Public inquiries: an introduction

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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 two: Public inquiries: An introduction

Date/time: Thursday 7 October, 12-12.30pm

  • What is a public inquiry?
  • What is the scope and purpose of a public inquiry?
  • How does a public inquiry work?
  • What does this mean for you?

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.

To book for ‘Public inquiries: An introduction’ please complete the form below.

To book for the other webinars please click on the webinar titles below:

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.

Once registered, we will send details of how to join.

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Webinar 7th October 2021 12noon-12.30pm

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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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