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Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 27th June 2018.

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Photo of Anne Marie Morris Anne Marie Morris Conservative, Newton Abbot

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 23 April 2018 to Question 135633, on Orkambi, whether his Department has also written to NHS England in similar terms to encourage them to treat negotiations with urgency.

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

The Department has not written to NHS England separately. NHS England are in full agreement with the Department regarding the urgency of negotiations. Officials from NHS England are meeting frequently with Vertex.

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