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Medical Equipment: Innovation

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL854, tabled on 8 June 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have (1) to put in place a framework agreement specifically for the adoption of medical devices innovation, and (2) to ensure that each procurement framework agreement has a section specifically for innovation adoption to speed up the use of innovative medical devices for patients.

Answered on

17 June 2021

There are currently no plans for an additional framework agreement for medical device innovation. However, current frameworks do accommodate innovations from existing suppliers.