Endoscopy and Radiography: Recruitment:Written question - 275166

Asked on: 09 July 2019
Department of Health and Social Care
Endoscopy and Radiography: Recruitment
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to his oral statement of 1 July 2019, Official Report, columns 929-930, what recent assessment he has made of whether recruitment of (a) 400 clinical endoscopists and (b) 300 reporting radiographers is sufficient deliver on the ambitions of the NHS Long-Term Plan.
Answered by: Seema Kennedy
Answered on: 16 July 2019

No overall assessment has been made.

Health Education England’s (HEE) statutory responsibility is to ensure that an effective education and training system is in place for the National Health Service, which includes funding the training of pre and post registered professions based on current and future needs of patients. Funding for training and recruitment of endoscopists and radiographers will come out of the HEE yearly core funding.

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