Colin Smith

This is Colin a gorgeous little boy who will live on in my heart forever. It’s because of him and the many others who were murdered by those responsible for their care that gives me the strength to fight for justice and the protection of future generations. Love to Jan & big Colin today and always. For those who do not […]

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Remembering Steve Dymond

DEATH OF STEVE DYMOND We are deeply saddened to have to tell you that Su Gorman’s husband, Steve Dymond, passed away in the early hours of this morning. Su wanted you all to know. Although Steve had responded well to the new treatment, and had ‘cleared’ the Hep C virus, his liver was very badly damaged, and over recent months […]

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Hepatitis News

Hepatitis News July   World Hepatitis Day 2018 Worldwide, 300 million people are living with viral hepatitis unaware. Without finding the undiagnosed and linking them to care, millions will continue to suffer, and lives will be lost. On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, we call on people from across the world to take action, raise awareness and join in the […]

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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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‘Miracle’ hepatitis C drugs costing £30k per patient ‘may have no clinical effect’

‘Miracle’ hepatitis C drugs costing £30k per patient ‘may have no clinical effect’ Review concludes drugs hailed as cure for potentially fatal liver disease may clear virus from blood, but there is no evidence they prevent harm or save lives Hepatitis C is a viral infection that causes chronic liver disease and can lead to death from cirrhosis and cancer. […]

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Jamaican Scientists Are Creating Affordable Hepatitis C Drug From Cannabis

Jamaican Scientists Are Creating Affordable Hepatitis C Drug From Cannabis  Stephen Calabria 25 February, 2017 Photo credit A group of Caribbean scientists has reportedly made a major breakthrough in using cannabidiol (CBD) – an active compound in cannabis – to treat hepatitis C.   The discovery Photo credit The effort is being led by leading Jamaican cancer researcher Dr. Henry […]

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High hepatitis C prevalence seen in Amsterdam PrEP study participants

    HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION AND PREVENTION High hepatitis C prevalence seen in Amsterdam PrEP study participants Gus Cairns Published: 06 February 2017 Jump to Background: hepatitis C prevalence in HIV-negative and HIV-positive gay men Baseline hepatitis C prevalence in the AmPrEP study Hepatitis C incidence in PrEP users Should we test PrEP seekers/users regularly for hepatitis C? Reference Researchers from […]

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