Haemophilia A trial results ‘mind-blowing’

Haemophilia A trial results ‘mind-blowing’   By James Gallagher Health and science correspondent, BBC News British doctors say they have achieved “mind-blowing” results in an attempt to rid people of haemophilia A. Patients are born with a genetic defect that means they do not produce a protein needed to stop bleeding. Thirteen patients given the gene therapy at Barts Health […]

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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:     14th […]

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Breaking News: Contaminated blood scandal to have ‘full statutory inquiry’

Contaminated blood scandal to have ‘full statutory inquiry’   A “full statutory inquiry” will be carried out into the contaminated blood scandal that left at least 2,400 people dead, the government has announced. The decision was made after victims and families expressed strong views over the involvement of the Department of Health. The inquiry will now be the responsibility 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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Contaminated Blood: Cover-up Revealed in Cabinet Papers

Siobhan Ryan Haemophiliac infected with HIV and hepatitis C after being given contaminated blood criticises Government Mark Ward outside the Houses of Parliament in London today and meeting Brighton MP Caroline Lucas. Stefan Rousseau/PA.. Mr Ward, who is medically retired after a career working for British Airways, said: “I am not at all surprised to hear about this. “The Department […]

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HAEMOPHILIA SCOTLAND: JOINT CONTAMINATED BLOOD AND BLOOD PRODUCTS CAMPAIGN MEETING REPORT

    JOINT CONTAMINATED BLOOD AND BLOOD PRODUCTS CAMPAIGN MEETING REPORT On Saturday the 26th August, Haemophilia Scotland and the Scottish Infected Blood Forum held a joint meeting to discuss a collective response to the announcement that there will be a UK Public Inquiry into the contaminated blood and blood products disaster. The meeting was well attended by affected people, including independent campaigners, […]

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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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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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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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