Haemophilia Northern Ireland is a Core Participant of the Infected Blood Inquiry

Haemophilia Northern Ireland has been accepted as organisational core participants of the Infected Blood Inquiry, and are represented and assisted in the inquiry by Watkins & Gunn Solicitor’s.

In accepting our applications the Inquiry has recognised that,

  • We have been acting in the interests of many of those who have also registered with our solicitors Watkins & Gunn.
  • We have been significantly involved in matters to which the Inquiry relates, and
  • Our involvement will facilitate the better management of the Inquiry.

We are particularly pleased that the Inquiry recognises the need for a voice from the devolved regions of the UK.

Being a core participant in the Inquiry will help Haemophilia Northern Ireland continue to represent the interest of both our members but also Northern Ireland as a whole. We will continue to work closely with the other patient interest core participants throughout the UK to ensure the inquiry fulfils its Terms of Reference and gets to the truth.

if you would still like to register with  our Solicitors Watkins & Gunn and to obtain their help in applying for core participant status, or to give evidence, then you still can still do so. All legal costs linked to the inquiry, and consistent with its terms, will be paid by the inquiry. You can register by completing the inquiry form on our website www.haemophiliani.org , or call our Inquiry helpline 028 92 013 040 or text ‘Legal Inquiry’ to 67777