Health Committee Press Notice No 14

26 February 2007
Session 2006-07

26 February 2007
Session 2006-07

On 12 January the Health Committee announced it would be carrying out a short inquiry into Audiology services in England. The Committee will be holding one evidence session only and this will be on Thursday 8 March. The witnesses will be as follows.

Thursday 8 March
Wilson Room, Portcullis House

at 10.00 am

Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID)
Charing Cross Hospital Audiology Department

At approx 11.15 am

Ivan Lewis MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Care Services,
Nick Chapman, National Director 18 weeks, and
Professor Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer, Department of Health

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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 the power to send for persons, papers and records.

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