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16 April 2016

Left to die: the hidden victims of an NHS blunder

”In 1991 The Observer revealed the scandal of patients infected by HIV as a result of the contamination of Health Service blood. Now, beset by illness and poverty, they are launching a final battle for justice. Lorna Martin reports ” https://www.theguardian.com/society/2006/apr/16/health.aids

This was on the watches of

Kenneth Clarke 1988 – 1990 & Virginia Bottomley 1992 – 1995 Stephen Dorrell 1995 – 1997 Frank Dobson 1997 – 1999 Alan Milburn 1999 – 2003 John Reid 2003 – 2005 Pat Hewitt 2005 – 2007 & Alan Johnson 2007 – 2009

An apology for this was finally wrung out of David Cameron by Andy Burnham in 2015.

Cameron apologises to those infected with hepatitis C and HIV 30 years ago https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/mar/25/cameron-apologises-infected-hepatitis-c-hiv-contaminated-blood

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