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Parkinson's Disease: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 171603, tabled on 18 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of skin swab testing for early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease.

Answered on

20 April 2021

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), as the independent body with responsibility for developing evidence-based guidance for the health and care system, has not made an assessment.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care