HC Deb 04 April 2003 vol 402 c913W
Kevin Brennan

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what plans he has to amend the grading system used in audits of medical assessments of claimants to allow for a specific grade for those reports which are not fit for purpose. [103103]

Mr. Nicholas Brown

Medical Services and doctors in the Department's Corporate Medical Group regularly review the effectiveness of medical quality audit systems. Medical Services' aim is to maintain the highest standards of medical quality. The Department's decision makers judge whether a report is fit for purpose. Reports that are not fit for purpose are identified and returned to Medical services to be reworked.

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