Duty of candour

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Getting ready for the COVID-19 public inquiry – free webinars

Local NHS organisations have been told that they must start preparing for the statutory public inquiry into the COVID-19 pandemic which is expected to begin in spring 2022. Any organisation can be called upon to provide evidence for the statutory inquiry, and individuals may be required to give evidence under oath. With extensive public inquiry experience, we are here to help.

Drawing on many years of experience in supporting health and social care providers in major public inquiries and investigations, we have developed the following series of practical 30-minute webinars to help you understand and plan for the forthcoming public inquiry.

Webinar seven: Duty of candour

Date/time: Tuesday 14 December, 9-9.30am

  • A reminder of the duty of candour
  • The duty of candour, inquiries and arising liabilities
  • Fostering a duty of candour

Who should attend

NHS board directors, legal services managers and anyone involved in the planning for the inquiry, and in particular trusts appointed named inquiry leads.

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The sessions will be comprised of presentation and questions/answers, if you have any questions you would like to submit prior to the webinars then please email them to us: COVID-19 Inquiry webinar questions.

Joining instructions will be sent upon registration.

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Webinar 14 December 2021 9.00am-9.30am

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    Earlier this month NHS England told local NHS organisations that they must start preparing for the statutory public inquiry into the COVID-19 pandemic. Any organisation might be called upon to provide evidence for the statutory inquiry, and individuals may be required to give evidence under oath. Government said last month that a statutory public inquiry would begin in spring next year.

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    Getting ready for the COVID-19 public inquiry

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