§ Mr. Soames
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on NHS structures in west Sussex. 664W
§ Ms Blears
West Sussex health authority is committed to working in an integrated way with the whole of the national health service, stakeholders and local social services. The introduction of primary care trusts will further enable the health authority to work towards improved quality of services along with better value for money. Any substantive changes to NHS structures in west Sussex will be subject to full statutory consultation.