmed The Society has provided all the documentation that has been requested. It will now be reviewed by the Inquiry team and assessed for

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The Haemophilia Society urges Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington to boost funding to the Infected Blood Inquiry or risk failing the scandal’s victims

The Haemophilia Society urges Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington to boost funding to the Infected Blood Inquiry or risk failing the scandal’s victims. In a letter to Mr Lidington which we are publishing today, Clive Smith, Chair of Trustees of The Haemophilia Society, warns that the long-awaited Inquiry could be

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Society Chief Executive writes in the Times

After more than three decades we have, at last, a full public inquiry into the infected blood scandal which has led to the deaths of more than 2,500 people and caused incalculable suffering to thousands more. It is not just the numbers of people involved that are shocking, it is

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