News

News

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

Please check back regularly for further updates from the Inquiry. 

Most Recent News

News

  • 11 October 2018

    Psychological support available until April 2019

    The confidential support service offered by the British Red Cross to anyone affected by treatment with infected blood or blood products is closing temporarily on 15th October. The service will resume...

  • 2 October 2018

    Telephone support extended

    The wellbeing of people taking part in the Inquiry is important and during the preliminary hearings in Church House and in the days afterwards a confidential support service was offered by the British...

  • 28 September 2018

    Preliminary hearings now complete

    The Infected Blood Inquiry has now completed three days of preliminary hearings at Church House in London.

    During these hearing the Inquiry heard opening statements from the Chair of the Inquiry, Sir...

  • 20 September 2018

    Update on the expert groups ahead of the preliminary hearings

    To help get to the truth of what has happened in the most authoritative and transparent way possible, the Chair is appointing expert groups to advise him openly. These will cover the relevant fields:...

  • 13 September 2018

    Further details on the preliminary hearings

    The programme for the three days has now been published, along with a fact-sheet with details including times for registration, the nature of the commemoration, and psychological support for people...

  • 23 July 2018

    Sharing your experience with the Inquiry

    Sir Brian Langstaff, the Chair of the Inquiry, and the Inquiry team are very grateful to the large number of people who are infected and affected who have completed the Inquiry’s form saying how they...

  • 13 July 2018

    Update on preliminary hearings in September

    Sir Brian's letter explains that the three days of preliminary hearings from Monday 24th to Wednesday 26th September at Church House will be an opportunity for core participants (or their legal...

  • 13 July 2018

    Preliminary Hearings in September

    The Inquiry is holding preliminary hearings at Church House in London from Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 September. This will be an opportunity for core participants to make opening statements about the...

  • 12 July 2018

    Local meetings with the Inquiry team

    We are holding meetings for people who have been infected and/or affected who would like to get an update from the Inquiry team in a city near where they live. So far meetings have been held in...

  • 2 July 2018

    Terms of Reference published: Inquiry underway

    Sir Brian Langstaff, Chair of the Inquiry said,

    “What is difficult to comprehend is the sheer scale of what happened. The numbers of people, both adults and children, from all walks of life who were...

  • 2 July 2018

    Invitation to share your experience with the Inquiry

    We are inviting you to complete a short form by 20 July telling the Inquiry how you would like to provide evidence. We are asking you to complete this form so that we know how many people are...

  • 26 April 2018

    The consultation on the Terms of Reference has closed

    Sir Brian Langstaff, the Chair of the Inquiry, has consulted widely on the Terms of Reference. Sir Brian is very grateful to the large number of people who have contributed to the consultation whether...