UK Covid-19 Inquiry public hearings: module 1, week 4 (03-06 July 2023)

The UK Covid-19 Inquiry (the Inquiry) public hearings for module 1 commenced on 13 June 2023 and will conclude on 21 July.

This week the focus of the Inquiry was on Wales and Northern Ireland, hearing evidence the First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, as well as Professor Jim McManus and former Minister for Health Northern Ireland Robin Swann.

This briefing summarises the proceedings most relevant to NHS trusts, and is the fourth in the series of weekly briefings on the Inquiry’s public hearings.

See our earlier briefings on the preliminary hearings, weekly briefings on the hearings, and a set of frequently asked questions on rule 9 requests we prepared with our legal partners.