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Health Services: Prisons

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 23 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many cases of each notifiable disease were diagnosed in each of Her Majesty's Prisons in each of the last five years. (199943)

The information requested is not collected. Disease surveillance is the responsibility of the Health Protection Agency (HPA). Prisons are not currently specifically identified in HPA surveillance systems.