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Hospitals: Cleaning Services

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department plans to repeat its deep clean of all NHS hospitals in 2008-09. (221232)

There are no plans for the Department to take part in planning a further national-level programme of deep cleaning hospitals in England. Rather, national health service trusts’ strategic and operational cleaning plans are expected to make provision for ongoing deep cleaning activity.