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.

Terms of reference

To view the Inquiry's terms of reference click here

The Right Honourable Lord Penrose

Latest News


The Scottish Legal Aid Board is relocating so the Inquiry team has been required to move out of the offices in Drumsheugh Gardens. We have moved to Victoria Quay. From Monday 29th September our new address will be:

Victoria Quay
Area 2J South

Contact telephone numbers remain unchanged.

Final Report

The warning letters process is not yet complete. An update on the date of publication for the Final Report will be provided once the warning letters process is finished.

Website last updated 29 September 2014