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

Government Announce Results of their Contaminated Blood Review

I'm really upset. The government are doing the least amount they can for those who meet the stage 2 Skipton Fund criteria and widows who can prove that their partners met that criteria. This is a small minority of our community and an inadequate, difficult to fulfil criteria. It is so minimal I'm bloody crying. What … Continue reading Government Announce Results of their Contaminated Blood Review

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