Skip to main content

Consultants (Job Description)

Volume 201: debated on Tuesday 14 January 1992

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how he intends to evaluate the success of the introduction of job descriptions for all consultants from 1 April 1991.

Hospital consultants are required to have job plans (formerly referred to as job descriptions) setting out their main duties and work programmes, including their fixed commitments, in the NHS, in order to make clear what is expected of them. General managers arc responsible for ensuring that job plans are agreed, reviewed annually, and implemented.