My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State met with the chief executive of South East Coast strategic health authority (SHA) on 22 March and 14 July 2006.
I met with the chief executive of National Health Service South East Coast on four occasions; the dates are as follows: 22 March 2006, 10 July 2006, 20 September 2006 and 11 October 2006.1 also met the chief executive of West Sussex PCT on 12 December 2006.
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State met with the current Chief Executive of the Yorkshire and the Humber Strategic Health Authority (SHA) and the former Chief Executive of the South Yorkshire SHA, among others, during a recent visit to Harrogate on 18 October 2006.
In addition, the Department's Top Team meet with chief executives of SHAs from across the country on a monthly basis. My right hon. Friend attends these meetings wherever possible.