Health Committee

Session 2001-02        14 November 2002


Inquiry into Sexual Health

The Health Committee has arranged the following meeting, to be held in public, on

Thursday 28 November in Committee Room 15, House of Commons at 10.30 am

Oral evidence from:

Dr George Kinghorn, immediate past president of the Medical Society for the Study of Venereal Diseases and Clinical Director of the Genito-urinary Department, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

Dr Pat Munday, Consultant Physician in genito-urinary medicine, Watford General Hospital

Dr Chris Ford, practising GP and chair, Royal College of General Practice committee responsible for examining sexual health issues

Marianne Nicholson, Chair, Herpes Viruses Association

Graham Taylor, lead commissioner for sexual health and HIV care, Brighton and Hove City Primary Care Trust

Jackie Rogers, clinical nurse specialist in genito-urinary medicine, Ore Clinic, Hastings

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.