Infected Blood Inquiry Continues Hearings
The Infected Blood Inquiry continues to hear evidence from a wide range of witnesses on what has been called the worst treatment disaster in NHS history.
This week, Lord Kenneth Clarke, Minister of State for Health 1982-85 and Secretary of State for Health 1988-90, is giving oral evidence. Lord Clarke follows other Government witnesses the previous week: Dr Diana Walford (a senior Department of Health medical officer in the 1980s) and Lord Simon Glenarthur (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health 1983-1985).
There has been extensive media coverage of the evidence heard by the Inquiry:
The Inquiry Counsel Team is led by Jenni Richards QC, and includes Katie Scott, Annabel Lee and Adam Boukraa.
The Department of Health and Social Care is represented by Eleanor Grey QC.
NHS Blood and Transplant is represented by Charlie Cory-Wright QC, Gethin Thomas and Daniel Kozelko.
More information is available on the Inquiry's website.