‘I hold no hope at all,’ says man infected in NHS contaminated blood scandal

Published in The Guardian, 2/15/2016


Mark has already found the process of seeking support from successive governments “a total mess” and he has no hopes the proposals will help make it any better.

The shock discovery he had been infected with hepatitis C more than 30 years before came just three years ago. “I found out that I had been given contaminated blood. To make matters worse, I found that I had been misdiagnosed with haemophilia 17 months before I was given a blood transfusion for a swollen knee in a Kent hospital when I was eight years old.

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