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Life Sciences

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 122990, tabled on 16 January 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what measures will be included within NHS England’s mandate for 2018-19 to formalise its role in implementing the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy.

Answered on

24 January 2018

The Government is currently developing its approach to the mandate to NHS England for 2018-19, in light of the extra £2.8 billion to 2019/20 provided through the Autumn Budget to support the National Health Service. Both NHS England and Healthwatch England are involved in its development as statutory consultees.