Statutory Public Inquiry into the Contaminated Blood Scandal

Welcome to this new section of the web site where you can read all the latest news from the much awaited Statutory Public Inquiry into the Contaminated Blood Scandal, together with background information and comment from The Society. There are also other useful links you may wish to follow.

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The Inquiry - first three days

After three decades of campaigning the Public Inquiry in the Infected Blood scandal finally got underway Click below to read more about it.

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About the scandal

In the 70s and the 80s, around 5,000 people with bleeding disorders were infected through contaminated clotting factors.

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Chair of Trustees' letter

"...I welcome the official start of the long-awaited Statutory Public Inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal."

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“The Government had abdicated its responsibility to do the ‘right thing’ by The Haemophilia Community and hid behind the concept of litigation to avoid its moral responsibility.” These were the words of Raymond Bradley, leader of The Haemophilia Society’s legal team.

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Meet the Society’s Infected Blood Inquiry Team

The Society has put together a strong to represent it at the long awaited Public Inquiry into the Infected Blood Scandal.

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About the Inquiry

The Statutory Inquiry into the Contaminated Blood Scandal was set up following an announcement by the Prime Minster in 2017.

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