Kidneys: Transplant Surgery

Department of Health written question – answered on 1st March 2017.

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Photo of Rehman Chishti Rehman Chishti Conservative, Gillingham and Rainham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what comparative assessment he has made of the potential effect on the NHS budget of increasing the number of people receiving kidney transplants to reduce the average waiting time on the transplant register and providing long-term dialysis for the same number of people.

Photo of Nicola Blackwood Nicola Blackwood The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

We seek to ensure as many people as possible get transplants in a timely fashion.

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