Three men infected with hepatitis C through contaminated blood start legal proceedings against UK governmentBMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h302 (Published 19 January 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h302
- Clare Dyer
- 1The BMJ
Three men who became infected with hepatitis C through NHS treatment with contaminated imported blood have begun a legal challenge to the lawfulness of the UK government’s compensation scheme.
They argue that the scheme breaches anti-discrimination laws because people infected with a different virus, HIV, get substantially higher …