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NHS: Finance

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL3077, tabled on 13 October 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to fund permanent surge capacity in the NHS to manage significant increases in demand.

Answered on

26 October 2021

There are no such plans to separately fund permanent surge capacity. National Health Service funding to meet total patient demand is being agreed as part of the forthcoming Spending Review.