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Incontinence: Medical Equipment

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 11 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many items of correspondence he received relating to the Review of Part IX of the Drug Tariff from members of the public in (a) 2006, (b) 2007 and (c) 2008; (255652)

(2) when he plans to publish his Department's response to the most recent consultation on changes to Part IX of the Drug Tariff.

The following table sets out the level of correspondence the Department received which related to the review of Part IX of the Drug Tariff.

The majority of this information will have come from members of the public.

Number

2006

1,063

2007

1,254

2008

2,842

Details of the new arrangements under Part IX of the Drug Tariff for the provision of stoma and urology appliances—and related services—in primary care will be published shortly, together with a summary of the responses to the last consultation.