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Diabetic Treatment Facilities

Volume 405: debated on Wednesday 14 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS trusts are reducing diabetic treatment facilities in hospitals and moving services into primary care. [111766]

Information relating to the number of diabetic treatment facilities in national health service trusts is not collected centrally by the Department.The "National Service Framework for Diabetes: Delivery Strategy", published in January this year, sets out how the local progress can be made to put the NHS on track to reaching all the national service framework standards by 2013.

It will be for primary care trusts to decide the best approach to delivering the standards across both hospital and primary care to reflect local circumstances and the communities they serve.