Contaminated blood scandal

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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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Simon Jenkins is wrong about the NHS infected blood inquiry | Letters
Letters: A public inquiry was the only way to get justice for those affected by this scandal, which went on for two decades and was covered up for 20 years more, writes Diana Johnson MP

Letters

21, Jun, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Blood inquiry turns focus to school where dozens were infected
Former pupils of Treloar College in Hampshire in 1970s and 80s to give evidence and demand accountability

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

21, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Infected blood scandal: government knew of contaminated plasma ‘long before it admitted it’
Exclusive: files at national archives suggest different version of events

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Infected blood scandal: Hancock pledges payouts if advised by inquiry
Health secretary agrees government has ‘moral responsibility’ to address what happened in 1970s and 80s

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

21, May, 2021 @5:48 PM

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US blood was too freely imported to UK in 70s and 80s, David Owen tells inquiry
Ex-health minister says not enough was done to avoid using contaminated US blood to treat haemophiliacs

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

22, Sep, 2020 @1:02 PM

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Infected blood scandal: Treasury refuses to publish key documents
Response to FoI request from victim’s son says disclosure may attract ‘disruptive’ media coverage

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

21, Sep, 2020 @9:16 AM

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Guilt and anger surface as infected blood inquiry hears evidence
Some victims’ diagnosis of HIV and hepatitis C was withheld for years, hearing told

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

24, Feb, 2020 @3:34 PM

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Ministers reject calls for immediate compensation for infected blood victims
Thousands of people got HIV or hepatitis C from blood transfusions in 1970s and 1980s

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

28, Jan, 2020 @6:29 PM

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Refusing Scottish help a 'grave error' in blood scandal, letter says
Taking supplies from Scotland could have saved hundreds from infection, papers suggest

Severin Carrell and agencies

03, Jan, 2020 @6:00 AM

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