Health Committee

Thursday 20 January 2005

Members present: Mr David Hinchliffe(Chairman), John Austin, Mr Keith Bradley, Mr Simon Burns, Mr Jon Owen Jones, Siobhain McDonagh, Dr Doug Naysmith and Dr Richard Taylor

The Committee deliberated.

Resolved, That the Committee do inquire into NHS Continuing Care.-( The Chairman.)

The Influence of the Pharmaceutical Industry: Professor Sir Alasdair Breckenridge CBE, Chairman, Dr June Raine, Director, Post-licensing Division, and Professor Kent Woods, Chief Executive, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, were examined.

Profesor Sir Michael Rawlins, Chairman, and Andrew Dillon CBE, Chief Executive, National Institute for Clinical Excellence, were examined.

[Adjourned till Thursday 27 January at Ten o'clock.