Transcripts and Evidence

DateSubjectTranscriptEvidence
21 June 2022
Private Hearing
Patient 10
Patient 18
Day 1Day 1
22 June 2022
Private Hearing
Patient 84
Patient 16
Day 2Day 2
23 June 2022
Private Hearing
Patient 13Day 3Day 3
27 Sept 2022
Private Hearing
Patient 15
Patient 35
Day 4Day 4
29 Sept 2022
Private Hearing
Patient 1Day 5Day 5
8 Nov 2022Opening Statements from
Chair and Mr Martin Wolfe KC
Day 6Day 6
9 Nov 2022Opening Statement:
Mr Martin Wolfe KC continued
Day 7 
10 Nov 2022Opening Statements:
Mr Martin Wolfe KC continued
Mr Donal Lunny KC
Mr Gerry Boyle KC
Mr David Reid BL
Day 8 
15 Nov 2022Mr Peter May,
Permanent Secretary,
Department of Health

Mr Ryan Wilson,
Director of Secondary Care,
Department of Health
Day 9Day 9
16 Nov 2022Mr Mark Haynes,
Consultant Urological Surgeon
Day 10Day 10
17 Nov 2022Mr Mark Haynes,
Consultant Urological Surgeon
Day 11Day 11
29 Nov 2022Dr Dermot Hughes and
Mr Hugh Gilbert, Independent
Chair & Consultant Urologist
of the Serious Adverse
Incident Review 2020
Day 12Day 12
30 Nov 2022Dr Dermot Hughes and
Mr Hugh Gilbert, evidence
continued
Day 13Day 13
01 Dec 2022Mr Mark Haynes,
Consultant Urological Surgeon
Day 14Day 14
06 Dec 2022Dr Maria O'Kane, Medical
Director, Temporary Accounting
Officer and cover for the Chief
Executive and currently Chief
Executive of the Southern
Health and Social Care Trust
Day 15Day 15
07 Dec 2022Mr Shane Devlin, former Chief
Executive of the Southern
Health and Social Care Trust
Day 16Day 16
08 Dec 2022Mr Shane Devlin, former Chief
Executive of the Southern
Health and Social Care Trust
Day 17Day 17
24 Jan 2023Patient 82
Patient 5
Day 18Day 18
25 Jan 2023Dr Dermot Hughes and
Mr Hugh Gilbert, evidence
continued
Day 19Day 19
26 Jan 2023Mr Eamon Mackle,
Associate Medical Director
2008 - 2016
Day 20Day 20
31 Jan 2023Mr Eamon Mackle,
Associate Medical Director
2008 - 2016

Mrs Heather Trouton, Executive
Director of Nursing, Midwifery
and Allied Health Professionals
Day 21Day 21
01 Feb 2023Mrs Heather Trouton, Executive
Director of Nursing, Midwifery
and Allied Health Professionals
Day 22Day 22
02 Feb 2023Dr Richard Wright, Medical
Director July 2015 - August 2018
Day 23Day 23
21 Feb 2023

Mr Colin Weir, Clinical Director
June 2016 - December 2018

Mr Charles McAllister,
Associate Medical Director,
April 2016 - October 2016

Day 24Day 24
22 Feb 2023Mr Simon Gibson,
Assistant Director,
Medical Director's Office
Day 25Day 25
23 Feb 2023

Ms Martina Corrigan, Head of
Service for ENT and Urology

Ms Esther Gishkori,
Director of Acute Services,
August 2015 - June 2020

Day 26Day 26
28 Feb 2023Dr Richard Wright, Medical
Director July 2015 - August 2018
Day 27Day 27
01 Mar 2023Ms Vivienne Toal, Director of HR
& Organisational Development
Day 28Day 28
02 Mar 2023

Ms Vivienne Toal, Director of HR
& Organisational Development

Mr Ronan Carroll, Assistant
Director for ATICS & SEC

Day 29Day 29
21 Mar 2023Dr Neta Chada,
Case Investigator under the
MHPS Framework
Day 30Day 30
22 Mar 2023Ms Siobhan Hynds
Employee Relations Manager
Day 31Day 31
23 Mar 2023Dr Ahmed Khan, Case Manager
and Acting Medical Director
Day 32Day 32
28 Mar 2023Dr Ahmed Khan, Case Manager
and Acting Medical Director
Day 33Day 33
29 Mar 2023Dr Neta Chada,
Case Investigator under the
MHPS Framework

Mr John Wilkinson,
Non- Executive Director on
the Trust Board
Day 34Day 34
30 Mar 2023

Dr Colin Fitzpatrick,
National Clinical Assessment
Service (NCAS) Adviser

Dr Grainne Lynn,
NCAS Adviser

Day 35Day 35
18 Apr 2023Mr Ronan Carroll, Assistant
Director for ATICS & SEC
Day 36Day 36
19 Apr 2023Mr Aidan O'Brien,
Consultant Urologist
Day 37Day 37
20 Apr 2023Mr Aidan O'Brien,
Consultant Urologist
Day 38Day 38
21 Apr 2023Mr Aidan O'Brien,
Consultant Urologist
Day 39Day 39
25 Apr 2023Ms Helen Forde,
Head of Health Records
Day 40Day 40
27 Apr 2023Ms Katherine Robinson,
Head of Acute Booking and
Secretarial Services
Day 41Day 41
16 May 2023

Ms Vicki Graham,
Cancer Services Co-Ordinator

Ms Kate O'Neill,
Cancer Nurse Specialist

Day 42Day 42
17 May 2023Ms Leanne McCourt,
Cancer Nurse Specialist
Day 43Day 43
18 May 2023

Ms Zoe Parks,
Head of Medical HR

Ms Sharon Glenny,
Operational Support Lead

Day 44Day 44
23 May 2023

Ms Fiona Reddick,
Head of Cancer Services

Mr Marc Williams,
Consultant Radiologist

Day 45Day 45
24 May 2023Ms Tracey Boyce, Director of
Pharmacy & Medicines
Day 46Day 46
25 May 2023Ms Aldrina Magwood, Director
of Performance & Reform
Day 47Day 47
05 June 2023Ms Noleen Elliott,
Aidan O'Brien's Secretary
Day 48Day 48
06 June2023Ms Noleen Elliott,
Aidan O'Brien's Secretary
Day 49Day 49
07 June 2023Dr Gillian Rankin,
Director of Acute Services
Day 50Day 50
08 June 2023Mrs Patricia Kingsnorth,
Clinical & Social Care
Governance Co-ordinator
Day 51Day 51
13 June 2023Ms Melanie McClements,
Director of Acute Services
Day 52Day 52
14 June 2023Ms Esther Gishkori,
Director of Acute Services
Day 53Day 53
15 June 2023Ms Esther Gishkori,
Director of Acute Services
Day 54Day 54
27 June 2023Ms Debbie Burns,
Head of Acute Services
Day 55Day 55
28 June 2023

Ms Debbie Burns,
Head of Acute Services

Ms Martina Corrigan,
Head of Services

Day 56Day 56
29 June 2023Ms Martina Corrigan,
Head of Services
Day 57Day 57
12 Sept 2023Ms Trudy Reid,
Acute Governance Coordinator
Day 58Day 58
13 Sept 2023Mr David Cardwell,
Clinical Governance Manager
Day 59Day 59
14 Sept 2023Ms Patricia Thompson,
Urology Nurse Specialist
Day 60Day 60
19 Sept 2023

Opening of Module 4

Dr Darren Mitchell,
Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Mr Chris Hagan,
Consultant Urologist

Day 61Day 61
20 Sept 2023

Professor Joseph O’Sullivan,
Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Mr Anthony Glackin,
Consultant Urologist

Day 62Day 62
21 Sept 2023Mr Anthony Glackin,
Consultant Urologist
Day 63Day 63
10 Oct 2023Mr Mehmood Akhtar,
Consultant Urologist
Day 64Day 64
11 Oct 2023Mr John P O'Donoghue,
Consultant Urologist
Day 65Day 65
18 Oct 2023Mr Kothandaraman Suresh,
Consultant Urologist
Day 66Day 66
19 Oct 2023Mr Anthony Glackin,
Consultant Urologist
Day 67Day 67
7 Nov 2023Mr Matthew Tyson,
Consultant Urologist
Day 68Day 68
8 Nov 2023Mr Michael Young,
Consultant Urologist and
Lead Clinician
Day 69Day 69
14 Nov 2023Mr Robin Brown,
Consultant General Surgeon
and Clinical Director
Day 70Day 70
15 Nov 2023

Dr John Simpson,
Medical Director

Professor Roger Kirby,
Consultant Urologist, 
Independent expert instructed
on behalf of Mr Aidan O'Brien

Day 71Day 71
16 Nov 2023Professor Roger Kirby,
Consultant Urologist, 
Independent expert instructed
on behalf of Mr Aidan O'Brien
Day 72Day 72
04 Dec 2023Mr David Connolly,
Consultant Urologist
Day 73Day 73
05 Dec 2023Mr Michael Young,
Consultant Urologist and
Lead Clinician
Day 74Day 74
06 Dec 2023Mr Michael Young,
Consultant Urologist and
Lead Clinician
Day 75Day 75
07 Dec 2023Mr John P O'Donoghue,
Consultant Urologist
Day 76Day 76
09 Jan 2024Ms Eileen Mullan,
Chair of SHSCT Board
Day 77Day 77
10 Jan 2024

Ms Eileen Mullan,
Chair of SHSCT Board

Ms Pauline Leeson,
Non Executive Director

Day 78Day 78
11 Jan 2024Ms Pauline Leeson,
Non Executive Director
Day 79Day 79
16 Jan 2024Mr Richard Pengelly,
Former Department of Health
Permanent Secretary
Day 80Day 80
17 Jan 2024Ms Roberta Brownlee,
Former Chair of SHSCT Board
Day 81Day 81
18 Jan 2024Ms Roberta Brownlee,
Former Chair of SHSCT Board
Day 82Day 82
06 Feb 2024Mr Aidan Dawson,
Chief Executive,
Public Health Authority
Day 83Day 83
07 Feb 2024Ms Roberta Brownlee,
Former Chair of SHSCT Board
Day 84Day 84
8 Feb 2024Mr Paul Cavanagh,
Director of Hospital Care, and
Ms Sharon Gallagher,
Chief Executive,
Strategic Planning &
Performance Group
Day 85Day 85

Note:  The witness details relate to individuals' roles during the period of time being investigated by the Inquiry.