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.

The Inquiry has now begun its investigative work. The first stage is to obtain evidence and witness statements.
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What's the latest news from the Inquiry?
  • 13 May 2019

    Letter from Jackie Doyle-Price MP to Sir Brian Langstaff

    In October 2018 the Chair of the Inquiry, Sir Brian Langstaff, wrote to the Cabinet Office. Having heard first-hand from people attending the preliminary hearings in September 2018 considerable concerns about access to and variations in financial support he called on the government to take action.

    Following a meeting between the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC)…

  • 13 May 2019

    Timetable for public hearings 21 May 2019 - 24 May 2019

    Tuesday 21 May

     

    From 10:00 Registration. Tea and coffee available

     

    10:30 Witness 1: Paul Kirkpatrick

     

    11:30 Break. Tea and coffee available

     

    12:00 Witness 2: Brigid Campbell

     

    13:00 Lunch. Tea, coffee and sandwiches available

     

    14:15…

  • 13 May 2019

    Public hearings factsheet

    We have published a factsheet to provide information for those attending the hearings in Belfast between 21 May and 24 May 2019.

     

    Belfast hearings factsheet

Events
  • Hearing

    Witness Hearings - 22 May - Belfast

    If you'd like to register your interest in attending this hearing date, please complete the form below.

    Some people may need overnight accommodation. The Inquiry is considering booking hotel accommodation close to the hearing venues, for people who are infected and/or affected. You should only complete this section of the form if this applies to you.

    Please note, this may not…

  • Hearing

    Witness Hearings - 23 May - Belfast

    If you'd like to register your interest in attending this hearing date, please complete the form below.

    Some people may need overnight accommodation. The Inquiry is considering booking hotel accommodation close to the hearing venues, for people who are infected and/or affected. You should only complete this section of the form if this applies to you.

    Please note, this may not…

  • Hearing

    Witness Hearings - 24 May - Belfast

    If you'd like to register your interest in attending this hearing date, please complete the form below.

    Some people may need overnight accommodation. The Inquiry is considering booking hotel accommodation close to the hearing venues, for people who are infected and/or affected. You should only complete this section of the form if this applies to you.

    Please note, this may not…

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