Transcripts by date

To view the transcripts of oral hearings between March 2011 and January 2012 which took place within a particular month, please click on the month. You can also click on a particular date within the table below to view the transcript for that date.

Final hearing day transcript

Closing submissions took place at the final day of hearings on Friday 30th March. To view the transcript from that session please click on the following link:

Transcript - 30 March 2012 [PDF - 257Kb]

The transcripts from the closed sessions during which patients and relatives gave evidence anonymously are now available. The relevant transcripts are highlighted in bold, by date, below.

2011

March

Day Transcript Witness Topic
Day 1Tuesday, 8th March 2011Mrs TamburriniMr Tamburrini
Dr Andrew Bathgate, Consultant HepatologistMr Tamburrini
Dr David Mutimer, Consultant Hepatologist Mr Tamburrini
Dr Bruce Cuthbertson, SNBTS Mr Tamburrini
Day 2Wednesday, 9th March 2011Professor Willem van AkenMr Tamburrini
Dr Myrtle Peterkin, Consultant HaematologistMr Tamburrini
Dr Brian ColvinReverend Black
Dr David Mutimer, Consultant HepatologistReverend Black
Day 3Thursday, 10th March 2011Mrs KennedyMrs O'Hara
Dr David Mutimer, Consultant HepatologistMrs O'Hara
Dr Frank G Dunn, Consultant Cardiologist Mrs O'Hara
Dr Kevin Robertson, Consultant Surgeon Mrs O'Hara
Day 4Friday, 11th March 2011Dr Graeme AlexanderConsultant HepatologistMr Laing
Dr Brian Dow, SNBTSMr Laing
Day 5Tuesday, 15th March 2011 Review of the evidence on the specific deaths
Day 6Wednesday, 16th March 2011Dr John GillonSNBTSStatistics
Professor David Goldberg, Consultant Epidemiologist, Health Protection ScotlandStatistics
Day 7Thursday, 17th March 2011Professor Marc TurnerSNBTSCollection of Blood
Dr Derek Norfolk, Consultant in Haematology and Transfusion MedicineUse of Blood
Day 8Friday, 18th March 2011Dr Charles HayChairman, UKHCDOStatistics
Dr Brian Dow, SNBTSC1
Day 9Tuesday, 22nd March 2011Dr Brian McClellandSNBTSC1
Dr Ruthven Mitchell, SNBTSC1
Day 10Wednesday, 23rd March 2011Professor John CashC1
Day 11Thursday, 24th March 2011Dr John GillonSNBTSC1
Dr Robert J. PerryC1
Dr Graham A. Scott, SHHDC1
Day 12Friday, 25th March 2011Dr Brian McClellandSNBTSB1
Day 13Tuesday, 29th March 2011Professor LeikolaC1
Day 14Wednesday, 30th March 2011Professor Christopher LudlamStatistics
Dr Campbell TaitStatistics
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April

Day Transcript Witness Topic
Day 15Tuesday, 26th April 2011 Screening of World in Action episodes first shown December 1975 - Blood Money B2
Dr Mark WinterB2
Day 16Wednesday, 27th April 2011Dr Mark WinterB2 and B5
Day 17Thursday, 28th April 2011Professor Charles ForbesB2
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May

Day Transcript Witness Topic
Day 18Tuesday, 3rd May 2011Professor Christopher LudlamB2
Day 19Wednesday, 4th May 2011Professor Christopher LudlamB2
Day 20Thursday, 5th May 2011Dr Anna PettigrewB2 and B5
Day 21Friday, 6th May 2011Professor Ian HannB2 and B5
Dr Brian McClelland, SNBTSB2
Day 22Tuesday, 10th May 2011Dr Peter FosterB2
Day 23Wednesday, 11th May 2011Dr Peter FosterB2
Day 24Thursday, 12th May 2011Dr Frank BoultonB2
Dr Brian Dow, SNBTSC1
Day 25Friday, 13th May 2011Dr Robert J. PerryB2
Professor John CashB2
Day 26Tuesday, 17th May 2011Professor Andrew LeverB2
Day 27Wednesday, 18th May 2011Professor Andrew LeverB2
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June

Day Transcript Witness Topic
Day 28Tuesday, 7th June 2011 Christine B5 and B6
Day 29Wednesday, 8th June 2011 Amy B5 and B6
Dr Alison RichardsonB5 and B6
Day 30Thursday, 9th June 2011 Frances B5 and B6
David B5 and B6
Day 31Friday, 10th June 2011Professor Ian HannB2 and B5
Elaine B5 and B6
Day 32Tuesday, 14th June 2011Dr Patricia WilkieB5 and B6
Mark B5 and B6
Day 33Wednesday, 15th June 2011Professor Clifford LeenB6
Professor Charles ForbesB5
Day 34Thursday, 16th June 2011Ms Geraldine BrownB5 and B6
Day 35Friday, 17th June 2011Professor Christopher LudlamB5
Professor Christopher LudlamB5
Day 36Tuesday, 21st June 2011Professor Christopher LudlamB5
Professor Christopher LudlamB5
Day 37Thursday, 23rd June 2011Dr Vivienne NathansonB5
Dr Vivienne NathansonB5
Day 38Friday, 24th June 2011Dr Robert J. PerryB5
Dr John Gillon, SNBTSB5
Ms Christina LeitchB5 and B6
Day 39Tuesday, 28th June 2011Professor Christopher LudlamB5
Professor Gordon LoweB5
Day 40Thursday, 30th June 2011Professor Gordon LoweB5
Dr Brian McClelland, SNBTSB5 and B2
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September

Day Transcript Witness Topic
Day 41Tuesday, 6th September 2011Dr Peter FosterB3
Dr Peter FosterB3
Day 42Wednesday, 7th September 2011Dr Peter FosterB3
Dr Peter FosterB3
Day 43Thursday, 8th September 2011Professor John CashB3
Professor John CashB3
Day 44Friday, 9th September 2011Professor Christopher LudlamB3
Professor Christopher LudlamB3
Day 45Tuesday, 13th September 2011Dr Robert J. PerryB3
Dr Robert J. PerryB3
Day 46Wednesday, 14th September 2011Dr Bruce CuthbertsonSNBTSB3
Dr Bruce Cuthbertson, SNBTSB3
Day 47Thursday, 15th September 2011Professor Willem van AkenB3
Professor Willem van AkenB3
Day 48Tuesday, 27th September 2011Professor John CashB4
Professor John CashB4
Professor Robin WeissB4
Day 49Wednesday, 28th September 2011Professor Richard TedderB4
Dr Graham A. Scott, SHHDB4
Day 50Thursday, 29th September 2011Dr Brian McClellandSNBTSB4
Day 51Friday, 30th September 2011Dr Ruthven MitchellSNBTSB4
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October

Day Transcript Witness Topic
Day 52Tuesday, 11th October 2011Professor Howard ThomasIntroduction to hepatitis
Professor Howard ThomasIntroduction to hepatitis
Day 53Wednesday, 12th October 2011Professor Howard ThomasIntroduction to hepatitis
Professor Howard ThomasIntroduction to hepatitis
Day 54Thursday, 13th October 2011Professor Gordon LoweC3A
Professor Christopher LudlamC3A
Day 55Friday, 14th October 2011Professor Christopher LudlamC3A
Dr Brian ColvinC3A
Dr Brian ColvinC3A
Day 56Wednesday, 26th October 2011Dr Peter FosterC3
Dr Peter FosterC3
Day 57Thursday, 27th October 2011Dr Bruce CuthbertsonSNBTSC3
Professor John CashC3
Day 58Friday, 28th October 2011Dr Robert J. PerryC3
Professor Christopher LudlamC3
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November

Day Transcript Witness Topic
Day 59Tuesday, 1st November 2011Dr James K. SmithB3
Dr James K. SmithB3
Day 60Wednesday, 2nd November 2011Dr James K. SmithC3
Dr James K. SmithC3
Day 61Thursday, 3rd November 2011Dr Ronald V. McIntoshC3
Mr Alexander MurrayC3
Mr Duncan MacnivenC3
Day 62Friday, 4th November 2011Professor Willem van AkenC3
Professor Willem van AkenC3
Day 63Tuesday, 15th November 2011Dr Brian McClellandSNBTSC2
Dr Brian McClelland, SNBTSC2
Day 64Wednesday, 16th November 2011Dr Brian McClellandSNBTSC2
Professor John CashC2
Day 65Thursday, 17th November 2011Dr Ruthven MitchellSNBTSC2
Dr John Gillon, SNBTSC2
Mr Duncan MacnivenC2
Day 66Monday, 21st November 2011Dr John ForresterC2
Dr Iain MacDonaldC2
Day 67Tuesday, 22nd November 2011Dr Brian DowSNBTSC2 and C4
Dr Brian Dow, SNBTSC2 and C4
Day 68Wednesday, 23rd November 2011Dr Robert J. PerryC4
Dr Brian McClelland, SNBTSC4
Day 69Thursday, 24th November 2011Dr Brian McClellandSNBTSC4
Mr George TuckerC4
Dr Ruthven Mitchell, SNBTSC4
Day 70Tuesday, 29th November 2011Mr David McIntoshC4
Professor John CashC2
Day 71Wednesday, 30th November 2011Professor LeikolaC2 and C4
Professor LeikolaC2 and C4
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December

Day Transcript Witness Topic
Day 72Thursday, 1st December 2011Professor John CashC4
Professor John CashC4
Day 73Tuesday, 6th December 2011 Procedural HearingVarious
Day 74Wednesday, 7th December 2011Dr Robert J. PerryC3A
Dr Brian ColvinC3A
Day 75Thursday, 8th December 2011 Stephen C6
Day 76Friday, 9th December 2011 Bridie C6
Day 77Tuesday, 13th December 2011 Colin C6
Gordon C6
Day 78Wednesday, 14th December 2011Mr Duncan MacnivenC2
Professor Peter HayesC6
Day 79Thursday, 15th December 2011 Laura C6
Anne C6
Day 80Friday, 16th December 2011Professor Gordon LoweC5
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2012

January

Day Transcript Witness Topic
Day 81Tuesday, 10th January 2012 Alex C6
Alex C6
Day 82Wednesday, 11th January 2012Professor John CashC4
Professor John CashC4
Day 83Thursday, 12th January 2012Dr Philip CachiaC5
Dr Charles Hay, Chairman, UKHCDOC5
Day 84Friday, 13th January 2012Dr Vivienne NathansonC5
Mr David McIntoshC5
Day 85Tuesday, 17th January 2012Professor John CashC5
Dr Graeme Alexander, Consultant HepatologistC5
Day 86Wednesday, 18th January 2012Dr John GillonSNBTSC5
Dr Aileen KeelC5
Day 87Thursday, 19th January 2012Mr David Wattersformer General Secretary of the Haemophilia SocietyB2, B5 and C5
Mr David Watters, former General Secretary of the Haemophilia SocietyB2, B5 and C5
Day 88Friday, 20th January 2012 Procedural matters
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March

Day Transcript Witness Topic
Day 89Friday, 30th March 2012 Closing submissions
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