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Cystic Fibrosis

Volume 471: debated on Tuesday 29 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what estimate his Department has made of the percentage increase of cystic fibrosis patients over the next (a) one, (b) five and (c) 10 years; (182311)

(2) how many patients were diagnosed with cystic fibrosis in each of the last five years.

[holding answer 28 January 2008]: Information on the number of people diagnosed with cystic fibrosis is not collected.

We have made no estimate of the percentage increase in the number of cystic fibrosis patients.