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Heart Diseases: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 272163, tabled on 2 July 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing a national screening programme for structural heart diseases.

Answered on

8 July 2019

The United Kingdom National Screening Committee (UK NSC) has not formally reviewed the evidence for a national screening programme for structural heart disease. However, the UK NSC welcomes new topic proposals through its annual call for topics from September to December each year. Information on how to submit a new proposal can be found at the following link:

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