Future of the NHS

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons on 19th February 2019.

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Photo of Jeremy Lefroy Jeremy Lefroy Conservative, Stafford

I thank the Secretary of State very much for his answer. Local accident and emergency departments, such as at County Hospital in Stafford, are absolutely vital for the long-term plan of the NHS. What can he do to ensure that funding is there for these departments because they need an awful lot of block funding and not so much payment by procedure—or payment as you go?