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Restriction Order 6 issued

Lord Brodie issued Restriction Order 6 this morning.

Date 29 October 2021

Restriction Order 4 published

Restriction Order 4 restricts the publication of material that identifies the witnesses designated by the Inquiry as Witness 6. They will be designated as such in all material published by the Inquiry.

Date 28 September 2021

Statement on Respecting the Anonymity of Child Identities

Lord Brodie has issued a statement today on respecting anonymity of child identities. 



Date 20 September 2021

Press Release - Patients and families to have their say as Scottish Hospitals Inquiry hearings commence

The Scottish Hospitals Inquiry will hear from affected patients and families when the first diet of oral hearings begins on Monday 20 September.

Date 20 September 2021

New Restriction Order published

Restriction Order 3 was published today regarding the anonymity of two further witnesses.

Date 7 September 2021

Restriction Orders published

Two Restriction Orders were published in relation to material released by the Inquiry and granting anonymity to three witnesses. 


Date 30 August 2021

Protocol on Public Access to Information published

This protocol sets out the Inquiry’s general approach to access to evidence and information and guidance on the Inquiry’s approach to redaction.


Date 18 August 2021

Newsletter - August 2021

The Inquiry's newsletter for August 2021 is now published.

Date 2 August 2021

May 2022 hearings to explore issues at Edinburgh hospital

Chair of the Scottish Hospitals Inquiry, Lord Brodie, has issued guidance setting out the focus of the Inquiry’s work in relation to the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People.

Date 19 July 2021