The Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry

Chairman: The Rt Hon Lord MacLean
1 November 2014
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The Rt Hon Lord MacLean

This is the website for the Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry. The Inquiry was set up by Scottish Ministers to investigate the occurrence of C. difficile infection at the Vale of Leven Hospital from 1 January 2007 onwards. The Inquiry will also investigate the deaths associated with C. difficile which occurred between 1 December 2007 and 1 June 2008.

View the Inquiry's Terms of Reference.

Nicola Sturgeon MSP, then Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Cities Strategy, announced the Inquiry in the Scottish Parliament in April 2009. The Inquiry, which has been set up under the Inquiries Act 2005, began its work on 1 October 2009. The Rt Hon Lord MacLean, pictured, is the Chairman of the Inquiry.

Current status

The Inquiry is pleased to report that the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing has now announced the date for publication of the Inquiry Report.

The Report will be published on Monday 24 November 2014 at Fifteen Ninety Nine, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow (the premises of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow). Further details will be announced shortly.