(2) when the National Director for Emergency Access was first asked to produce the report Emergency access, published by her Department on 7 December 2006.
Both Professor Sir George Alberti and Professor Roger Boyle, as National Clinical Director of Emergency Access and National Clinical Director for Heart Disease and Stroke respectively, routinely update Ministers on progress in their subject areas. On 7 November the Secretary of State asked both clinical directors to prepare reports for publication. The reports, “Emergency Access” and “Mending Hearts and Brains”, were published on 5 December. These reports highlight work to transform urgent care which the clinical directors have been leading over the past couple of years.