My honourable friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (Derek Twigg) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.
The following key targets have been set for the chief executive of the Defence Medical Education and Training Agency (DMETA) for the financial year 2007-08:
Key Target 1—Deployable Personnel
To meet 100 per cent of the Commanders-in-Chief requirements for secondary care personnel under DMETA command for operational deployments.
Key Target 2—Individual Military Continuation Training
To ensure that 90 per cent of all DMETA personnel whose medical category permits achieve their service's annual mandatory individual military training.
Key Target 3—Medical Professional and Career Training
To provide initial training (phase 2) that meets the requirements, professional standards and timescales defined by the single services.
To provide career, professional and continuation training (phase 3) that meets the requirements, professional standards and timescales defined by the single services, and the statutory requirements of the relevant national bodies.
Key Target 4—Efficiency
To reduce the ratio of personnel engaged in support activities compared with direct activities.
Key Target 5—Customer Focus
To maintain the customer confidence index score within a stated range.
Key Target 6—Harmony/Separated Service
To ensure compliance with the single services’ harmony guidelines for all deployable personnel under DMETA's command.