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News

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

Most Recent News

  • 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 two decisions made by the Chair of the Inquiry, Sir Brian Langstaff, in relation to the award of costs. The court dismissed both challenges as being totally without merit.   The…

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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 5 March 2020

    Sir Brian Langstaff calls for specialist psychological support across the UK

    Sir Brian Langstaff has repeated his call for specialist psychological support to be made available for people infected and affected by the use of infected blood and blood products. The Infected Blood...

  • 18 February 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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