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London Health Planning Consortium

Volume 975: debated on Wednesday 5 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he has received a report from the London Health Planning Consortium on the subject of treatment for cancer in London and the Home Counties; and if he will make a statement.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he has received the report of the study group of the London Health Planning Consortium on radiotherapy and oncology; if he will publish this; and if he will make a statement.

The London Health Planning Consortium has commissioned a number of studies of regional and supra-regional specialities in the Thames regions. The study groups on radiotherapy and oncology and on cardiology and cardio thoracic surgery have now reported. Copies of these reports have been placed in the Library; other reports will also be placed in the Library, when available.Through its parent bodies—the Department, the Thames regional health authorities, the University of London, the University Grants Committee, and the Postgraduate Board of Governors and associated institutes—the consortium has invited comments. It will be reporting its conclusions and recommendations in the light of these comments in the spring of next year.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list those bodies which make up the London Health Planning Consortium.

The London Health Planning Consortium consists of officers representing:

the four Thames regional health authorities
the University of London
the postgraduate teaching hospitals and associated institutes
the University Grants Committee
the Department of Health and Social Security.