Contaminated blood scandal

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Ex-health secretaries call for immediate payouts to UK blood scandal victims
Jeremy Hunt, Matt Hancock and Andy Burnham back chair of inquiry’s recommendation for compensation ‘without delay’

Clea Skopeliti

30, Jul, 2022 @9:54 AM

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Infected blood inquiry: victims should receive £100,000 each ‘without delay’
Inquiry chair recommends that more than 4,000 surviving victims and bereaved partners of NHS scandal be compensated

Tobi Thomas

29, Jul, 2022 @3:39 PM

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Andy Burnham: UK blood scandal may amount to corporate manslaughter
Mayor of Greater Manchester and former health secretary gives evidence to infected blood inquiry

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

15, Jul, 2022 @3:29 PM

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Pay infected blood scandal victims before they die, Boris Johnson urged
Campaigners want prime minister to advance compensation payments to those infected without delay

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

10, Jul, 2022 @9:02 AM

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John Major’s ‘bad luck’ comment on infected blood scandal angers victims
Former prime minister tells inquiry no amount of money could compensate for what happened

Jamie Grierson

27, Jun, 2022 @4:40 PM

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Infected blood scandal payments could run into billions, report suggests
Sir Robert Francis, who authored study, says there is ‘compelling case’ for giving interim compensation of £100,000 to each victim

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

07, Jun, 2022 @6:15 PM

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UK patients affected by infected blood scandal to receive payouts
Government to announce compensation for those infected with HIV and hepatitis C

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

29, May, 2022 @5:03 PM

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Infected blood scandal: ex-pupils and relatives sue Hampshire school
Group action alleges Treloar College failed in its duty of care for children who contracted hepatitis and HIV

Matthew Weaver

23, Jan, 2022 @2:29 PM

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Infected blood scandal: firm claimed products were safe despite using untested donors
Armour UK also aware two people who had used its products had tested HIV positive, the inquiry heard

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

04, Nov, 2021 @6:07 PM

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Norman Fowler: contaminated blood compensation was doomed to failure
Former health secretary said ministers were worried if they paid compensation to haemophiliacs it might set a precedent

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

22, Sep, 2021 @5:03 PM

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Ken Clarke criticised for showing ‘contempt’ at infected blood inquiry
Former health minister appeared irritated at detailed questioning of his role at time of 1980s scandal

Sarah Marsh

27, Jul, 2021 @6:44 PM

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Infected blood scandal: Ex-pupil tells inquiry he did not know he was in a trial
Gary Webster, who went to Treloar College, was part of a cohort of 89 children, less than a quarter of whom are still alive

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

21, Jun, 2021 @5:26 PM

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