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Intensive Care: Coronavirus

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 30121, tabled on 16 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government will take to ensure babies and children of parents requiring intensive care treatment as a result of covid-19 are looked after.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

26 March 2020

In many cases, other family members or friends of the parent(s) will provide temporary care. If there is no-one to look after the child, the local authority may need to take the child into temporary care.

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