UK Covid-19 Inquiry public hearings: module 2, week 6 (20 November - 23 November 2023)

This week the Inquiry heard from witnesses including Sir Patrick Vallance, Professor Sir Chris Whitty and Professor Sir Jonathan Van Tam. The Inquiry heard evidence on the timing of lockdowns, difficulties in getting data on NHS capacity, and the interactions between government and its scientific advisors.

This briefing summarises the proceedings most relevant to NHS trusts, and is the sixth in the series of weekly briefings on the Inquiry’s public hearings on module 2.