Haemophilia Scotland Statement: UK Contaminated Blood & Blood Products Inquiry & Meeting

UK CONTAMINATED BLOOD AND BLOOD PRODUCTS INQUIRY AND MEETING Since Haemophilia Scotland was established we have tried to report back as quickly as possible about all of our activities.  Therefore, we wanted to keep you up to date with developments in the last couple of weeks since the UK Inquiry into the contaminated blood and blood products disaster was announced. We received a copy of […]

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Contaminated Blood Scandal Updates & Media

Contaminated Blood Scandal Updates & Media   Panorama – Contaminated Blood: The Search for the Truth Published on 11 May 2017 It has been called the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS. More than 2,000 people died and thousands more were infected with HIV and Hepatitis C after being treated with contaminated blood products. All the victims […]

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ALERT: ISSUE IDENTIFIED IN BPL PLASMA PRODUCTS PRODUCTION

        ISSUE IDENTIFIED IN BPL PLASMA PRODUCTS PRODUCTION  19TH JULY 2017  JEFFERSON COURTNEY The Department of Health (DH) published a statement (below) this morning regarding an issue identified during a routine inspection of Bio Products Laboratory (BPL) and their production of plasma derived blood products. The statement says that there was a problem with the computer software which controls the […]

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Haemophilia News

HAEMOPHILIA NEWS The purpose of this page is to provide news articles related to Haemophilia. The information contained on this page includes various items, for example: Developments of new clotting products, vaccination updates and haemophilia industry business along with other areas of this specialist field of medicine.   Click on each link to read the News article:     17th […]

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Contaminated Blood Scandal – Potential Police Investigation

Andy Burnham demands NHS contaminated blood inquiry Outgoing Labour MP says there was an industrial-scale cover-up over infection of haemophiliacs with HIV and hepatitis     Haemophilia victims have been vindicated as a criminal cover-up is debated in Parliament. Some of the widespread media coverage is featured below.  Published on 11 Apr 2017 The Victoria Derbyshire Show : BBC2 / […]

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World Haemophilia Day 2017

  World Haemophilia Day 17th April 2017 As the sun rises and the haemophilia world awakes, the activities to mark World Haemophilia Day 2017 will bring fun, laughter and joy. The kind of day everyone can appreciate, bleeding disorder or not. It is also a day of mixed emotions because those who have access to treatment will celebrate their lives, […]

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Ryan White

www.facebook.com/groups/2219696857/     Taken from Facebook –The Ryan White Story – EVERYONE needs to know Ryan White was diagnosed with AIDS at age 13 and gained international notoriety fighting for his right to attend school. In the process, he opened the hearts and minds of millions of people. During the time between his diagnosis in 1984 and his death in 1990, Ryan spoke out often and eloquently about […]

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Infusing Love: The Right Time

Talking to children with #bleedingdisorders about our community’s difficult history can be a very touchy proposition for parents. It’s an individual decision whether to broach the subject and determining when is the right time to talk to a child about our legacy is just as tricky. In today’s Infusing Love blog, CEO & President and #hemophilia mom discusses how she’s dealt with this issue […]

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