Blood: Contamination

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 1st November 2018.

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Photo of Ian Lavery Ian Lavery Co-National Campaign Coordinator, Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Party Chair, Labour Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department holds on the presence of pathogens in contaminated blood products.

Photo of Jackie Doyle-Price Jackie Doyle-Price The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS Blood and Transplant is responsible for the collection of donated blood and the production of blood products for the National Health Service in England. Modern safety standards are rigorous, and our blood supply is now one of the safest in the world. A donation which falls short of our standards during testing will be discarded.

The most recent safe supplies annual report can be found at the following link:

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