Coronavirus: Disadvantaged

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 29th April 2020.

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Photo of Alex Norris Alex Norris Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether there are any (a) regional or (b) local differences in ability to receive urgent medical treatment during the covid-19 outbreak based on levels of deprivation.

Photo of Edward Argar Edward Argar Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Thanks to the hard work of National Health Service staff, increased critical care capacity across the NHS has meant that all patients needing urgent treatment for COVID-19 have been able to receive treatment.

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