Skip to main content


Volume 403: debated on Monday 14 April 2003

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 which aspects of the Research and Development Strategy for the National Standards Framework on older people will examine the extent of inappropriate prescribing in care homes and its. causes. [107294]

No research is currently being funded in this area in relation to the national service framework. A recent call for proposals did not attract research of sufficiently high quality. However, the Department not only commissions research but is aware of and draws upon high quality research funded by other organisations, including work in this area.