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Session 2002-03
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Public Accounts Committee Publications

Public Accounts - Twenty-Third Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 19 May 2003.


Terms of Reference



1  The management of the acquisition

Use of a fast-track approval process

Funding of capital projects  

Value Added Tax liability

Communicating with staff about service changes

Sharing lessons from the acquisition with others in the NHS

Decision-making on other acquisitions

The comparative costs of cardiac revascularisation

2  Maximising the benefits of the acquisition

Reducing waiting lists elsewhere

Making sufficient efficiency savings to break even

Ensuring adequate staffing levels to break even

Treating patients with multiple conditions on a specialist site location

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


List of written evidence  

List of Reports from the Committee of Public Accounts Session 2002-03


Wednesday 15 January 2003

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