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Patients: Isle of Wight

Question for Department of Health

UIN 57547, tabled on 14 December 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate his Department has made of the (a) cost and (b) time taken for Isle of Wight residents travelling for treatment to mainland hospitals.

Answered on

21 December 2016

No such estimate has been made, however NHS England advise that work on travel times to and from the mainland, costs and the numbers of patients involved is part of the next stage of the work being undertaken to develop the new model of care for the Isle of Wight.