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Hospital Beds

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL3283, tabled on 21 April 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with (1) the British Medical Association and (2) other health sector representatives about the availability of hospital beds for patients needing urgent treatment for something other than COVID-19.

Answered on

1 May 2020

The Department regularly engages with the British Medical Association and other health sector representatives such as National Health Service trade unions, including through the Social Partnership Forum (SPF). SPF meetings are now exclusively focused on COVID-19 workforce issues.

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Department of Health and Social Care