HC Deb 14 May 2003 vol 405 c310W
Mr. Paul Marsden

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what arrangements are made in his Department to allow staff to access counselling services. [111934]

Mr. Lammy

Department of Health staff are provided access to a free-phone telephone counselling and information service provided by Corecare. The service is available 24 hours, 365 days per year. In addition to the telephone help line employees can be offered up to eight sessions of confidential face to face counselling.