§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what monitoring her Department carries out of the requirement for health authorities and trusts to conduct their business in as open a manner as possible; and if she will make a statement.
§ Dr. Mawhinney
The national health service management executive monitors regional health authorities and NHS trusts on all aspects of their performance. Regional health authorities monitor the performance of district health authorities, including the way they conduct their business.