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Diagnosis

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 11th February 2020.

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Photo of Rachel Reeves Rachel Reeves Chair, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to review the process by which patients are given a no evidence of active disease verdict.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS England and NHS Improvement have no current plans to review the process by which patients are given a no evidence of active disease verdict. We would expect clinicians to use their clinical and professional judgement, accompanied by any relevant guidance and supporting evidence, when making such decisions and informing patients of a clinical decision.

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