Factor 9 – pledge now to take this play to the Edinburgh Fringe

I am writing this post to ask for your help with the attempt to get an incredible piece of work shown at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  A playwright called Hamish MacDonald has written a play called Factor 9 based on the contaminated blood tragedy whereby thousands of haemophiliacs and those with other bleeding disorders … Continue reading Factor 9 – pledge now to take this play to the Edinburgh Fringe

Letter to the Health Minister regarding the Contaminated Blood Announcement

I am writing following your announcement to the House of Commons on Monday 10 January regarding HIV and Hepatitis C contaminated blood and blood products.I appreciated your apology on behalf of this administration and those who have failed to address this - the greatest tragedy of modern health care.  I trusted that when you said … Continue reading Letter to the Health Minister regarding the Contaminated Blood Announcement

Contaminated Blood House of Commons Debate – 14.10.10

Around 100 of us crowded into the public gallery in the House of Commons last Thursday to hear a historic back bench debate on contaminated blood products.  Haemophiliacs and von Willebrands, infected and affected, wives and husbands, families of those too sick to be there and widows and children of those who have died.We had … Continue reading Contaminated Blood House of Commons Debate – 14.10.10