NHS: Drugs

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 9th November 2018.

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Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 11 September 2018 to Question 169109 on Drugs, on what date during the financial planning process for 2019-20 the level of funding will be determined.

Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 11 September 2018 to Question 169109 on drugs, what level of funding NHS England has proposed for the financial planning process for products undergoing review by the prioritisation process in 2019-20.

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

The 2019/20 allocations are to be presented to NHS England’s Board on 28 November 2018. After the overall allocation has been formally agreed by the Board, the distribution of the allocated funding will be agreed; this will include the level of the 2019/20 funding envelope for treatments going through the relative prioritisation process. Confirmation of the level of funding is anticipated in late December 2018.

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