HC Deb 26 June 1989 vol 155 c315W
Mr. Yeo

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the latest figure for the number of hospitals which have expressed interest in becoming self-governing institutions within the National Health Service.

Mr. Mellor

A total of 179 expressions of interest in self-governing status have been received. Some are for non-hospital facilities and others include more than one hospital.

Leaflet Print run Production cost Distribution
£ Avenue Cost£
Working for Patients:
Management summary 350,000 109,250 RHAs; DHAs; CHCs; 15,500e
RHAs; DHAs; Post Offices;
Popular leaflet HSR1 3,000,000 117,050 Libraries, Pharmacies 222,255e
Self Governing Hospitals:
Staff leaflet HSR2 250,000 23,000e RHAs 12,706
Local public leaflet HSR3 250,000 RHAs
1 Estimated cost.
2 Excludes Post Office distribution costs covered by an annual contract.

RHA Regional Health Authority.

DHA District Health Authority.

CHC Community Health Council.

FPC Family Practitioner Committee.

GP General Medical Practitioner.

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