§ 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:536W
Year 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