Defibrillators

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 8th February 2018.

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Photo of Anna Soubry Anna Soubry Conservative, Broxtowe

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many automated external defibrillators have been purchased via the NHS supply chain for (a) schools (b) academies (c) sixth-form and further education colleges (d) independent schools (e) maintained nursery schools (f) pre-school establishments (g) independent nurseries (h) playgroups (i) holiday and out-of-school providers (j) local authorities and (k) parent associations.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The information is contained in the table below. The figures cover all purchases made via the Defibrillators for Schools programme since it started in November 2014 through to 31 January 2018.

The categorisation is based on information provided by the schools or by research conducted by NHS Supply Chain.

Education Sector

Number of Defibrillators purchased

Schools

1,930

Academies

433

6th Form

91

Independent Schools

36

Nursery Schools

82

Preschool

0

Independent Nurseries

30

Playgroups

7

Holiday Providers

4

Local Authorities

111

Parent Associations

0

Total

2,724

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