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Coronavirus: Disadvantaged

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 38659, tabled on 21 April 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether there are any (a) regional or (b) local differences in ability to receive urgent medical treatment during the covid-19 outbreak based on levels of deprivation.

Answered on

29 April 2020

Thanks to the hard work of National Health Service staff, increased critical care capacity across the NHS has meant that all patients needing urgent treatment for COVID-19 have been able to receive treatment.