Joining the scheme

Details on how to apply to join the Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme.

If you have previously registered with any of the UK support schemes (Eileen Trust, Macfarlane Trust, MFET Ltd, Skipton Fund or Caxton Foundation) and are eligible to join the Scottish scheme, you must first provide the UK schemes with permission to transfer your details to us.  If you have not done this yet, please contact the relevant UK scheme for guidance.

People infected by Hepatitis C and/or HIV

If you received an infection yourself and have never registered with us please use the forms below. 

Chronic Hepatitis C infections (PDF 260KB) Advanced Hepatitis C infections (PDF 560KB)

 

If you are infected by HIV and would like to apply for the first time, please contact the scheme by email (NSS.SIBSS@nhs.net) or by telephone (0131 275 6754) for guidance on the steps required to apply.

Widows, widowers and partners

If you are a widow, widower or partner of someone who died before they could register with us, or any of the previous UK schemes, please contact the scheme by email (NSS.SIBSS@nhs.net) or by telephone (0131 275 6754) for guidance on the steps required to apply.

Alternative formats

Applications to the Scottish scheme are made using forms that you can download and print from this website. If you would prefer us to post you a form, please contact us via email (NSS.SIBSS@nhs.net) or telephone 0131 275 6754.