The Scottish Government is being accused of endlessly dodging a public inquiry into the scandal surrounding former NHS Tayside surgeon Sam Eljamel.

Campaigners who were harmed by the disgraced doctor claim SNP chiefs used a plethora of excuses to avoid action over the past eight years.

Dundee-based Deputy First Minister Shona Robison came under fresh scrutiny for her refusal to grant a full inquiry in 2015 when she was health chief.

Since then, as more patients emerged thus deepening the scandal, the government’s reasons for rejecting the demands of fed-up victims of Mr Eljamel have evolved.

This is the full timeline.

The Courier (DC Thomson), 27th July 2023  – archived below for public information.

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