§ Mr. Gordon Prentice
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to her answers of 9 December 1994,Official Report, column 395, and 16 December, Official Report, columns 831–32, what were the reasons why severance payments did not conform to the guidance set out in TEL(94)3.
§ Mr. Malone
The national health service executive has requested additional information about certain payments to establish whether they conformed to guidelines in TEL(94)3. Until this additional information is received and analysed, the NHS executive cannot say whether the level of payment was or was not consistent with the recommended method of calculation.
§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to her answer of 19 December,Official Report, columns 985–86, if she will update the table on termination payments made to chief executives and general and senior managers of trusts.
§ Mr. Malone
The table sets out the latest information about termination payments made since April 1994 which national health service trusts have notified to the NHS Executive, under the arrangements in TEL(94)3.
NHS Trust Number of payments Amount £ Broadgreen Hospital NHS trust 3 4,487 7,323 31,078 Bromley Hospitals NHS trust 25,400 Burnley Health Care 245,000 Burton Hospitals NHS trust 7,053 Cheviot and Wansbeck NHS trust 2 10,086 6,329
NHS Trust Number of payments Amount £ Chorley and South Ribble NHS trust 28,749 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Learning Disabilities NHS trust 11,000 Dudley Priority Health NHS trust 3 37,222 7,481 9,639 East Surrey Learning Disability and Mental Health Services NHS trust 36,677 Enfield Community Care NHS trust 35,522 Epsom Healthcare NHS trust 15,000 Fosse Health NHS trust 19,500 Hammersmith Hospitals NHS trust 2 47,616 75,073 Herefordshire Community Health NHS trust 28,416 Heathlands Mental Health NHS trust 25,008 Hertfordshire Health agency 3 3,000 3,000 3,000 Kings Healthcare NHS trust 3 55,573 1,005 23,627 The Medway NHS trust 3 12,991 12,803 13,501 Mid Anglia Community Health 5,449 Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS trust 31,549 North East Essex mental health services 26,188 North Hampshire Hospitals NHS trust 30,000 North Mersey Community NHS trust 11,300 North Tees Health NHS trust 27,764 Northern Devon Healthcare NHS trust 25,000 Northampton Community Healthcare NHS trust 2 20,259 19,540 Pilgrim Health NHS trust 7,864 Plymouth Hospitals NHS trust 7,865 Queens Medical Centre Nottingham University NHS trust 77,715 Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust 35,295 Royal Liverpool University hospital 2 47,355 7,242 Royal Liverpool Children's NHS trust 18,466 Royal United Hospital Bath NHS trust 19,343 Salford Mental Health Services NHS trust 15,847 South Bedfordshire Community Healthcare trust 17,771 South Kent Community Healthcare trust 30,636 South Kent Hospitals NHS trust 8,626 South Warwickshire General Hospitals NHS trust 34,829 Southend Healthcare NHS trust 3 43,908 29,901 7,031 Stockport Healthcare NHS trust 21,940 Teddington Memorial Hospital NHS trust 18,750 United Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS trust 30,000 Walsall Community NHS trust 35,000 Walsall Hospital NHS trust 6,926 West Herts Community Health NHS Trust 4 2,633 2,276 29,505 40,000 Wiltshire Ambulance Service NHS trust 27,314 Worcester Royal Infirmary NHS trust 22,167 Worthing and Southlands hospitals NHS trust 2 34,547 18,200
§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to her answer of 19 December 1994,Official Report, columns 985–86, how many of those receiving termination payments are still working in the NHS in any capacity.