Health Committee

13 January 2006
Session 2005-06 Evidence sessions calendar


13 January 2006
Session 2005-06 Evidence sessions calendar

The Committee has changed the name of the Co-payments and charges in the NHS inquiry to NHS Charges.  The Committee would like to announce the following evidence sessions.

NHS Charges

Thursday 19 January at 10.00 am
Wilson Room
Portcullis House

Department of Health officials

Andrew Haldenby, Director, Independent think tank Reform
Martin Rathfelder, Director, Socialist Health Association

NHS Charges

Thursday  2 February at 10.00 am
Wilson Room
Portcullis House

Anthony Harrison, King's Fund
Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Drug Usage and Pharmacy Practice Group
British Medical Association

Age Concern
Citizens Advice

Macmillan Cancer Relief
Parkinson's Society
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Mind

The details of further evidence sessions on Thursday 9 February and Thursday 16 February will be announced in due course.




Responsibilities of the Minister of State for Health Services (including dentistry and public patient involvement)

Thursday 26 January at 10.00 am
Wilson Room
Portcullis House

Rosie Winterton MP, Minister of State for Health Services


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

Please note that the Health Committee is unable to investigate individual cases.

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 the power to send for persons, papers and records.

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