§ Dr. Gibson
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to review the career structures of women in medicine. 
§ Mr. Hutton
We value highly the contribution women make to medicine, and are already committed to providing the necessary support to assist them in combining work with home life. The Improved Working Lives Standard sets a model of supportive and flexible employment practice. National Health Service organisations will be152W required to achieve accreditation against the Standard by April 2003, demonstrating that they are improving the working lives of staff.