§ Mr. Alex Carlile
To ask the Secretary of State for Health with whom junior hospital doctors will make their contracts following the reform of the health authorities; and if she will make a statement.370W
§ Mr. Malone
The Government intend that the training programmes of registrars and senior registrars and, in future, those of doctors in the proposed new unified training grade, will be managed at regional level by postgraduate medical deans. Discussions continue with postgraduate deans and with the medical profession more widely on the appropriate locus for employment contracts.