Haemophilia News

HAEMOPHILIA NEWS The purpose of this page is to provide news articles related to Haemophilia. The information contained on this page includes various items, for example: Developments of new clotting products, vaccination updates and haemophilia industry business along with other areas of this specialist field of medicine.   Click on each link to read the News article: August Spark Therapeutics […]

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Haemophilia A trial results ‘mind-blowing’

Haemophilia A trial results ‘mind-blowing’   By James Gallagher Health and science correspondent, BBC News British doctors say they have achieved “mind-blowing” results in an attempt to rid people of haemophilia A. Patients are born with a genetic defect that means they do not produce a protein needed to stop bleeding. Thirteen patients given the gene therapy at Barts Health […]

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Breaking News: Contaminated blood scandal to have ‘full statutory inquiry’

Contaminated blood scandal to have ‘full statutory inquiry’   A “full statutory inquiry” will be carried out into the contaminated blood scandal that left at least 2,400 people dead, the government has announced. The decision was made after victims and families expressed strong views over the involvement of the Department of Health. The inquiry will now be the responsibility of […]

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Contaminated Blood: Cover-up Revealed in Cabinet Papers

Siobhan Ryan Haemophiliac infected with HIV and hepatitis C after being given contaminated blood criticises Government Mark Ward outside the Houses of Parliament in London today and meeting Brighton MP Caroline Lucas. Stefan Rousseau/PA.. Mr Ward, who is medically retired after a career working for British Airways, said: “I am not at all surprised to hear about this. “The Department […]

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ALERT: ISSUE IDENTIFIED IN BPL PLASMA PRODUCTS PRODUCTION

        ISSUE IDENTIFIED IN BPL PLASMA PRODUCTS PRODUCTION  19TH JULY 2017  JEFFERSON COURTNEY The Department of Health (DH) published a statement (below) this morning regarding an issue identified during a routine inspection of Bio Products Laboratory (BPL) and their production of plasma derived blood products. The statement says that there was a problem with the computer software which controls the […]

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