HC Deb 24 October 2000 vol 355 c120W
29. Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on his plans for the regulation of the professional standards of health professionals. [131881]

Mr. Denham

We have published for consultation, plans for modernising the regulation of nurses, midwives and health visitors and of the professions supplementary to medicine. The consultation period ends on 1 November. Specific proposals for legislation will subsequently be issued for further consultation.