Atrial Fibrillation: Strokes

Department of Health written question – answered on 6th March 2017.

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Photo of Derek Twigg Derek Twigg Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 30 January 2017 to Question 61544, what estimate has been made of the average five year (a) health and (b) social care costs of atrial fibrillation-related stroke after onset for patients aged (i) 50 to 59, (ii) 60 to 69, (iii) 70 to 79, (iv) 80 to 89 and (v) over 90.

Photo of Derek Twigg Derek Twigg Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 30 January 2017 to Question 61544, what estimate has been made of the average (a) health and (b) social care costs of atrial fibrillation-related stroke to the NHS in each of the first five years after onset.

Photo of David Mowat David Mowat The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Department has made no such assessment.

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