To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has put in place a monitoring system to test the effectiveness of covid-19 treatments currently available.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
21 June 2022
NHS England and NHS Improvement collect data on treatments for patients hospitalised due to COVID-19, hospital-onset COVID-19 and non-hospitalised patients treated through COVID Medicines Delivery Units. Data is collected on the numbers of treatments prescribed and administered and a summary at national and regional level is published weekly at the following link:
NHS England and NHS Improvement continue to work with the research community to monitor observational data and gain further insight into the impact of treatments on outcomes. In addition, the PANORAMIC study of novel COVID-19 antivirals is expected to publish outcomes of its research in due course. The study is collecting further data on how these treatments work in the United Kingdom where the majority of the population is vaccinated.