Health Committee

23 July 2004                                                  No. 29, Session 2003-04


GP OUT-OF-HOURS SERVICES - Report to be Published

The Health Committee will publish its Fifth Report of Session 2003-04 on GP Out-of-Hours services (HC 697-I) on Friday 6 August 2004 at 00.01 am.

Please note there will be no press conference.

Confidential advance copies of the report, which will be embargoed until 00.01 am on Friday 6 August, will be available for collection on Thursday 5 August 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 Thursday 5 August.

Witnesses' copies will be posted to them.

Volume II of the Report (oral and written evidence) will also be published at 00.01 am on Friday 6 August.

NB     There will be no circulation of Volumes II and it will not be available from the Committee Office.

Notes to Editors

Please present this Press Notice; a signature will also be required.

Following publication, copies of the Report and the oral and written evidence volume will be on sale from the usual Stationery Office outlets (tel. 0845 702 3473) and the Parliamentary Bookshop (tel. 020 7219 3890).

Following publication the Report may also be viewed at

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.

The text of Committee reports, Minutes of Evidence, and Press Notices can be accessed through the internet at  the above website.