NHS: Contracts

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 24th April 2020.

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Photo of Chris Green Chris Green Conservative, Bolton West

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people working in (a) warehouse, (b) packing and (c) delivery services of manufacturers of medical devices supplied to the NHS are classified as key workers.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The Government has published guidance for key workers, specifically relating to schools, which can be found at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision

The guidance states that ‘those working as part of the health and social care supply chain, including producers and distributers of medicines and medial and personal and protective equipment’ are classified as key workers.

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