HC Deb 05 December 1967 vol 755 c291W
Mr. Russell Johnston

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what procedures he adopts in order to obtain advice before appointing members to hospital boards.

Mr. Ross

The following bodies are invited to suggest names for appointment to Regional Hospital Boards:

  • The Scottish Universities.
  • Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow.
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
  • Royal Medico-Psychological Association (Scottish Branch).
  • Scottish Association for Mental Health.
  • British Medical Association (Scottish Branch).
  • Royal College of Nursing (Scottish Branch).
  • Scottish Matrons' Association.
  • Royal College of Midwives (Scottish Council).
  • Confederation of Health Services Employees.
  • Local Health Authorities.
  • Regional Hospital Boards.
  • Hospital Boards of Management.
  • N.H.S. Executive Councils.
  • Scottish Trades Union Congress.
  • Confederation of British Industry (Scottish Office).
  • Parliamentary Committee of the Cooperative Union Ltd.

In addition to the names received in response to these invitations, I consider any others that may be submitted to me by other bodies and individuals.