Health Committee

No 2, Session 2002-03 2 December 2002

Evidence Session

Inquiry into Sexual Health [Seventh Session]

Thursday 12 December at 10.30

in Committee Room 15

The Health Committee has arranged the following meeting, to be held in public, on Thursday 12 December.

Oral evidence from:

Dr Simon Barton

Consultant Physician, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Mr Simon Collins

Representative, HIV i-base, an information provider for patients and health professionals

Ms Ruth Lowbury

Director, Medical Foundation for AIDS and Sexual Health

Dr Ade Fakoya, Consultant Physician, Newham Healthcare Trust

Ms Chrissie Green, Clinical Nurse Specialist, West Middlesex University Hospital

Ms Heather Wilson, Senior Health Advisor, Barnet General Hospital

Members of the public and representatives of the press will be admitted to this meeting.

Please note that because there are often last minute changes of rooms and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or Portcullis House, those wishing to attend should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information office on 020 7219 4272 on the day of the meeting.

The Terms of Reference for the Inquiry are:

The Committee will examine the effectiveness of the Government's strategy for sexual health in the context of the consultation document 'Better Prevention, Better Services, Better Sexual Health: The National Strategy for Sexual Health and HIV'

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.