Health Committee

No 27, Session 2003-04                                  16 July 2004

EMBARGO :  10:00 AM - THURSDAY 22 JULY 2004

PALLIATIVE CARE -   Report to be Published

The Health Committee will publish its Fourth Report of Session 2003-04 on Palliative Care (HC 454-I) on Thursday 22 July 2004 at 10:00 am. A Press Conference will be held at 10 am on Thursday 22 July in Committee Room 8.

Confidential advance copies of the Report, which will be embargoed until 10:00 am on Thursday 22 July, will be available for collection on Wednesday 21 July between 11 am and 12 noon from the reception desk at Westminster House, 7 Millbank, London SW1. Advance copies of the report will also be made available to the Press from the Press Gallery, House of Commons at 11 am on Wednesday 21 July. Witnesses' copies will be posted.

Volume II of the Report (oral and written evidence) will be published at 11 am on Monday 26 July [HC 454-II].

Notes to Editors

If you want to collect an embargoed copy of the Report please present this Press Notice; a signature will also be required.

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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.