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Please see below the latest news articles from the Infected Blood Inquiry and check back regularly for further updates.

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Most Recent News

  • 11 June 2020

    Further nominees for psychosocial expert group put forward

    Two further experts have been put forward to join the Infected Blood Inquiry’s psychosocial group to provide expertise on fertility for the group’s supplementary report. 

    The nominees will provide independent expertise to inform the Inquiry's understanding of the psychosocial impact on those infected and affected.

    The nominees to the psychosocial group can be found here.

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    9 June 2020

    Consultation on autumn hearings

    Sir Brian Langstaff, Chair of the Infected Blood Inquiry, has written to all core participants outlining the Inquiry’s approach to holding safe hearings during the coronavirus pandemic. 

    The...

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    3 June 2020

    Local meetings with the Inquiry Team

    Although it is not possible for us to meet in person, we want to continue with the local meetings we have held for people infected and affected across the UK. This will be a learning experience for us...

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    2 June 2020

    Sir Brian Langstaff calls on new sponsor Minister to cut through problems with psychological and financial support

    The Chair of the Infected Blood Inquiry, Sir Brian Langstaff, has replied to the Paymaster General’s confirmation of her appointment as sponsor Minister. 

    Noting that the Inquiry is a priority for...

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    19 May 2020

    Judicial review process complete

    In March and April, a client of Collins Law issued two separate judicial review proceedings against the Chair of the Inquiry. This process has now come to an end. The proceedings were issued against...
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    15 May 2020

    Newsletter

    Over the next few months, the Inquiry will provide more regular updates on its ongoing work.

    The most recent edition of the Infected Blood Inquiry newsletter has now been published and you can view...

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    30 April 2020

    Inquiry publishes finance report

    We have today (Thursday 30th April) published our latest financial report which details the Inquiry's annual expenditure for the 2019-20 financial year, up to 31 March 2020.

    The report details that...

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    27 April 2020

    Inquiry publishes individual written statements

    Over eleven weeks of hearings last year, the Inquiry heard oral evidence from people who have been infected and affected by treatment with infected blood or blood products. The written statements made...

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    22 April 2020

    Inquiry files paperwork in judicial review

    A core participant client of Collins Solicitors has issued judicial review proceedings against a procedural decision of the Chair of the Inquiry, Sir Brian Langstaff, choosing one of the two courses...

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    7 April 2020

    Medical Ethics expert report published

    We have today (Tuesday 7th April) published the report of the Inquiry’s Expert Group on Medical Ethics.

    The 130-page report discusses the ethical principles that should govern and inform clinical...

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    2 April 2020

    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. 

    You can view the newsletter below.

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  • 20 March 2020

    Further instruction letters for expert groups published

    We have today (Friday 20 March) published two further Supplemental Letters of Instruction, one to each of the hepatitis and psychosocial expert groups. These Letters contain additional questions...