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Welcome to the Thirlwall Inquiry website

The Thirlwall Inquiry has been set up to examine events at the Countess of Chester Hospital and their implications following the trial, and subsequent convictions, of former neonatal nurse Lucy Letby of murder and attempted murder of babies at the hospital.

Opening statement from Lady Justice Thirlwall


The latest updates from the inquiry.


Upcoming public hearings.

About the inquiry

Information about the setup and processes of the inquiry.

Help and information

Ways to participate and engage with the inquiry.