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NHS finances scrutinised

16 September 2016

The Health Committee has decided to hold two oral evidence sessions when the House returns in October to examine the state of NHS finances.

The decision comes following the publication of reports by the Comptroller and Auditor General on the Department of Health, NHS England and NHS Consolidated Foundation Trust accounts for 2015–16, and the receipt by the Committee of a letter from NHS Providers, the membership organisation for NHS acute, ambulance, community and mental health services that treat patients and service users in the NHS, on NHS funding.

Upcoming evidence sessions

The Committee will be hearing evidence as follows:

Tuesday 11 October 2016, 2.30pm

  • Sir Amyas Morse, Comptroller and Auditor General, National Audit Office

At 3.00pm

  • Chris Hopson, Chief Executive, NHS Providers
  • Julie Wood, Chief Executive, NHS Clinical Commissioners
  • Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell, Chair, NHS Confederation

Tuesday 18 October 2016, 2.30pm

  • Secretary of State for Health
  • Chief Executive, NHS England
  • Chief Executive, NHS Improvement

Further details of witnesses will be announced in due course.

Further information

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