21 May 2024

Infected blood compensation: victims could get £200,000 within 90 days

Health and Social Care Editor

First, the vindication, now the compensation: the victims of the infected blood scandal have suffered for decades.

Now the government is promising urgent payments this summer for people living with infections, and the first full payments for those infected and affected by the end of the year.

Of the 30,000 people given contaminated blood, more than 3,000 have already died.