HC Deb 23 May 1985 vol 79 cc535-6W
Mr. Ashdown

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list in the Official Report all the different types of licences operated or granted by his Department and the year in which they first came into operation.

Mr. John Patten

The information is as follows:

Therapeutic Substances Act 1956 (and previous legislations):
Research Licences 1927
Medicines Act 1968:
Product Licences 1971
Product Licences of Right 1971
Manufacturer's Licences 1971
Wholesale Dealer's Licences 1971
Licences for the manufacture of medical equipment:
Endoscope dual viewing device 1975
Blood Flow Detector 1976
Radiation detector 1978
Ultra sound equipment 1982
Licences for computer software products:
Fortran IV programs for digitising and processing single beam echocardiograms 1977
Echocardiogram system (Brompton) 1979
Radiotherapy Dose planning (Addenbrooke) 1979
Phoenix Pathology System) 1979
Dietary Analysis (Stoke) 1981
WIMS (Works Information Management System 1981
Radiology (East Anglia) 1982
Master Index and Out-patient Appointments (East Anglia) 1982
Coral Phoenix (Oxford) 1982
Regional Standard System (West Midlands) 1983
Primary Care System (Exeter) 1983
Standard Equipment Scheduling 1984
DHSS-DATA (Library Data base) 1984
Bloodbank (Wolfson) 1985