§ Mr. Colvin
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much has been spent by her Department on publicity to doctors, in each year since 1979–80.
§ Dr. Mawhinney
Guidance from the Department is issued to ensure that the national health service provides high-quality, effective and efficient health care. Funds are supplied from the Department's central funding. Separate costs of issuing guidance, circulars and letters to individual groups within the national health service cannot be identified.