Exercise Cygnus

(asked on 22nd June 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which recommendations made in the Exercise Cygnus report his Government plans to implement.


Answered by
Jo Churchill Portrait
Jo Churchill
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
This question was answered on 13th July 2020

The Government accepted all the recommendations from Exercise Cygnus. The lessons identified from Exercise Cygnus have been incorporated into an ongoing programme of work on our pandemic flu response plans.

The lessons learned from Exercise Cygnus continue to be considered by the Government and a range of stakeholders, including expert advisory groups and local emergency planners. We continue to work across Government and with key stakeholders to develop coordinated multi-sector response plans for a future influenza pandemic.

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