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Coronavirus: Surveys

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 38456, tabled on 21 April 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to collect sex-disaggregated data as part of the NHS coronavirus status checker.

Answered on

30 April 2020

The National Health Service COVID-19 status checker collects only the minimum amount of data necessary to predict the likely demand on NHS services. NHSX plan to iterate the survey and may add gender to this collection, if it would help predict demand more effectively.