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NHS: Fires

Volume 494: debated on Thursday 25 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how much has been spent by his Department on fire response training for NHS staff in each year since 2003; (281444)

(2) what fire response training is being provided for NHS staff in 2009-10.

National health service organisations determine locally the content, method of delivery and frequency of their fire response training based on a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment. Information on the expenditure on fire response training in the NHS is not collected centrally.