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NATIONAL REFRACTORY ANGINA CENTRE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2264: tabled on 10 November 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes with concern that an estimated 50,000 patients and their families are affected by refractory angina, a particularly painful and disabling form of angina that cannot be treated by revascularisation; further notes that the condition is becoming increasingly prevalent and costly; congratulates the award-winning National Refractory Angina Centre, enrac, in Liverpool, which the Under-Secretary of State for Health rightly described as `not only the best possible service to which [refractory angina sufferers] in this country can be referred ... but a blueprint for the development of other such services elsewhere', for being the only NHS service to be accredited with the maximum five stars in the prestigious UK Customer Experience Awards; and calls on the Secretary of State for Health to demonstrate commitment to his vision of `payment linked to levels of patient satisfaction through a powerful, new financial framework that rewards people-centred service and care' by intervening urgently where local mechanisms have failed and compelling the commissioners to make funds immediately available to provide cardiological support to safeguard this beacon of patient care for existing patients and the thousands who could benefit from its future replication.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.