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Public Inquiry Newsletter – April

Welcome to the April edition of our Public Inquiry Newsletter. The Newsletter will keep you updated with events and progress of the Public Inquiry and when the Inquiry is sitting. You can also look out for weekly updates on our website. This edition includes information on our pre-hearings social event, a letter from our chair […]

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Join us at our pre-Inquiry social event

We know many of you will be travelling to London to be present at the first day of the Infected Blood Inquiry and we would like to mark this occasion by getting together beforehand. The Society will be holding an informal social event on April 29 from 6pm – 8pm where there will be a […]

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New legal team: ‘First, we listen’

Peter Jones, who will be leading the Haemophilia Society’s legal team at the Infected Blood Inquiry, has been a partner in Eversheds Sutherland for more than 30 years. He set up the firm’s Inquiries and Investigations Team and has been involved in many of the UK’s most high profile public inquiries. Here Peter tells us […]

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Newsletter – February

The Society Appoints new Legal team The Haemophilia Society has ended its association with Malcomson Law UK Ltd, meaning the firm will no longer represent The Society at the Infected Blood Inquiry.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 […]

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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The Haemophilia Society has ended its association with Malcomson Law UK Ltd, meaning the firm will no longer represent The Society at the Infected Blood Inquiry.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 of Northern Ireland. It provided […]

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Inquiry documents row: NHS England must explain

The Society would like to add its thanks to Jason Evans of the Factor 8 group for exposing this wholly unacceptable situation. The Haemophilia Society calls on the head of NHS England, Simon Stevens, to explain why his organisation failed to pass on a request from The Infected Blood Inquiry that no documents, files or […]

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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 its relevance. Evidence submitted yesterday […]

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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 compromised if more funding is […]

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Newsletter 5 – 4 January

Invite to Feedback on Support Schemes We would like to gather your thoughts and opinions on the current support schemes in the UK. We, alongside other groups, have been invited to engage with Health Minister Jackie Doyle-Price at the end of January to examine the issues around the current arrangements. We would like to invite […]

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