Evidence hearing - Blood, tissue and organ screening

20 March 2014

This session will explore the national surveillance system for transfusion-transmitted infections. It will also consider the reporting of potential cases of Creutzfeldt Jakob disease (CJD) and the work of the National CJD Research and Surveillance Unit.

Evidence hearing

Wednesday 26 March 2014
Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 9.15 am

  • Professor Richard Knight, Director, National CJD Research and Surveillance Unit
  • Professor Sheila Bird, Programme Leader, Medical Research Council Biostatistics Unit
  • Dr Paula Bolton-Maggs, Medical Director, Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) Haemovigilance Scheme
  • Dr Simon Mead, Association of British Neurologists

Further evidence sessions will be announced in due course.

Further information

The session is open to the public on a first come, first served basis. Portcullis House is the building directly above Westminster Station, entrance to which is via Victoria Embankment.  There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms.  It is advisable to allow about 30 minutes to pass through security checks.  Committee rooms and the timing of meetings are subject to change.

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