§ 67. Mr. Manuel
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what methods are employed to secure the selection of suitable persons to fill vacancies on regional hospital boards, and on hospital boards of management.
§ Lady Tweedsmuir
As required by statute my right hon. Friend consults universities, local health authorities and several medical, nursing and other organisations before making appointments to regional hospital boards. The regional boards themselves follow a similar procedure in making appointments to boards of Management.