Welcome to the Independent Neurology Inquiry website

The establishment of an Independent Inquiry was announced by the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health in May 2018.  The Minister for Health, Robin Swann, converted the Independent Neurology Inquiry to a Statutory Public Inquiry on the 11th December 2020.

The Inquiry Panel will carry out an independent statutory inquiry of an inquisitorial nature.

The attached Statement from the Inquiry Chairman in relation to the conversion of the Inquiry from a Non-Statutory Public Inquiry to a Statutory Public Inquiry, along with the Inquiry Restriction Order.  The Inquiry has also issued correspondence to the Patient Client Council in relation to the Inquiry conversion.

The Inquiry Chairperson provided an update in relation to the Inquiry's work on the 26th July 2021 and this can be accessed here Press Release 26 July .

Public Engagement Questionnaires can be found on our Key Documents page.  Completed questionnaires must be submitted to the Inquiry by 5pm on the 26th August 2021.

To contact the Inquiry please email info@neurologyinquiry.org.uk or telephone 028 9025 1133 or 07966 897435

Link to the Independent Neurology Inquiry Revised Terms of Reference Revised Independent Neurology Inquiry Terms of Reference 11 December 2020 (PDF 44 KB) 



  • Panel meeting 22 October 2021
  • Panel Meeting 7 October 2021
  • Panel meeting 7 July 2021
  • Panel meeting 8 June 2021
  • Panel meeting 25 May 2021