Health Committee

No 15, Session 2003-04                                     22 April 2004

Inquiry into Palliative Care

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

Thursday 6 May 2004 in Committee Room 15

At 10:30 am:

Dr Keri Thomas

Mrs Jennie Potter, National Lead, Community and District Nursing Association

Mrs Rowena Dean, Chair, National Forum for Hospice at Home

Ms Suzie Croft, Chair, Association of Hospice and Specialist Palliative Care Social Workers

At 11:30 am:

Ms Lizzie Chambers, Acting Chief Executive, Association for Children with Life-threatening or Terminal Conditions and Their Families

Mr Gurch Randhawa, Principal Research Fellow, Institute for Health Service Research, University of Luton

Ms Tricia Holmes , Director of Care Development, Motor Neurone Disease Association

Ms Joanne Rule , Chief Executive, Cancer BACUP


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.

The Health Committee is a Select Committee of the House of Commons.  It is appointed under Standing Order No.  152 to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department of Health and associated public bodies. The Committee has power to send for persons, papers and records.