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Gambling: Health Hazards

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL14183, tabled on 4 March 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they spent on educational programmes for GPs on the potential health risks associated with gambling in (1) 2015, (2) 2016, (3) 2017, and (4) 2018; and what plans they have to increase the budget for such programmes.

Answered on

15 March 2019

Health Education England funds and delivers the GP Speciality Training Programmes as part of the Royal College of General Practitioners curriculum. The Government does not collect information on the amount of time and funding allocated to training on specific conditions or issues including gambling harms.