Topical Questions

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd October 2018.

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Photo of Stephen Barclay Stephen Barclay Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) 12:00 am, 23rd October 2018

The hon. Gentleman is right to say that we need to improve those handovers. We have improvement programmes in place at 11 hospital sites in the east midlands, alongside which we are making a £4.9 million investment in 37 new ambulances. Part of this is also about the length of stay and addressing the pathway.