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Orphan Drugs

Department of Health written question – answered on 3rd November 2014.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Shadow Minister (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the NHS spent on orphan medicines in each of the last three years; and what proportion of total medicines expenditure that represented in each year.

Photo of George Freeman George Freeman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The information is not collected because it could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

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