Skip to main content

Hospitals: Consultants

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 24177, tabled on 29 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help ensure that NHS consultant appointments are readily available for patients.

Answered on

6 July 2021

We have created a £1 billion elective recovery fund, in addition to £6.6 billion to recover services. We are supporting the National Health Service to deliver consultant appointments virtually as a more efficient and safer service for patients.