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Blood: Contamination

Question for Department of Health

UIN 55626, tabled on 30 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will take steps to ensure that people diagnosed with HIV infection will retain the same standards of care under the new structuring of contaminated blood payment structure as they do at present.

Answered on

7 December 2016

Work is ongoing on the detailed design of a new scheme, to secure appropriate support for those infected with HIV and hepatitis C. The standards of care provided by the National Health Service will continue.