Blood: Contamination

Department of Health written question – answered on 16th January 2015.

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Photo of Tim Farron Tim Farron Liberal Democrat, Westmorland and Lonsdale

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department has received any adverse notifications from the Penrose Inquiry relating to people in Scotland infected with hepatitis C and HIV acquired from exposure to contaminated blood and blood products.

Photo of Jane Ellison Jane Ellison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Penrose Inquiry has stated that the identities of the recipients of warning letters are confidential. We are therefore unable to either confirm or deny whether the Department has received a warning letter.

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