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National Service Framework For Older People

Volume 403: debated on Monday 7 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many structures identifying nursing leaders with responsibility for older people have been developed as part of the milestones set out on page 172 of the National Service Framework for Older People. [106124]

This information is not held centrally. However, a monitoring exercise conducted at the end of 2002 through the strategic health authorities suggested that 83 per cent. of hospitals have developed structures for identifying nurse leaders with responsibility for older people.