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Volume 403: debated on Monday 14 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 12 March 2003, Official Report, column 350W, on tuberculosis, how many specialist nurses were employed in each sector in London, broken down by (a) headcount and (b) full-time equivalent figures, in each year since 1997. [106567]

Information on the details of the number of specialist nurses was not collected prior to April 2002.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what prevention and awareness campaigns about tuberculosis took place in London in each of the last two years. [106568]

The Department launched a tuberculosis awareness campaign on 25 March 2002. This included media and press advertisements, posters and leaflets and some public relations outreach work.The devolution of power to local national health service organisations means that primary care trusts and trusts are responsible for mounting their own programmes. We are aware of various on-going TB awareness programmes in London sectors.