§ Dr. Edmund Marshall
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what progress has been made in setting up the Working Group on Organisational and Management Problems of Mental Illness Hospitals; and if he will list the members of the group.
§ Mr. Ennals
The inaugural meeting of the Working Group on Organisational and Management Problems of Mental Illness Hospitals took place on Thursday 23rd June. The membership of the group is as follows:
Mr. P. Benner (Chairman), Deputy Secretary, Head of the Service Development Group DHSS.
Mr. J. F. Abbot, District Nursing Officel Blackburn.
Dr. T. H. D. Arie, Consultant psychiatrist. Goodmayes Hospital, Essex.
Mr. B. S. Blisset, District administrator, South Nottingham Health District (Teaching).
Dr. W. A. L. Bowen, Consultant psychiatrist, Naburn and Bootham Park Hospital, York.625W
Mr. M. Brassington, Assistant Director, Coventry Social Services Department.
Dr. E. F. Carr, Senior Principal Medical Officer, DHSS.
Dr. D. H. Clark, Consultant psychiatrist, Ful-bourne Hospital, Cambridge.
Mr. J. Greene, Area Nursing Officer, Gloucestershire Area Health Authority.
Mr. J. Hall, Principal Clinical Psychologist, Whitchurch Hospital, Cardiff.
Mr. W. Harbert, Director, Avon Social Services Department.
Mr. R. G. Hilton, Senior Nursing Officer, Stoneyetts Hospital, Chryston, Scotland.
Mr. R. H. Lawrence, Regional Administrator, North-West Thames Regional Health Authority.
Miss C. McLoughlin, Divisional Nursing Officer, Bexley.
Mr. S. Moore, Principal Nursing Officer, DHSS.
Mr. K. J. Moyes, Under-Secretary, Head of Mental Health Division, DHSS.
Mrs. D. Ottley, Deputy Chief Social Work Service Officer, DHSS.
Ms Kate Patrick, Association of Community Health Councils.
Mr. T. Smythe, Director, MIND.
Dr. D. O. Williams, Assistant General Secretary, COHSE.
Dr. E. Woodford-Williams, Director, Health Advisory Service.
Dr. K. D. Young, Area Medical Officer, Warwickshire Area Health Authority.
Observers from the National Development Group for the Mentally Handicapped, the Welsh Office, the Scottish Home and Health Department, and the Department of Health and Social Services, Northern Ireland also attended the meeting.
I announced the working group's terms of reference in my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Basildon (Mr. Moonman) on 13th June 1977.—[Vol. 933, c. 13–14].