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Health Services: Waiting Lists

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 110223, tabled on 24 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish the detailed budget plans for reducing NHS waiting lists in England.

Answered on

1 February 2022

The NHS 2022/23 Operational Planning Guidance confirms £2.3 billion has been allocated to support the recovery of elective services. This is in addition to £1.5 billion over three years via core budgets to support new surgical hubs, increased bed capacity and equipment. National Health Service systems are currently developing individual plans for elective services in 2022/23.