Infected Blood Inquiry

The Inquiry will examine why men, women and children in the UK were given infected blood and/or infected blood products; the impact on their families; how the authorities (including government) responded; the nature of any support provided following infection; questions of consent; and whether there was a cover-up.

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If you’ve been affected or have any information we want to hear from you. 

Please get in touch with the Inquiry and talk to us.

Confidential psychological support from the Red Cross is available on 0800 458 9473

What's the latest news from the Inquiry?
  • 23 December 2019

    Update on expert groups

    We have today (Monday 23 December) published one new and four supplementary Letters of Instruction for our expert groups.

    A new letter has been sent to the medical ethics group while the hepatitis, blood disorders and bleeding disorders, HIV and psychosocial groups have had supplementary letters sent to them. We are inviting comments on this the new medical ethics letter  …

  • 2 December 2019

    Newsletter

    The most recent edition of the Infected Blood Inquiry newsletter has now been published. This is designed to provide a short update on the work of the Inquiry. 

    Please click on the link below to view the full newsletter.

    If you would like to access past newsletters issued by the Inquiry, they can be found here.

    Documents

    December Newsletter Issue 7

  • 25 November 2019

    Local meetings with the Inquiry team

    The Inquiry will be holding local meetings for people infected and/or affected throughout the UK in the first months of 2020. The aim of these meetings is to update people on the work of the Inquiry, give people a chance to talk to the team in a location convenient to where they live and to meet with other people participating in the Inquiry.

    The team will be visiting the following…

Events
  • Local meeting

    Thursday 30 January - London

    Registration to attend this meeting has now closed.

    If you have previously registered an interest in attending this meeting, you will have received further information of the event details.

    If you have not received further information or you would like to know more about this event, please contact us.

    The Inquiries Act and Rules allow for the reasonable costs of…

  • Local meeting

    Tuesday 4 February - Bristol

    Registration to attend the 11am - 1pm meeting has now closed. 

    The Inquiry team will be visiting Bristol on the above date.

    This is an opportunity to find out the latest updates on the work of the Inquiry, talk to the team in a convenient location and to meet with other people participating in the Inquiry.

  • Local meeting

    Thursday 6 February - Birmingham

    Registration to attend the 11am - 1pm meeting has now closed. 

    The Inquiry team will be visiting Birmingham on the above date.

    This is an opportunity to find out the latest updates on the work of the Inquiry, talk to the team in a convenient location and to meet with other people participating in the Inquiry.

    This location has been selected for a…