HC Deb 15 June 1999 vol 333 c112W
Mr. Levitt

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made with the sale of the Devonshire Royal Hospital in Buxton by NHS Estates. [86465]

Mr. Denham

Devonshire Royal Hospital, Buxton is contained within my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State's retained estate and has been actively marketed for five months. This follows an innovative marketing strategy developed by Capitec (part of NHS Estates) and agents to maximise awareness throughout the United Kingdom and internationally. 800 sets of information have been sent out with 170 specific inquiries received to date.