The Fatherless Generation

A support and advocacy group for those who have lost parents to Contaminated Factor VIII / IX.

The Fatherless Generation is a sub-group of Factor 8 Campaign UK which is comprised of those who have lost a parent to the Factor VIII / IX blood products scandal of the 70's and 80's.

There are currently just under a hundred members of this small community who have managed to find and connect with each other.

Contaminated Blood Protest

Have you lost a parent to Contaminated Factor VIII / IX?


It was not unavoidable. It was avoidable. The truth about that has not yet been told.
— Prof John Cash (Medical Director, SNBTS) / BBC Panorama 2017
I think it should become much more evident, the scale of the cover-up and the way that the truth has been avoided.
— Lord David Owen (ex-Minister for Health) ICA London 2016

Member Stories

Read some of our members stories in the press: