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Spotlight on History: Contaminated Blood and the Origins of the Infected Blood Inquiry

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The Infected Blood Inquiry, chaired by Sir Brian Langstaff, is due to begin its public hearings in London on Tuesday 30 April 2019. The inquiry is examining the circumstances in which men, women and children were given contaminated blood and contaminated blood products in the UK, in particular since 1970. As of next week, people […]

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Cyclist Alex Dowsett: ‘Haemophilia is the Catalyst to My Success!’

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Few rare disease communities can boast of having a champion cyclist to call their own. In haemophilia, Alex Dowsett has pedalled past the impossible and is still overtaking any doubts of what can be achieved living with a severe bleeding disorder. At just 29 years of age, Alex has been competing consistently at the pinnacle […]