HC Deb 24 May 1968 vol 765 cc146-7W
Mr. Pavitt

asked the Minister of Health if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT, a list of the surveys carried out by management consultants into the management structure of teaching and non-teaching hospitals during the last five years.

Mr. K. Robinson

During the last five years, studies known to have been carried out by Management Consultants or to be in progress at teaching and non-teaching Hospitals are as listed below. There may have been further studies carried out by Hospital authorities and paid for out of non-Exchequer funds.

Subject Number of Studies
1. Management and Administration 6
2. Planning, Design and Project Management 8
3. Productivity Schemes 9
4. Management of Catering, Portering, Domestic etc., Services 10
Total 33

Mr. Pavitt

asked the Minister of Health if he will publish any of the reports made by management consultants into hospital management structures which would be helpful to the consideration of his proposed green paper on the future of the National Health Service.

Mr. K. Robinson

Such reports belong to the hospital authorities who commissioned the studies and are not available for publication.

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