§ Sir David Price
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what action his Department has taken in monitoring the implementation of health circular 89/5 on discharge arrangements.
§ Mr. Dorrell
It is for regions to ensure that district health authorities implement the procedures for discharge set out in health circular 89(5), a copy of which is available in the Library. Action by special health authorities is being followed up by the Department through the quality control and business planning process.