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Private Medical Care

Volume 84: debated on Wednesday 30 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what advice his Department has given concerning the circumstances in which health authorities should regard their private patients' wings as economically unviable; and what controls he has over the speculative refurbishing of such wings.

None. These matters are for decision by the individual health authorities concerned.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will ensure that family practitioner committees and community health councils will retain a role in relation to detained National Health Service patients contracted out to private institutions.