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The Haemophilia Society’s response to today’s call for full compensation for contaminated blood victims

The Haemophilia Society today welcomes a call from the leaders of the main UK political parties in Westminster for full compensation to be paid to those infected and affected by the contaminated blood scandal without further delay. Political pressure has been growing on the Government to urgently address the financial hardship faced by thousands of […]

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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 on April 30, 2019. However, […]

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Summary of media articles over the last 24 hours

Sunday Media Coverage on BBC news at 10. When this is available we will post the link here. Sunday Papers The Telegraph https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/04/27/generation-schoolboys-wiped-staff-pressured-using-children-guinea/?fbclid=IwAR3RqXa3Y7tE9pX3OnCWUU2UywEeHATexqhU_BxBWbFM_iGS8mk4-VgIAfY The Guardian Monday Media Radio 5 Live https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0004gyj Monday Papers The Times https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/hospital-infected-teenager-with-hiv-then-kept-diagnosis-secret-mfsdffmt0?fbclid=IwAR02_vslREm0ytaG1Gs8XDaUz9t9FRIsdeTGDE6MqTg_dCGqiKlpON8c8Wk The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/apr/29/infected-blood-victims-mass-screening-hepatitis-c-nhs?fbclid=IwAR19T6WRknMkIukuRZ5oICFrlW6P2z4YIwr1dWwrutC8dEU6Mshwzqh0jjk The Daily Mail https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6970355/Tainted-blood-scandal-victims-not-told-HIV-two-years-evidence-suggests.html?fbclid=IwAR0GuRL6sSHMk37FEPFwR1Uw5-GeiyuydNNEx8mal_V5pn3dbd57-trRdVc Article in the Belfast Telegraph today https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/inquiry-to-reveal-ugly-truth-says-northern-ireland-man-caught-up-in-blood-scandal-38058396.html?fbclid=IwAR2ixSH2OmKSpLv2H_fL54NTC-EMdxgQVlM9i3FjOlnh9Ha9RzH2SPxbSiM Outside UK The London hearings […]

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