§ Mr. McGrady
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when a decision will be taken about the appointment of a third anaesthetist to the Down group of hospitals in Downpatrick.344W
§ Mr. Needham
[holding answer 26 June 1990]: The Eastern health and social services board has yet to decide whether the third anaesthetist post at the Down group of hospitals should be filled on a permanent basis. The matter will be considered by the board's policy and care review committee on 5 July 1990.