Seamus Dooley of the Virus Reference Lab at UCD said that according to his studies, 252 haemophiliacs
were infected with HIV and Hepatitis C.
Forty years of blunders take a terrible toll on haemophiliacs
And he claimed that the awareness campaign and activities of the Society ensured that between 1985 and 1991 no partner of an infected haemophiliac
contracted the virus.
Philip Dolan, convener of the Scottish Infected Blood Forum, fears the report won't bring victims or the families of those who died closure.
Gareth, a leading voice in the campaign for a public inquiry into one of the most horrific but little-known health scandals of modern time, has seen too many of his fellow haemophiliacs
succumb to some of the most serious diseases known to man to still wear rose-tinted glasses about his long-term future.
By the late 1980s, every haemophiliac
in Scotland had been infected with hepatitis C, although the the NHS maintained incidents were accidental.
Although it's very harrowing to hear the accounts, it has given haemophiliacs
an excellent opportunity to give their version of what happened.
A TREATMENT normally given to haemophiliacs
can boost survival rates of some stroke victims by almost 40 per cent, according to new research.
HUNDREDS of Scots haemophiliacs
face an anxious wait to find out if they have been infected with the human form of mad cow disease.
todaycalled on Chancellor Gordon Brown to make money available for safer treatment of their condition in his Budget on Wednesday, which is World Haemophilia Day.
are calling on Chancellor Gordon Brown to make money available for safer treatment of their condition in his Budget on Wednesday, which is World Haemophilia Day.
The Rt Hon The Lord Archer of Sandwell QC will start hearing evidence on the treatment of haemophiliacs
with blood infected with HIV and Hepatitis C in the 1970s and 1980s, on March 27.
will be classed as high risk because of the blood products they use Chisholm said: ' If individual haemophiliacs
would like an assessment of their own personal risk, then they should speak to their own doctor.
The campaigners were calling for a probe into cases of haemophiliacs
infected with deadly HIV and hepatitis through getting NHS blood transfusions.
Ollie Carruthers' blast came after Health Secretary John Reid announced that ex-gratia payments would be made to haemophiliacs
infected with hepatitis C from NHS blood or blood products.