HC Deb 17 September 2003 vol 410 c854W
Mr. Baron

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of patient forums will be fully(a) operational and (b) staffed by 1 December. [130714]

Ms Rosie Winterton

[holding answer 16 September 2003]: All patients' forums will be in place and fully operational by 1 December 2003. Staff support for all patients' forums has been in place since 1 September 2003.