HC Deb 13 November 2001 vol 374 c671W
13. Lembit Öpik

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what initiatives he has in place to improve the morale of the staff in the health service. [12117]

Mr. Milburn

Staff morale is a key issue for the Government. We are committed to improving morale in the national health service by expanding staff numbers, improving NHS employment practice and giving frontline staff greater control over resources.