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Females: Patients

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality if she will discuss with the Secretary of State for Health measures to ensure that women patients are not discriminated against in the provision of NHS services. (265713)

The Minister for Women and Equality and the Government Equalities Office are in regular contact with the Department of Health, and work closely together on issues affecting women in the provision of public services. The Department of Health also supports the NHS in meeting its legal duty to promote gender equality.