§ Dr. Wright
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will make a statement on the progress of the national health service executive initiative involving the use of clinical guidelines to inform the contracting process.
§ Mr. Sackville
The clinical outcomes group has established a sub-group on clinical guidelines which will guide the future development of the national health service executive's work.
A series of five workshops have been held to gain feedback from the national health service on the development work initiated in December.