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?
  • 2 April 2020


    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.

    Unfortunately due to all staff currently working from home, we are unable to send physical copies of this newsletter in the post.

    If you would…

  • 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…