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Health Services: Standards

Question for Department of Health

UIN 9347, tabled on 8 September 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent progress NHS England has made in developing a scorecard to consider the relative ranking of specialised services in (a) clinical and (b) cost effectiveness; and if NHS England will commit to a public consultation on ranking specialised services.

Answered on

16 September 2015

NHS England has committed to consult further with the public if ranking methodology is planned to be used in its decisions over the investment in specialised service developments. NHS England is considering options to support these difficult decisions.