‘He left hospital with a death sentence’ A blood scandal victim’s story

‘He left hospital with a death sentence’ A blood scandal victim’s story

Routine tooth extraction was ‘a death sentence’ says granddaughter

Source: www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/my-grandfather-went-tooth-extraction-15231477

Shining a spotlight on ‘the worst treatment disaster in NHS history’

Shining a spotlight on ‘the worst treatment disaster in NHS history’

In the 1970s and 80s, almost five thousand haemophiliacs in the UK were given Factor VIII – a new blood-clotting product contaminated with HIV, Hepatitis or both.

Source: www.glasgowsouthandeastwoodextra.co.uk/news/health/shining-a-spotlight-on-the-worsttreatment-disaster-in-nhs-history-1-4809619

Family of Derry man infected with Hepatitis C hopeful truth will be exposed

Family of Derry man infected with Hepatitis C hopeful truth will be exposed

The family of a Derry man who was infected with Hepatitis C through contaminated blood treatment, have said they are hopeful the full truth of what happened will be exposed through a new Inquiry.

Source: www.derryjournal.com/news/family-of-derry-man-infected-with-hepatitis-c-hopeful-truth-willbe-exposed-1-8656172

Worcester woman doubts truth will come out at infected blood inquiry

Worcester woman doubts truth will come out at infected blood inquiry

A MARTLEY woman one of the key victims of the infected blood scandal says she doubts the real truth of the scandal will come out a new inquiry.

Source: www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/16956631.worcester-woman-doubts-truth-will-come-out-atinfected-blood-inquiry/

Government apologises for infected blood scandal that killed Dagenham father

Government apologises for infected blood scandal that killed Dagenham father

The government has said sorry for the infected blood scandal at the inquiry into the treatment of thousands of people given products containing hepatitis and HIV.

Source: www.barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk/news/health/government-apologises-for-blood-scandal-that-killed-dagenham-father-1-5718206

Stories Of Loss From Victims Fighting For Justice Over Contaminated Blood Scandal

Stories Of Loss From Victims Fighting For Justice Over Contaminated Blood Scandal

Their lives were forever changed by killer viruses in contaminated blood.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.ie/entry/contaminated-blood-scandal-victimsstories_uk_5bae3dc4e4b0b4d308d278bf?t26

BioEdge: Inquiry into NHS blood scandal begins

BioEdge: Inquiry into NHS blood scandal begins

A public inquiry has begun into the use of contaminated blood for patients with bleeding disorders.

Source: www.bioedge.org/bioethics/inquiry-into-nhs-blood-scandal-begins/12834

Haemophilia Society: Theresa May should back blood scandal apology with cash

Haemophilia Society: Theresa May should back blood scandal apology with cash

Theresa May is facing fresh calls to help victims of the contaminated blood scandal, at least 80 of whom are thought to have died since July, when she announced an inquiry into the tragedy. A…

Source: www.thetimes.co.uk/article/back-apology-with-cash-blood-scandal-victims-tellmay-0xrjvxbvg

Daughter of Sedbergh man who died from contaminated blood wants inquiry to bring clarity

Daughter of Sedbergh man who died from contaminated blood wants inquiry to bring clarity

THE daughter of a Sedbergh man who died after coming into contact with contaminated blood has said she hopes a public inquiry will bring…

Source: www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/news/16950177.inquiry-is-all-about-getting-to-real-truth/

HIV, hepatitis, death: infected blood scandal inquiry puts victims first

HIV, hepatitis, death: infected blood scandal inquiry puts victims first

After decades of silence, victims of the infected blood scandal dare to hope for justice

Source: www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/sep/29/red-hiv-yellow-hepatitis-black-death-infected-blood-scandal-inquiry-victims

‘We just want the truth’ says wife of tragic man infected by NHS blood at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

‘We just want the truth’ says wife of tragic man infected by NHS blood at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

The wife and daughter of a much-loved Fylde coast man who died 42 years after being infected by contaminated blood at Blackpool Victoria Hospital have welcomed a government inquiry into the wide-spread healthcare scandal that is believed to have claimed the lives of more than 3,000 people.

Source: www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/health/we-just-want-the-truth-says-wife-of-tragic-maninfected-by-nhs-blood-at-blackpool-victoria-hospital-1-9372294

My Husband Died An AIDS Victim Because Of Contaminated Blood. For Him, And All The Others, The Inquiry Must Now Hear The Truth

My Husband Died An AIDS Victim Because Of Contaminated Blood. For Him, And All The Others, The Inquiry Must Now Hear The Truth

Our lives could have been so much easier, our grief so much less harrowing, had those who were – and are – responsible not spent decade after decade trying to cover up what they did and didn’t do

Source: www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/contaminated-blood_uk_5bae34c6e4b0425e3c22f36d

Be heard, find the truth, act justly

Be heard, find the truth, act justly

Church House in Westminster is where the preliminary hearings of the Infected Blood Inquiry have taken place this week. Sir Brian Langstaff is the retired judge who agreed to head the inquiry.

Source: www.worthingherald.co.uk/news/opinion/be-heard-find-the-truth-act-justly-1-8650824

Anger of contaminated blood Northern Ireland man told childhood records destroyed – BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Anger of contaminated blood Northern Ireland man told childhood records destroyed – BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

A man due to give evidence to the Contaminated Blood Inquiry said he left

Source: www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/anger-of-contaminated-blood-northernireland-man-told-childhood-records-destroyed-37362206.html

My career as an international blood smuggler

My career as an international blood smuggler

For years, Kathleen McLaughlin smuggled American plasma every time she entered China, home to the world’s largest and deadliest blood debacle. She had no other choice

Source: www.theguardian.com/society/2018/sep/27/my-career-as-an-international-blood-smuggler

‘I Lost Both Parents Within 8 Days Of Each Other To Contaminated Blood’

‘I Lost Both Parents Within 8 Days Of Each Other To Contaminated Blood’

‘Mum was trying to fight for answers for her kids, now I’m doing that for her’.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/contaminated-blood-lauren-palmer-parentsdied_uk_5bace851e4b0425e3c20f1ec?utm_hp_ref=uk-news

‘I Lost My Husband And My Children Lost Their Dad – And It Was All Avoidable’

‘I Lost My Husband And My Children Lost Their Dad – And It Was All Avoidable’

Widow wants infected blood inquiry to bring closure after years of struggle and grief.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/i-lost-my-husband-and-my-children-lost-their-dad-and-itwas-all-avoidable_uk_5babb679e4b082030e777324

Reality Check: Does the UK import blood?

Reality Check: Does the UK import blood?

A public inquiry into the infected blood scandal of the 1970s and 1980s is under way.

Source: www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-45641186

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