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Gambling: Rehabilitation

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 149227, tabled on 4 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the availability of specialist treatment services for gambling disorders.

Answered on

15 February 2021

The National Health Service remains on track to deliver the expansion of specialist treatment services for those individuals addicted to gambling. The existing gambling clinics have remained open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, providing a combination of remote and face to face treatment, where safe to do so.