Health Committee

19 May 2006
Session 2005-06

Workforce Planning
Evidence Sessions

The Committee would like to announce the following evidence sessions as part of its inquiry into Workforce Planning.

Thursday 8 June at 10.00 am
Wilson Room
Portcullis House

British Medical Association
NHS Employers

Professor Dame Carol Black, President, Royal College of Physicians
George Blair, Managing Consultant, Shared Solutions
Mark Britnell, CEO, University Hospitals Birmingham
Dr Karen Bloor, University of York

Thursday 15 June at 10.00 am
Wilson Room
Portcullis House

Professor Bonnie Sibbald, University of Manchester
Deborah O'Dea, HR Director, St Mary's NHS Trust
Hugo Mascie-Taylor, Medical Director, Leeds Teaching Hospital
Alison Norman, Nursing Director, Christie Hospital

London Ambulance Service
Royal College of Psychiatrists
Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

General Medical Council
Health Professions Council
Nursing and Midwifery Council

Details of further evidence sessions due to take place on Thursday 29 June and Thursday 13 and 20 July will be announced in due course.

The uncorrected transcript of each evidence session is placed on the Health Committee website as soon as possible after the meeting - www.parliament.uk/healthcom . The transcript for the oral evidence session of 11 May is available on the Reports and Publications page.

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