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Mr. Spring: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many individuals in senior administrative roles in all NHS bodies in the East of England were paid (a) over £100,000 and (b) over £150,000 in (i) 1997 and (ii) 2007. 
Very senior managers (chief executives and board level directors) in strategic and special health authorities, primary care trusts and ambulance trusts are paid under the Pay Framework for very senior managers in strategic and special health authorities, primary care trusts and ambulance trusts, published in July 2006, a copy of which is available in the Library. This does not apply to other NHS trusts (acute, mental health, care and foundation trusts), but they are free to adopt the principles of the arrangements.
Under the Framework, senior executives are paid a spot rate salary (£55,838 to £196,704), with the provision of payments of recruitment and retention premia (of up to 30 per cent. of the spot rate salary) and additional duties (up to 10 per cent. of the spot rate salary) where appropriate.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the terms of reference are of the joint Office of Government Commerce and NHS Purchasing Supply Review; when the review will be completed; and whether the results of the review will be published. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The Office of Government Commerce's programme of Procurement Capability Reviews was announced for all Government Departments in January 2007 as a key enabler of the Transforming Government Procurement report.
The review of the Department is being coordinated for the Department by the commercial directorate and the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency. The terms of reference will be agreed in early 2008. The intensive interview stage of the review is scheduled to begin in March 2008 and last three-four weeks. The review team's report on the Department will be published in the autumn.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the result of the Strategic Review of Collaborative Procurement in the NHS was; and if he will publish the report of the review. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The Strategic Review of Collaborative Procurement in the national health service is not yet complete. The Department will consult on its findings before making them available to interested parties shortly.
Mr. Bradshaw: The information is not available centrally in the exact format requested. Expenditure on clinical supplies and services is collected on an historical basis from strategic health authorities (SHAs), primary care trusts (PCTs) and national health service trusts. The latest year for which information is available is 2006-07 when the total expenditure on clinical supplies and services was £5,043,371,000. This figure contains the purchase of low value medical and surgical equipment but not items over £5,000. Information on the expenditure on medical equipment costing more than £5,000 is not available. Information for 2007-08 will be available next autumn.
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects the support and development framework for primary care trusts, supporting his Departments proposals for world class commissioning, to be made available. 
Mr. Bradshaw: It is planned that the support and development framework will begin to be made available from spring 2008. The support and development framework will be built upon and iterated during the year to reflect the changing needs of primary care trusts.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien:
To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) which projects under the private finance initiative his Departments Private Finance Unit has
categorised as having not established clear requirements before getting under way; 
(2) which NHS buildings constructed under the private finance initiative his Departments Private Finance Unit assessed as not fitting (a) the departmental vision, (b) the needs of the NHS and (c) the needs of patients and the public. 
Mr. Bradshaw: At all stages of the approval process for a private finance initiative (PFI) scheme, the business case must include clear evidence that the scheme supports all local and national service and clinical targets. Output specifications supplied to bidders by the trust explicitly state the scope of clinical services and functional content that they require from their new facility.
Clinicians and local commissioners must be represented on a trusts PFI project board and provide written endorsement of the level and type of services being provided in the final PFI proposals. This must be evidenced in the final full business case as a condition of formal approval by the relevant strategic health authority, the Department and for larger cases HM Treasury. Guidance also requires local people, staff and their representatives to be consulted on the proposals and to be able to respond.
Mr. Ivan Lewis: No assessment of ongoing prosthetic services has been carried out centrally. It is for primary care trusts in partnership with local stakeholders to assess the needs of their local population and to commission services accordingly. This process provides the means for addressing local needs within the health community including the provision of prosthetic services for veterans.
Continuing national health service health care is provided over an extended period of time to meet physical or mental health needs that have arisen as a result of disability, an accident or illness. It is available to anyone who has been assessed as having a high level of need for ongoing health care.
Andrew Selous: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment his Department has made of Human Givens as a form of psychotherapy; whether Human Givens treatment may be provided by the NHS; and what clinical trials of the effectiveness of Human Givens his Department plans to consider. 
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many psychiatrists were employed by each London mental health trust in each of the last five years for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement. 
|Hospital and Community Health Services: medical and dental staff working within the psychiatry group of specialties in London strategic health authority (SHA) area, showing mental heath trusts: As at 30 September each year|
|Numbers (headcount) and full-time equivalent|
|Of which||Of which||Of which|
|All staff( 1)||Consultant||All staff( 1)||Consultant||All staff( 1)||Consultant|
|Of which||Of which|
|All staff( 1)||Consultant||All staff( 1)||Consultant|
|(1) All staff denotes qualified medical staff who work in the psychiatry group of specialties within the specified organisations.|
The Information Centre for health and social care Medical and Dental Workforce Census.
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