House of Commons
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MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY CAMPAIGN REPORT ON COST BENEFIT OF DEVELOPING SERVICES
EDM #1760
Tabled 27 April 2011
2010-12 Session
That this House welcomes the publication of a report by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign on the cost-benefit analysis of developing specialised neuromuscular services to prevent unplanned emergency admissions to hospital for people with neuromuscular conditions; acknowledges that specialist, multi-disciplinary services have been established by clinicians as the most effective way of delivering effective care for patients with complex neuromuscular conditions; notes that the development of specialist services could result in savings of approximately 25 million in England alone; further notes the vital role of wheelchair provision, specialist physiotherapy, specialist neuromuscular care advisers and access to specialist respiratory care in preventing unplanned emergency admissions; commends the campaign led by regional Muscle Groups, which contininue to work together to fight for fair access to clinically effective, specialised neuromuscular services across the UK; and calls on the Government to publicly announce a neuromuscular service strategy as a matter of urgency.