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Integrated Healthcare

Volume 589: debated on Monday 11 May 1998

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Following the welcome given by Ministers to the report

Integrated Healthcare: A Way Forward for the Next 5 Years? published in October 1997, what discussions the Department of Health has now had with the chairmen of the groups who prepared the reports, to discuss:

  • (a) the need for more research; and
  • (b) the provision of healthcare services to patients. [HL1689]
  • Professor John Swales, the director of research and development at the Department of Health, met Professor Stephen Holgate, who chaired the working group which prepared the research aspects of the Integrated Healthcare report, on 10 December to discuss its proposals. A meeting with Dr. David Peters, who chaired the working group which prepared the service delivery mechanisms aspects of the report, will be arranged following the Integrated Healthcare conference on 28 May which my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Health is to address.