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NHS: Correspondence

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 14 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent estimate he has made of the annual cost to NHS hospitals of complying with his Department’s copying letters policy; and what proportion of NHS patients chose to opt out of the policy. (290091)

The Department does not collect information on the annual cost of copying letters to patients or on the numbers of patients that choose to opt out of receiving copies of their letters.