A pensioner with critical health problems was "bed blocked" for 11 days when he needed to be at a Hampstead dialysis unit - and, in a "catastrophic mix up", nearly had a pacemaker fitted he didn't need.
Highgate mother Della Hirsch welcomed the chance to finally hold the medical community to account for the "truly horrendous wrong that has been visited upon us" during her speech on the second day of the Infected Blood Inquiry's preliminary hearings.
Former Royal Free patients who were infected with HIV and Hepatitis C by being given contaminated blood spoke at an emotionally charged independent public inquiry that began today - after a wait that has lasted decades.
Contaminated blood scandal victims have slammed the former director of the Royal Free Hospital's haemophilia centre after unearthing a recording which sees her admit to non-consensual blood testing of patients and criticise campaigners.
Students from William Ellis School and LaSWAP sixth form centre were given the chance to highlight the health concerns that mattered to them in a video campaign produced with the help of Healthwatch Camden.