§ Ms Jowell
The information for all those public bodies which my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has responsibility—NHS bodies1—health authorities, NHS trusts, special health authorities, executive and advisory2 606W non-departmental public bodies and tribunals—has been placed in the Library.1 None of the Advisory NDPBs and tribunals which the Department of Health sponsors employ staff.2 Information on NHS bodies also includes two directly managed units—Northfield Services for Pld and Manchester College of Midwifery—whose staff are employed by Health Authorities and two organisations which employ NHS staff, information management centre and FHS computer unit.
§ Mr. Milburn
National health service employers are already required to return ethnic origin information about their employees to the NHS Executive as part of the Department of Health's annual medical and dental and non-medical work force censuses.