Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 23rd November 2021.

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Photo of Gagan Mohindra Gagan Mohindra Conservative, South West Hertfordshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help ensure that (a) multiple chemical sensitivity is a NHS recognised condition and (b) people affected by multiple chemical sensitivity are able to receive sufficient (i) support and (ii) treatment from the NHS.

Photo of Maggie Throup Maggie Throup The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Multiple chemical sensitivity is currently not a recognised condition. Anyone presenting to primary or secondary care services with symptoms associated with multiple chemical sensitivity such as nausea, headache, and dizziness will receive appropriate support, treatment and advice according to clinical need.

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