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NHS: Local Monitoring

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will give local involvement networks the power to inspect and monitor the NHS. (113521)

Local involvement networks (LINks) will have the powers to enter health and social care premises to observe and assess the nature and quality of services they provide. There will be full consultation on how these powers can be most effective and what exemptions are necessary to protect vulnerable people.