Getting ready for the COVID-19 public inquiry – webinars

Getting ready for the COVID-19 public inquiry – webinars

We have launched our COVID-19 inquiry webinar series

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.

COVID-19 public inquiry webinar series

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 free webinars to help you understand and plan for the forthcoming public inquiry.

  1. COVID-19 inquiry: Start preparing now
    Thursday 30 September, 3-3.30pm
  2. Public inquiries: An introduction
    Thursday 7 October, 12-12.30pm
  3. Documentation: Identifying, collating and managing data
    Wednesday 20 October, 2.30-3pm
  4. Public inquiries: Planning and practical considerations for trust management teams
    Tuesday 9 November, 12-12.30pm
  5. Public inquiries and liabilities
    Tuesday 16 November, 2-2.30pm
  6. Whistleblowing, considerations arising from a public enquiry
    Thursday 9 December, 10-10.30am
  7. Duty of candour
    Tuesday 14 December, 10-10.30am

Who should attend

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

To submit questions prior to the webinars please email: COVID-19 Inquiry webinar questions.

If you have any questions please contact Heather Bellis in our events team.

Register for the COVID-19 public inquiry webinars

Joining instructions will be sent out after registration.

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Be prepared for the statutory COVID-19 public inquiry

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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