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Palliative Care: Finance

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL14280, tabled on 16 March 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding in the report by Sue Ryder Modelling demand and costs for palliative care services in England, published on 1 February, that independent hospice services may be withdrawn unless statutory funding of services increases from 37 per cent to 70 per cent.

Answered on

29 April 2021

It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.