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Independent Healthcare Providers Network: Contracts

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 63335, tabled on 23 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the covid-19 contract for all inpatient capacity in England with the Independent Healthcare Providers Network expires; and whether he plans to renew it.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

28 July 2020

National Health Service patients are benefitting from an unprecedented partnership with private hospitals in the United Kingdom as we battle the COVID-19 outbreak. The Government has provided additional funding to the NHS to allow them to continue to use additional hospital capacity from the independent sector until the end of March 2021.

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