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?
  • 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 raised during the expert hearings in February. The questions will be answered in a further report from the hepatitis group and in the supplemental report being prepared by the psychosocial group.

  • 19 March 2020

    Inquiry files paperwork in judicial review

    A client of Collins Solicitors has issued judicial review proceedings against a decision of the Chair of the Inquiry, Sir Brian Langstaff. We filed paperwork yesterday (18 March 2020) to the Administrative Court outlining why we do not believe this challenge is valid.

    Judicial review is a type of court proceeding in which a judge reviews the lawfulness of a decision or action…

  • 17 March 2020

    Change to dates for next hearings

    We previously announced that the next Inquiry hearings would be in June and July 2020 when we would hear evidence from clinicians and others who can shed light on the policies and practices of haemophilia centres across the UK. 

    Circumstances have now changed. The risks of coronavirus to people who are older or who have health conditions mean it is no longer practical or safe…

Events
  • Local meeting

    Friday 27 March - Newcastle

    Following the latest advice issued by the UK Government we have cancelled this meeting due to the spread of coronavirus.

    The Inquiry will endeavour to keep people up to date with our work and we encourage you to contact us if you have any questions.

    The Inquiries Act and Rules allow for the reasonable costs of attending Inquiry meetings to be refunded. Please view the below…

  • Local meeting

    Monday 30 March - Carlisle

    Following the latest advice issued by the UK Government we have cancelled this meeting due to the spread of coronavirus.

    The Inquiry will endeavour to keep people up to date with our work and we encourage you to contact us if you have any questions.

    The Inquiries Act and Rules allow for the reasonable costs of attending Inquiry meetings to be refunded. Please view the below…

  • Local meeting

    Tuesday 31 March - Glasgow

    Following the latest advice issued by the UK Government we have cancelled this meeting due to the spread of coronavirus.

    The Inquiry will endeavour to keep people up to date with our work and we encourage you to contact us if you have any questions.

    The Inquiries Act and Rules allow for the reasonable costs of attending Inquiry meetings to be refunded. Please view the below…