Allergies: Medical Equipment

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 26th October 2018.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many epipens the NHS has available for patients.

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

Both adult and paediatric adrenaline auto-injectors are available from suppliers for the National Health Service to order for patients. We expect around 70,000 adult adrenaline auto-injectors and 30,000 paediatric adrenaline auto-injectors will have been supplied to the United Kingdom in October.

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