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Question for Department of Health

UIN 199987, tabled on 10 June 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment (a) he and (b) NHS England have made of the consistency of NHS England's commissioning of immunisation services in different areas of the country; what plans NHS England has to conduct such an assessment in the future; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

17 June 2014

NHS England and Public Health England completed a joint stocktake review of the screening and immunisation services commissioned by NHS England earlier this year. The Department will discuss the findings of the review with NHS England in relation to the NHS public health functions agreement, including steps to bring services consistently into line with their national specifications.

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Department of Health and Social Care