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Huntington's Disease

Question for Department of Health

UIN 65498, tabled on 24 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of treatment provision for people diagnosed with Huntington's disease.

Answered on

1 March 2017

NHS England aims to put personalised care planning at the centre of building care specific to each and every person's needs and goals. This includes the adoption of best practice in line with National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance and quality standards.

Patients with Huntington's disease have access to a range of services including the services of their general practitioner, associated health professionals, neurology services, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, local mental health services for sufferers and their families, palliative care where appropriate and online resources, including factsheets.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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