Book News: November 29th, 2004

This toolkit is a practical ‘how to guide’ which draws on experience from the Department of Health’s scrutiny working party, and from supporting local councils and their health partners. It describes the opportunities and challenges of health scrutiny. It also explains the background to the new health scrutiny role and how to prepare for the function. Each section contains practical tools. including checklist, case studies, resource lists and summary boxes, to help work through the process.Published by the Democratic Health Network. 15 pounds. Available from Central Books, 99 Wallis Road, London E9 5LN. Phone: 0845 458 9910 Email