§ Mrs. Gillan
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the medical equipment currently being used in the Health Service which will need to be checked for millennium compliance. 
§ Mr. Milburn
[holding answer 27 January 1998]: The Medical Devices Agency has advised users to ensure that they have complete and accurate inventories of all medical devices and associated equipment that could possibly be date aware, and therefore could be adversely affected by such problems.
EL97/59 was issued to all health authorities and trusts in October informing them of their obligations and setting out milestones for achieving them.