§ Mr. Galbraith
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to his answer of 31 March,Official Report, columns 311–12, if he will (a) list the references which show that rapid response by skilled staff to a seriously ill patient enhances recovery and survival, (b) say when he expects to be able to publish the outcome of patients managed by Scottish ambulance paramedics, (c) compare outcomes of patients managed before and after the introduction of paramedics and (d) give the name of Scottish ambulance service's consultant medical director.
§ Mr. Stewart
[holding answer 26 April 1993]: The information requires detailed and lengthy explanations and my noble Friend the Minister of State is writing today to the hon. Member on this. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library.