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Drugs: Rehabilitation

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 14th April 2020.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether continuity of opioid substitution treatment will be safeguarded during the covid-19 outbreak.

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

Holding answer received on 25 March 2020

The Department is working closely with industry, the National Health Service and others in the supply chain to help ensure patients can access the medicines they need, including opioid substitution treatment, and precautions are in place to reduce the likelihood of future shortages.

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