Blood Brothers

Winifred Robinson tells the story of the 1,200 haemophiliacs who contracted HIV in the 1980s, after they were treated with infected blood products in hospitals around the country.

Today, fewer than 400 of the original number survive.

Their testimonies and experiences are related here in a unique archive of interviews, conducted by a nurse involved in their treatment.

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Winifred Robinson tells the story of the 1,200 haemophiliacs who contracted HIV in the 1980s, after they were treated with infected blood products in hospitals around the country.

Today, fewer than 400 of the original number survive.

Their testimonies and experiences are related here in a unique archive of interviews, conducted by a nurse involved in their treatment.

20061111

Winifred Robinson tells the story of the 1,200 haemophiliacs who contracted HIV in the 1980s, after they were treated with infected blood products in hospitals around the country.

Today, fewer than 400 of the original number survive.

Their testimonies and experiences are related here in a unique archive of interviews, conducted by a nurse involved in their treatment.