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Please see below for the latest news articles from the Infected Blood Inquiry.

Please check back regularly for further updates from the Inquiry. 

For media enquiries please contact the Senior Communications Adviser, David Carnell, on 07743 600 910 or email [email protected]

Most Recent News

  • 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

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  • 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,...

  • 18 November 2019

    Inquiry round-up

    The three weeks hearing evidence from people infected and affected this autumn brought the total number of people who have given oral evidence to the Inquiry since April to 189.  The Inquiry has also...

  • 14 November 2019

    Judicial review process complete

    In September, five clients of Malcomson Law issued judicial review proceedings against the Chair of the Inquiry. This process has now come to an end.

    Four core participants were challenging the...

  • 4 October 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...

  • 4 October 2019

    Inquiry files paperwork in judicial review

    Five clients of Malcomson Law have issued judicial review proceedings against the Chair of the Inquiry, Sir Brian Langstaff. We filed paperwork yesterday (3 October 2019) to the Administrative Court...

  • 30 September 2019

    Public hearings factsheet

    We have published a factsheet to provide information for those attending the hearings in London between 8 October and 1 November 2019.

     

    London hearings factsheet.

  • 27 September 2019

    Instruction letters for expert groups published

    We have today (27 September 2019) published the first set of Letters of Instruction for five of our expert groups. 

    The letters have been sent to these five groups: psychosocial, hepatitis, HIV,...

  • 24 September 2019

    Timetable for public hearings 8 October - 1 November 2019 (London)

    Timings are provisional and subject to change.

     

    Week 1

     

    Tuesday 8 October

     

    From 09:30 Registration. Tea and coffee available

     

    10:00 Witnesses 1 and 2 - Colin Turton and Denise Turton

     

    1...

  • 19 September 2019

    Sir Brian Langstaff writes to Public Health England

    Sir Brian Langstaff has written to the Chief Executive of Public Health England (PHE) to express his disappointment at the lack of attention paid in a recent PHE report into hepatitis infection...

  • 16 September 2019

    Change to dates for expert hearings

    We previously announced that we would begin taking evidence from some of the Inquiry’s appointed experts in November.

    The expert hearings will help place what we have already heard in a wider context...

  • 28 August 2019

    Further nominees for expert groups put forward

    Thirteen further people have been put forward to serve as part of the expert groups that are helping to inform our work.

    Their role is to openly advise the Chair to help him get to the truth of what...

  • 20 August 2019

    Newsletter

    The fifth issue 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...