Health Committee Press Notice No 25

27 June 2007
Session 2006-07

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

The Health Committee would like to announce the witnesses for the third oral evidence session of its inquiry into the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.
Thursday 12 July
Wilson Room, Portcullis House

at 10.00 am

Dr Gill Morgan, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation
Dr Tim Crayford, Association of Directors of Public Health, and head of public health at Croydon PCT
Dr Lise Llewellyn, Chief Executive, Berkshire East PCT

at 11.15 am

Richard Barker, Director General, Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)
Dr David Brickwood, Vice-President, International and Government Affairs - Europe. Johnson & Johnson
Eddie Gray, General Manager and Senior Vice President, GlaxoSmithKline UK

Further evidence sessions are expected to take place in the autumn. Details will be announced in due course.

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