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Palliative Care: Finance

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL14281, tabled on 16 March 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by Sue Ryder Modelling demand and costs for palliative care services in England, published on 1 February, what assessment have they made of the risk of the independent hospice sector collapsing due to a lack of funding; and what assessment have they made of the cost of the NHS providing palliative care services instead of indepedent palliative care providers over the next 10 years.

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.