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Medical Treatments: Innovation

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 179372, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the planned timescale is for (a) consultation with stakeholders and (b) the roll-out of the new Innovative Medicines Fund.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

27 April 2021

NHS England and NHS Improvement and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence are developing proposals for the operation of the Fund and expect to engage with stakeholders on detailed plans later this year. Timescales for implementation of the Fund will be confirmed in due course.

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