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NHS: Drugs

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 17th May 2018.

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Photo of Mark Tami Mark Tami Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the proportion of NHS England's specialised commissioning budget for medicines which is committed to products approved through the relative prioritisation process.

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

NHS England has advised that it does not hold a separate specialised budget for medicines. Spend is not monitored once the drugs have been through the prioritisation process.

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