Health Committee

21 January 2005
No 7 Session 2004-2005 [REVISED] FIRST EVIDENCE SESSION
Inquiry into New Developments in HIV/AIDS and sexual health policy


21 January 2005
No 7 Session 2004-2005 [REVISED] FIRST EVIDENCE SESSION
Inquiry into New Developments in HIV/AIDS and sexual health policy

The Health Committee has arranged the following meeting, to be held in public:

Thursday 27 January 2005

Wilson Room, at 10:30  am

Oral evidence from:

at 10.30am
Professor George Kinghorn, Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine and Clinical Director for Communicable Diseases, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust;

Professor Anne Weyman, Chief Executive, Family Planning Association; and

Dr William Ford-Young, General Practitioner, Broken Cross Surgery, Macclesfield

at 11.30am
Nick Partridge, Chief Executive, Terrence Higgins Trust;

Dr Max Sesay, Chief Executive Officer, African HIV Policy Network; and

Deborah Jack, Chief Executive, National AIDS Trust.

at 11.50am
Dr David Asboe, Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital;

Dr Barry Evans, Health Protection Agency;

Pam Ward, Co-Chair, Overseas Visitors Action Support Group; and

Peter Nieuwets, Chair, English HIV and Sexual Health Commissioning Group


Members of the public and representatives of the press will be admitted to these meetings. Because there are often last minute changes of rooms and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or Portcullis House, those wishing to attend should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information office on 020 7219 4272 the day before the meeting.


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