Inquiry announces timetable for its Health and Social Care Impact Hearings from 26-28 March

The provisional timetable for the Inquiry's Health and Social Care Impact Hearings from 26-29 March is as follows: 

Week three 

Tuesday 26 March

Panel, Independent Care Homes Scotland

  • Mary Rodgers, Care Home Manager
  • Carol Ann Currie, Principal Care Assistant
  • Madeana Laing, Care Home Manager
  • Peter McCormick, MD Randolph Hill Nursing Homes Group

Panel, Central Scotland Care Homes

  • Lissa Di Giacomo – Oakminster Healthcare Limited
  • Scott Finnigan – Thistle Healthcare Limited
Wednesday 27 March 
  • Martin Crewe, Barnardo’s Scotland
  • Anne Whyte, Barnardo’s Scotland
  • Ron Culley, Quarriers
Thursday 28 March
  • SallyAnn Kelly, Aberlour
  • Nancy Loucks, Families Outside
  • Fiona Bennett, Barnardo’s Scotland
  • Viv Dickenson, Cross Reach 


Up until Easter, Lord Brailsford will primarily chair the hearings remotely. 

Anyone wishing to attend a hearing in person must request a place in advance. Requests can be made by email to  

For those not attending in person, proceedings can be watched on the Inquiry’s YouTube channel, which also has videos of all the Inquiry’s previous hearings. Live broadcasts will also be available on the homepage of the Inquiry website and remain there as a recording until the following hearing. 

Sessions will usually start at 9.45am and finish at 4.15pm, and daily timetables are published on the Hearings page. Please check the Inquiry’s social media account on X for live updates on session start and break times.  

Further guidance for witnesses and attendees is available on the Information for Witnesses and Attendees page. 

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The Inquiry is committed to being trauma-informed and person-centred and welcomes feedback in relation to attendance at hearings. Any queries or feedback can be sent to