Health Services: Coronavirus

(asked on 13th September 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much NHS England has spent on purchasing hospital capacity and health services from private sector providers during the covid-19 outbreak since March 2020.


Answered by
Edward Argar Portrait
Edward Argar
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 20th October 2021

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4. Oral Answers to Questions
06/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

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5. Testing of NHS and Social Care Staff
24/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: heroic work of frontline NHS staff who have saved lives throughout the Covid-19 pandemic; pays tribute - Speech Link
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