§ Mr. Morgan
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what proposals he has to issue new guidelines in relation to the permissible circumstances for switching from private patient status to NHS or vice versa; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Redwood
The guidance on private practice in NHS hospitals, which includes matters to do with the patient's right to change status, is currently being reviewed. It will be revised where necessary to ensure that it is clear and up to date.