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Health Services: Immigration

Volume 474: debated on Monday 31 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health to which (a) bodies and (b) individuals his Department has issued guidance on the effect of management of applications from non-EEA nationals based on their immigration status. (196516)

The Department has issued guidance to its Executive agencies (human resources (HR) managers in the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency) and within the Department to the HR director, HR managers, HR operational teams, the learning and development team, the procurement team (who engage suppliers and contractors) and the peripheral workforce team (working to manage and improve the use of contractors and agency staff).