Management and response to Legionnaires' Disease outbreak

 

Remit

The Committee agreed at its meeting on 12 June to hold an oral evidence session on the current Legionnaires' Disease outbreak in Edinburgh with those involved in its management.

Timetable

The Committee agreed to hold an oral evidence session on the current Legionnaires' Disease outbreak in Edinburgh with those involved in its management.

The Committee conducted an oral evidence session on 26 June 2012 at 10.30 am.

Evidence

The Committee took evidence from the following representatives:

  • Mrs Pam Waldron, HSE Director, Scotland and Head of Field Operations Directorate, Scotland and Northern England Division
  • Dr Alison McCallum, Director of Public Health and Health Policy, NHS Lothian 
  • Dr Duncan McCormick Consultant in Public Health, NHS Lothian
  • Colin Sibbald, Food Health and Safety Manager, City of Edinburgh Council
  • Dr Jim McMenamin, Consultant Epidemiologist, Respiratory Team Health Protection Scotland

Supplementary written evidence: