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NHS Trusts: Location

Question for Department of Health

UIN 5256, tabled on 17 July 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the merits of (a) same site co-location in delivering cohesive relationships between clinical teams and (b) inter-Trust Service Level Agreements in delivering more cohesive relationships between neighbouring trusts.

Answered on

20 July 2017

This is a matter for NHS England.

Collaboration between clinical teams and between provider organisations can often help to improve services. In the case of some services, such as Congenital Heart Disease services, clinicians have agreed specific standards to support high quality care.

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Department of Health and Social Care
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