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England Infected Blood Support Scheme

Following the recent announcement regarding the final Infected Blood Inquiry report, we do not have any further information regarding Sir Brian Langstaff’s timetable for the Infected Blood Inquiry’s final report.

The matter of the Inquiry timetable is for the independent Chair. The Chair made an announcement on 20 September on the Inquiry
’s page where you can find further information.​​​​​​

The NHS Business Services Authority is continuing to work closely with the Department of Health and Social Care regarding recommendations made. We’ll update our website with further information as soon as this is available.

We support people historically infected with hepatitis C and/or HIV from NHS blood or blood products. We also help families, civil or long-term partners after the death of someone infected. 

Who can join the scheme and how to apply

Support is available for people with hepatitis C, HIV and their spouses or civil partners, or estates

If your hepatitis C condition changes

Apply for Special Category Mechanism for hepatitis C stage 1

Families and estates of deceased beneficiaries

The scheme provides support to spouses, civil partners and long-term partners of a deceased beneficiary

Discretionary support

A range of help is available for scheme members, this covers different types of financial support and advice

Talking therapy support

Being infected with hepatitis C or HIV from blood or blood products may have affected you and your family member

Financial and support services

A range of financial and other support is available for scheme members

EIBSS resources

Infected Blood Interim Compensation Payment Scheme, annual reports and focus group minutes

Contact EIBSS

Contact us if you have any queries, need an application form, or to update your personal details.

England Infected Blood Support Scheme news

Infected Blood Inquiry’s final report delay

9th October 2023

Following the recent announcement regarding the final Infected Blood Inquiry report, please note we do not

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Government announcement regarding payments to estates or authorised representatives

9th October 2023

Following the UK Government announcement on 17 August 2022, payments can now be made to estates or authoris

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Government announcement about interim payments - 17 August 2022

17th August 2022

On 17 August 2022, the Government made this announcement about interim payments: 

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