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Volume 31: debated on Friday 12 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will require local family practitioner committees when publicising the details of services provided by family medical practitioners to state whether

Date Commissioned and Assignment


1981—Consulting and modelling/Sizing Work, in relation to Social Security StrategySoftware Sciences Ltd.
1981—Study of CAMELOT project—resources implementation etc.LEASCO Software Ltd.
1981—Advice on implementation of the Welfare Benefits Information ServicesDr. G. N. Gilbert
1981—Development of User Interface for Welfare Benefits Information SystemMedical Research Council
1981—Assistance with Medical Manpower Planning ModelSBS Ltd.
1981—Production of risk analysis model for social security valueLogica Ltd.
1982—Study of possible expert systems techniques, Welfare Benefits Information ServiceIntelligent Terminals Ltd.
1982—Study for purpose of evaluating Welfare Benefits Information ServiceResearch Institute for Consumer Affairs
1982—Programming and analysis assistance for ORS on Regional Reviews, Performance IndicatorsControl Data Ltd.
1982—Pilot study of microcomputer systems for Private OfficeComputer Analysts and Programmers (London) Ltd.
1982—Assistance with database design for Local Office ProjectBIS Applied Systems Ltd.
1982—Assistance on the use of ADABAS equipment for Newcastle Central OfficeADABAS Software Ltd.
1982—Advice on Local Office Project systems interface designHUSAT Research Group
1982—The liable Relatives StudyScicon
1982—Aligning pay periods for unemployment and supplementary benefitAtkins Planning
1982—Service to the public on Social Security OfficesAtkins Planning
1982—Simulation of the training of Liable Relative OfficersCMA Ltd.

The Department has made extensive use of the expertise of the Institute of Manpower Studies to conduct a network of training seminars and workshops on Manpower Planning in the NHS. The funding for this ceased in early 1982.