This document presents the Government’s response to the Science and Technology Select Committee’s “After the Storm?” report on blood safety. It sets out the government’s commitment to evidence-based and cost effective ways to reduce risks of infection from blood transfusions, tissues and organ transplants, contaminated medical equipment and so on.
Government response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Report of Session 20014-15: After the Storm? UK blood safety and the risk of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Health by Command of Her Majesty. London: Department of Health, October 20th 2014. Cm 8940.