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England Infected Blood Support Scheme (EIBSS) and benefits

The England Infected Blood Support Scheme (EIBSS) supports people historically infected with hepatitis C and/or HIV from NHS blood or blood products.

They also help families, civil or long-term partners after the death of someone infected.

EIBSS queries


Tel: 0300 330 1294 Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

You can write to them at:

NHS Business Services Authority
Bridge House
152 Pilgrim Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 6SN

Financial help

If you have been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder, you may be entitled to financial help.


Benefits -

Benefits | The Haemophilia Society

Accessing benefits in the UK | The Haemophilia Society

PIP - making a claim | The Haemophilia Society

PIP - assessment process | The Haemophilia Society

Help with travel costs

Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS) - NHS website

Visas / immigration

UK Visas and Immigration -


Career and Employment Support | The Haemophilia Society

Other support

Global Support | The Haemophilia Society

Tackling Financial Insecurity Together | Turn2us

Citizens Advice

Useful organisations, services and links - Healthwatch Oxfordshire

Last reviewed:19 April 2024