HC Deb 27 June 1989 vol 155 c429W
40. Mr. Stevens

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the role of the recently announced National Health Service policy board.

Mr. Mellor

The role of the NHS policy board is to advise my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State on the formulation of policy for and the strategic oversight of the NHS. It sets objectives for the NHS management executive and monitors their achievement.

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