Inquiry announces timetable for its next Health and Social Care Impact Hearings (21–23 May)

The provisional timetable for the Inquiry's Health and Social Care Impact Hearings (21–23 May) is as follows: 

Tuesday 21 May – finishing at 12.30pm

  • Gemma Barton – Glasgow Disability Alliance
  • Derek Kelter – Glasgow Disability Alliance

Wednesday 22 May – starting at 1:30pm and finishing at 2.45pm

  • Amanda Jelley – Long Covid Kids Scotland

Thursday 23 May 

  • Emma McConnachie – Independent witness
  • HSC0249 – Anonymous witness
  • Neil Craig – Independent witness
  • Helen Goss – Long Covid Kids Scotland


This will be the final week of Health and Social Care Impact Hearings.



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 approximately 4.15pm, except where noted. 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. 

Media enquiries should be directed to

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