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NHS 10-Year Plan

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:53 pm on 19th February 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) 5:53 pm, 19th February 2019

The publication date has not yet been finalised. I understand that it will be soon, but I will write to the hon. Gentleman to confirm the date of publication.

Through the long-term plan, we will ensure that the NHS continues to strive to be a world leader. It will continue to push the boundaries between health and social care, and between prevention and cure. It will be at the cutting edge of technology and innovation, while providing high-quality service for all patients. More importantly, it will always be there in our hour of need, free at the point of use and based on clinical need, not on the ability to pay. I commend the long-term plan to the House.