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Incontinence: Health Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 133095, tabled on 16 March 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to explore the potential for a mandatory data set to provide transparency about the continence service which clinical commissioning groups are commissioning to enable NHS England to check how those groups are meeting the health needs of their population.

Answered on

26 March 2018

NHS England has advised that the Excellence in Continence Care Guidelines are currently being refreshed and will then go through the publication process. There is no definitive date at the present time for publication. The development of a minimum data set is being considered for both commissioners and providers by the Excellence in Continence Care Group.

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Department of Health and Social Care