Health Committee Press Notice No 4

Session 2006-07
30 November 2006

Workforce Planning Evidence Sessions

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

Thursday 14 December at 10.00 am
Wilson Room
Portcullis House

NHS London
Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland Healthcare Workforce Deanery
John Sargent, former Chief Executive, Greater Manchester WDC

at approx 11.00 am
Skills for Health
NHS Partners Network

Thursday 18 January 2007 at 10.00 am
Wilson Room
Portcullis House

Institute for Healthcare Management
NHS Alliance
Sir Jonathan Michael, Chief Executive, St Thomas' Hospital

at approx 11 am
Royal College of Pathologists
Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
Royal College of Midwives

Thursday 25 January 2007 at 10.00 am
Wilson Room
Portcullis House

Lord Warner, Minister of State for NHS Delivery, Department of Health

The uncorrected transcript of each evidence session is placed on the Health Committee website as soon as possible after the meeting - . The transcripts for the oral evidence sessions of 11 and 18 May and 8, 15 June and 29 June are available on the Health Committee website.

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.

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.

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