The Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry

Chairman: The Rt Hon Lord MacLean
20 December 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 Report has now been launched and is available on this website.

If you would like a copy, or copies, of the Report, please call the Inquiry Team on 0131 240 6809 or email information@valeoflevenhospitalinquiry.org.

The copies are available free of charge.