§ Dr. Wright
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information sources are currently available to purchasers to enable them to assess clinical effectiveness.
§ Dr. Mawhinney
There are various sources of information on clinical effectiveness currently available, including "Effective Health Care" bulletins, high quality clinical guidelines, the health outcomes clearing house, the Cochrane database and the results of clinical audit. Copies of the bulletins and guidelines are available in the Library.