HC Deb 27 November 2002 vol 395 cc346-7W
Mr. Paul Marsden

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects the National Service Framework for children to be published. [83174]

Jacqui Smith

It is intended that the children's national service framework (NSF) will be publishing the hospital standards, as announced in response to the Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry. We will also be publishing a second document signposting the likely areas for inclusion in the final NSF to assist with local National Health Service planning.