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Award Schemes

Volume 401: debated on Wednesday 19 March 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list she award schemes in (a) 2001 and (b) 2002 promoted by the Department; what their scope was; when the relevant participating organisations are scheduled to be sent results; and whether other parties will be given notification of the results at the same time. [102053]

The awards schemes promoted by the Department in 2001–02 are shown in the table. Results of each of these schemes have been announced and are in the public domain.

Department of Health: Awards/Recognition Schemes

Scheme

Purpose

Scope

Sponsers/administrators

National Health Action Zone FellowshipsFellowships awarded to individuals to enable them to research and test new ideas in order to improve servicesFellowships cover a diverse range of topics—all of which underpin the Health inequalities and social inclusion agendaDepartment of Health
Association of Healthcare Human Resource Managements Excellence in HR managementTo promote and develop effective HR Management throughout the NHSAim is to draw out examples of excellence in HR practice in the NHS through wider publicity, learning and formal recognitionDepartment of Health (sponsorship ceased in 2001)