Policy paper

UK blood safety and the risk of varient Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Government's response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report on UK blood safety and vCJD.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This document gives the government’s response to a Science and Technology Select Committee report on blood safety. It sets out the government’s commitment to evidence-based and cost effective ways to reduce the risk of infection due to blood transfusions.

Published 17 October 2014