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Medical Equipment

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 17 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 25 July 2007, Official Report, column 1226W, on medical equipment, when he plans to take a decision as to whether to procure and stockpile face masks centrally. (156750)

The Department is progressing work to ensure that the appropriate face masks are made available to health care and social care workers during a pandemic. An announcement will be made in relation to this issue as soon as it is possible to do so.