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Medical Equipment: Licensing

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 52079, tabled on 1 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the Government's timeframe is for the (a) publication and (b) implementation of the MedTech Funding Mandate; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

10 June 2020

Due to COVID-19 NHS England and NHS Improvement have delayed the publication of the MedTech Funding Mandate and will not be launching this during 2020/21.

To maintain patient access to innovative devices, diagnostics and digital products NHS England and NHS Improvement continue to fund a range of technologies through the Innovation and Technology Payment.