Public Hearings Timetable

The timings are provisional and subject to change.

Registration is open for the following weeks:

 

Week of 17 May - Current support schemes in the four nations of the UK

Tuesday 18 May 

Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme

morning starting at 10:00: Mairi Gougeon (remote): Minister for Public Health and Sport 

followed by: Martin Bell (remote): Director of Primary Care & Counter Fraud Services, NHS National Services Scotland

Wednesday 19 May

Infected Blood Payment Scheme for Northern Ireland

morning starting at 10:00: Robin Swann (remote): Minister of Health for Department of Health 

followed by: Liz Redmond (remote): Director of Population Health, Department of Health

Thursday 20 May 

Wales Infected Blood Support Scheme

morning starting at 10:00: Vaughan Gething (remote): Minister for Health and Social Services

followed by: Alison Ramsey (remote): Deputy Director of Finance and Corporate Services, NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

Friday 21 May

England Infected Blood Support Scheme

morning starting at 10:00: Brendan Brown (in person): Director of Citizen Services, National Health Service Business Services Authority

afternoon starting at 14:30: Matt Hancock (in person): Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and William Vineall (in person): Director of NHS Quality, Safety and Investigations, Department of Health and Social Care

 

Week of 24 May - The Haemophilia Society & a presentation by Counsel to the Inquiry about ethical and professional guidance for clinicians

Tuesday 25 May 


Peter Wetherall (to be confirmed): Local Chairman of Cambridge branch (1981-83) & Executive Committee Member of The Haemophilia Society (1983-85)

Wednesday 26 May


Simon Taylor (to be confirmed): Executive Committee Member and Trustee of The Haemophilia Society (1998–2002)

Thursday 27 May 


Karin Pappenheim (to be confirmed): Chief Executive of The Haemophilia Society (1998–2004)

Friday 28 May


Presentation by Counsel to the Inquiry about ethical and professional guidance for clinicians

 


Indicative hearing weeks (registration not open):

 

Week of 7 June:  Evidence will be called from campaigners. Further evidence will be called from campaigners in due course.

Week of 14 June:  Presentation by Counsel to the Inquiry about the smaller haemophilia centres.

Week of 21 June:  The Inquiry will examine Treloar's.

 


 

Week of 19 July:  Government witnesses.

Week of 26 July:  Government witnesses. Further evidence will be called from government witnesses in due course.