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Benefits Agency Medical Services

Mr. Etherington: To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what specialist training and guidance on (a) fibromyalgia, (b) cystic fibrosis, (c) ME/CFS and (d) MS is offered to examining medical practitioners employed by the Benefits Agency Medical Services. [46520]

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Mr. Denham: The administration of the Benefits Agency Medical Services is a matter for Peter Mathison, the Chief Executive of the Benefits Agency. He will write to my hon. Friend.

Letter from Peter Mathison to Mr. Bill Etherington, dated 25 June 1998: