Medical Equipment: Licensing

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 10th June 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, what the Government's timeframe is for the (a) publication and (b) implementation of the MedTech Funding Mandate; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Due to COVID-19 NHS England and NHS Improvement have delayed the publication of the MedTech Funding Mandate and will not be launching this during 2020/21.

To maintain patient access to innovative devices, diagnostics and digital products NHS England and NHS Improvement continue to fund a range of technologies through the Innovation and Technology Payment.

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