Parents giving accounts of their experiences from their childs
original referral through to post-surgery.
The national scene including evidence from the Department of Health,
witnesses from Supra-Regional services and The Royal Colleges and professional
Bristol Services including how they were set up and how the services
were organised. Witnesses include staff from the Bristol Royal Infirmary,
past and present; and staff from the local and regional health authorities.
The management and care of the children among the issues covered
will be pre-operative care; surgery; post-operative care; post mortems;
and dealings with parents.
The adequacy of the service including staff training; informed
consent; medical and clinical audit.
Covers concerns raised about surgery at the hospital between 1984 and
1995 and any failure to take action promptly.
EXPERT GROUP EVIDENCE
The Inquiry collected evidence from members of its independent Expert
Group. Alongside the recorded transcript discussions, this evidence took
the form of submitted written statements or commissioned reports, as well
as documents referred to and exhibited during oral evidence.
Written responses regarding
referrals to the Bristol Hospitals
The Inquiry received written comments from Clinicians relating to Inquiry
Issue D Referrals Issues
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