Health: Tuberculosis

House of Lords written question – answered on 12th November 2010.

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Photo of Baroness Masham of Ilton Baroness Masham of Ilton Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure tuberculosis treatment continues for the homeless and other hard-to-reach groups in light of the fact that funding for the Find and Treat programme will end in April 2011.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The National Health Service in London is working with the department to consider the future provision of tuberculosis services for homeless and other hard-to-reach groups, taking into account the current evaluation of the find and treat service by the Health Protection Agency.

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