HC Deb 03 December 1993 vol 233 c802W
Ms Lynne

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidelines exist governing the conduct of industrial relations in NHS trusts.

Dr. Mawhinney

National health service trusts are expected to follow good industrial relations practice, for example as outlined by the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service and in guidance issued by the NHS management executive. Additionally, Whitley council agreements should be observed for those staff employed on centrally agreed conditions.