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Coronavirus: Health Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 141914, tabled on 17 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 14 March 2022 to Question 136496 on Coronavirus: Health Services, in what format his Department holds that information in relation to covid-19 vaccine damage.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

26 April 2022

During the pandemic, the financial framework moved to a system of nationally agreed block contracts with retrospective top-ups for reasonable COVID-19 related costs. While the costs collected in 2020/21 include elements of care delivered to patients, they do not contain an explicit price or cost for COVID-19 vaccination damage and therefore there is no specific related budget.

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency monitors the safety of all vaccines. The Department also works with public health partners to review the effectiveness and impact of the COVID-19 vaccines to ensure the benefits continue to outweigh any potential side effects.

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