HC Deb 17 June 1997 vol 296 c104W
Mr. Simon Hughes

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he intends to introduce guidelines for hospitals in respect of mixed wards; and if he will make a statement. [3411]

Mr. Milburn

Guidance on single sex accommodation was issued in an Executive Letter to the National Health Service in January. Further action is being considered following recent survey of health authorities' target dates for meeting the key objectives set out in the guidance.