Patients: Transport

Department of Health written question – answered on 21st December 2017.

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Photo of Kate Osamor Kate Osamor Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department has made an assessment of the implementation of the Eligibility Criteria for Patient Transport Services guide.

Photo of Kate Osamor Kate Osamor Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department has made an assessment of the effect of outsourcing patient transport services on the quality of service provided.

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

No such assessments have been made. The provision of appropriate patient transport services is a matter for local National Health Service commissioners.

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