UK Govt still failing victims of contaminated blood scandal

The UK Government continues to fail victims of the contaminated blood scandal. I often make representations in debates on this issue and most recently during a back bench business debate I asked that the UK Government confirm that the well overdue funding for victims of the contaminated blood scandal is not taken from NHS budgets. "On mitigating the loss, I am here to repre...
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Support for contaminated blood victims this winter

Drew Hendry MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey has put more pressure on the UK government to increase winter fuel payments for those infected with contaminated NHS blood and blood products. People across the UK who were infected with HIV and Hepatitis C in the 1970s and 1980s currently receive winter fuel payments from the Caxton Foundation charity. These range...
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UK Government needs to stop ‘dragging its feet’ on payments for tainted blood vicitims

MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Drew Hendry has renewed calls for the UK Government to increase winter fuel payments for those who contracted HIV and hepatitis C as a result of contaminated NHS blood products in the 1970s and 1980s. Health Minister Shona Robison wrote to UK Public Health Minister Jane Ellison in September to urge the UK Government to increas...
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