Health Services: Neurology

Health written question – answered on 27th March 2007.

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Photo of Madeleine Moon Madeleine Moon Labour, Bridgend

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent assessment she has made of access to (a) physiotherapy, (b) respiratory support, (c) orthotics and (d) other NHS services for people with neuromuscular conditions; what recent changes there have been to those services; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Andy Burnham Andy Burnham Minister of State (Department of Health) (Delivery and Quality)

We have no made no recent assessment of NHS services for people with neuromuscular conditions.

The recently published "National Service Framework for Long-term Conditions" and the "Musculoskeletal Framework" have been designed to transform the provision of health and social services for those living with long-term neurological and musculoskeletal conditions.

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