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Updates from The Inquiry team

The Inquiry has just issued its first newsletter you can read it here https://www.infectedbloodinquiry.org.uk/sites/default/files/IBI-Newsletter-Dec.pdf The Inquiry team has also just released the dates of meetings it will be holding for people who have been infected and/or affected. The dates and locations are below. To attend please register with the Inquiry directly.  https://www.infectedbloodinquiry.org.uk/local-meetings-inquiry-team Nottingham – 29 January […]

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Invitation to engage with Health Minister Jackie Doyle-Price

We, along with several other members of the contaminated blood community have been invited to engage with Health Minister Jackie Doyle-Price to examine the issues we have around the current arrangements for financial support in the UK. This meeting is the result of the open letter from Sir Brian Langstaff to the Cabinet Office and […]

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Leeds Roadshow, Update.

The venue for The Haemophilia Society’s Roadshow in Leeds on Sunday, 25 November, has been confirmed as the Park Plaza Hotel, Boar Lane, City Square, Leeds, LS1 5NS. The meeting is a chance for members to hear what has happened at the Public Inquiry so far and what is happening in the future as well […]

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Society welcomes Chair of the Infected Blood Public Inquiry’s call for ‘decisive action’

The Haemophilia Society have welcomed the publications of the letter from the Chair of the Infected Blood Public Inquiry, Sir Brian Langstaff, to Cabinet Office Minster, David Lidington, calling for ‘decisive action’ on the issues of financial and psychological support for victims of the Infected Blood scandal. https://bit.ly/2Ep3Wb2 Sir Brian’s call echoes the letter sent […]

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Coping with personal stress

The Public Inquiry has, for many people, brought back difficult memories.  It is perfectly normal for you to find this stressful.  It can be helpful to express these feelings with people you trust and help you manage more in the longer term. However, if you feel your emotions are not returning and you are still […]

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The Haemophilia Society asks PM for action

Following the opening three days of the Infected Blood Public Inquiry, The Haemophilia Society has written to the Prime Minister, asking for urgent action.  In their letter the Society welcomes the Government’s apology and words of empathy but says if they are not followed by action they will be ” hollow in the extreme..” Read the […]

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