This is the website for the Scottish Public Inquiry into Hepatitis C/HIV acquired infection from NHS treatment in Scotland with blood and blood products. It was set up by Scottish Ministers under the Inquiries Act 2005. It was announced by Nicola Sturgeon MSP, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing on 23 April 2008. The Rt Hon Lord Penrose is the Chairman of the Inquiry.

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The Right Honourable Lord Penrose

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Publication of Final Report

The Final Report of the Penrose Inquiry will be published on Wednesday 25 March 2015.

To mark the publication of the Report, a launch event will be held on 25 March in the Auditorium at the National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, starting at 11 am.

The launch will be open to Core Participants to the Inquiry and interested members of the public, as well as members of the media. At the launch event, Lord Penrose will outline the background to the Inquiry, along with the Inquiry’s key findings and recommendations.

Copies of the Final Report and its Executive Summary will be available at the conclusion of the event.

For more information see media note: Press Release 15 January 2015 [PDF - 25Kb]

Website last updated 15 January 2015