HC Deb 06 December 1993 vol 234 c93W
Dr. Godman

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he intends to take in order to reduce bureaucracy within NHS hospitals and trusts.

Mr. Stewart

[holding answer 30 November 1993]: In negotiating contracts with NHS trusts, health boards are responsible for ensuring value for money. In addition, the NHS management executive is finalising new arrangements for monitoring management costs.

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