Support available from The Hepatitis C Trust following BBC programme on contaminated blood

BBC Panorama last night aired an episode on the contaminated blood scandal, which led to patients contracting hepatitis C and HIV. The Hepatitis C Trust was listed on the BBC's Information and Support page for the programme. Our confidential helpline is open Monday-Friday from 10.30am-4.30pm and is staffed solely by people who have themselves been affected by hepatitis C. If you have any concerns following the programme and would like to speak to someone about hepatitis C, you can call the helpline on 0845 223 4424 or 020 7089 6221. Alternatively, you can email

The episode of Panorama, titled Contaminated Blood: The Search for the Truth, is available on the BBC iPlayer here. It will also be repeated on Wednesday 17th May at 12.15am on BBC2.

Further information about our helpline is available here.