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Carbon Monoxide: Poisoning

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 228595, tabled on 5 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans does his Department has for improving health outcomes for people with long-term cognitive and behavioural difficulties caused by carbon monoxide poisoning.

Answered on

11 March 2019

I would be happy to meet with the Rt. hon. Member for Rhondda and campaigners to discuss improving outcomes for those with brain injury caused by carbon monoxide poisoning.

NHS England has issued ‘Commissioning Guidance for Rehabilitation’ which provides a framework for commissioners to use service information, and a benchmarking tool, to specifically support reduction of variation in access to and quality of rehabilitation services. This is available at the following link:

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Department of Health and Social Care
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