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Health Services: USA

Department of Health written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Lord Pendry Lord Pendry Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the statement by the Secretary of State for Health in his speech to the Conservative Party Conference that "a country that works for everyone takes special care of the public service closest to everyone’s heart", what was the outcome of his recent visit to New York to discuss links and collaboration between the UK and US health sectors.

Photo of Lord O'Shaughnessy Lord O'Shaughnessy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

After the referendum vote to leave the European Union, the Secretary of State for Health committed to meeting the Chief Executives of the global top 10 pharmaceutical companies. As part of this, he visited New York to deliver assurance of the United Kingdom’s commitment to life sciences, research and innovation and to encourage United States investment in the UK life sciences sector.

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