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Question for Department of Health

UIN 902873, tabled on 17 December 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to achieve seven-day services in hospitals by 2020.

Answered on

5 January 2016

By 2020, all hospital patients who need urgent or emergency care will have access to the same levels of consultant assessment and review, diagnostic tests and consultant-led interventions, whatever day of the week it is.

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