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Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 23 February 2005.

Oral evidence

Taken before the Health Committee

on Thursday 9 December 2004

Members present:

Mr David Hinchliffe, in the Chair

John AustinMrs Patsy Calton
Mr Keith BradleyDr Doug Naysmith
Mr Simon BurnsDr Richard Taylor


Memorandum by Mr David Warwick (VT 1)

Memorandum by Professor Ajay Kakkar (VT 13)

Memorandum by The Royal College of Physicians (VT 15)

Memorandum by Lifeblood: the Thrombosis Charity (VT 6)

Memorandum by Linda de Cossart (VT 17)

Examination of Witnesses

Mrs Linda de Cossart, Royal College of Surgeons, Mr David Warwick, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Southampton University Hospital, Professor Ajay Kakkar, Professor, Surgical Science and Consultant Surgeon, Barts and the London Medical Schools, Dr David Keeling, Royal College of Physicians and Dr Beverley Hunt, Medical Director, Lifeblood: the Thrombosis Society, examined.

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Memorandum by the Department of Health (VT 14)

Memorandum by the National Patient Safety Agency (VT 11)

Memorandum by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (VT 16)

Examination of Witnesses

Dr Roger Boyle, National Director for Heart Disease, Department of Health, Professor Sir Michael Rawlins, Chairman, and Professor David Barnett, Chairman of the Appraisals Committee, National Institute of Clinical Excellence and Professor David Cousins, Head Safe Medication Practice, National Patient Safety Agency, were examined.

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