Contaminated blood scandal

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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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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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