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Medical Equipment

Health written question – answered on 18th July 2013.

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Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Conservative, Pendle

To ask the Secretary of State for Health

(1) what estimate he has made of the cost of items of nursing equipment and aids to daily living provided for temporary use by discharged patients that were not returned in each of the last five years;

(2) how many items of nursing equipment and aids to daily living provided for temporary use by discharged patients were not recovered in each of the last five years;

(3) how much was spent on providing items of nursing equipment and aids to daily living for temporary use by discharged patients in each of the last five years.

Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb The Minister of State, Department of Health

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