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Irish blood service sues its former medical consultant

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 29 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:261
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    The Republic of Ireland's blood transfusion service, which is currently being investigated for infecting many of the country's haemophilic patients with HIV and the hepatitis C virus, is suing one of its former medical consultants after an earlier incident concerning contaminated blood products. The suit could become one of the biggest cases in Irish medicolegal history. …

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