Department of Health written question – answered on 14th September 2017.

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Photo of Glyn Davies Glyn Davies Conservative, Montgomeryshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of the introduction of FIT testing on the capacity of the NHS to perform endoscopy procedures.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Public Health England, the Department and NHS England continue to work together to agree the thresholds at which faecal immunochemical testing should be set. The decision will consider a number of different factors, including how endoscopy capacity is affected.

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