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Mr. Andrew Turner: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his outcome targets are for the NHS for (a) 200203, (b) 200304, (c) five years hence and (d) 10 years hence; and how they have changed as a result of his statement on 18 April. 
Guaranteed access to a primary care professional with 24 hours and to a primary care doctor within 48 hours by 2008.
Reduce the maximum wait for an out-patient appointment to three months and the maximum wait for in-patient treatment to six months by the end of 2005.
Reduce substantially the mortality rates from major killers by 2010: from heart disease by at least 40 per cent. in people under 75; from cancer by at least 20 per cent. in people under 75; and from suicide and undetermined injury by at least 20 per cent.
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1. Data taken from Q4 monitoring returns table H08, forecast outturn, except for 200102 using C3 return.
2. The costs of general practitioners and prescribing are not analysed to condition related groups.
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his estimate is of the number of (a) residential home and (b) nursing home beds in England provided by (i) local authorities (ii) the private sector and (iii) the voluntary sector. 
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(26) Excludes registered beds in private hospitals and clinics
(27) Not applicable
Department of Health annual returns
Mr. Steen: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the cost of the inspection conducted in the Torbay Unitary Authority area into social services; how many officials were involved in undertaking the inspection; and what the cost was of producing a report after the inspection. 
Ms Blears [holding answer 29 April 2002]: The social services inspectorate conducted an inspection of children's service in Torbay in June 2001. This was the most recent inspection in social service and involved two inspectors. The total cost including publication of the inspection report was £18,000.