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NHS Test and Trace: Consultants

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 50980, tabled on 17 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average daily cost is of a consultant employed to support NHS Test and Trace; and how many consultants were employed to support NHS Test and Trace on 1 September 2021.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

11 October 2021

As of 1 September 2021, there were 1,707 consultants in NHS Test and Trace.

We are unable to provide information on the average cost of consultants as this is commercially sensitive.

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