§ Mrs. Renée Short
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what guidance he gives to regional health authorities as to the grading and qualifications appropriate for management of regional medical services; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
Most medical services are managed at district or unit level, even if designated a regional specialty. With the implementation of general management health authorities have been allowed to propose management arrangements to suit local circumstances. Health authorities are expected to make provision for appropriate professional input into management.