§ Mr. Elletson
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of the NHS budget is currently allocated to(a) research into diabetes and (b) the treatment and continuing care for diabetes sufferers.
§ Mr. Sackville
The national health service funds a range of research and development work into diabetes. Detailed information on the amount and proportion spent is not available centrally.
Treatment and continuing care for diabetes sufferers is provided throughout the country by general practitioners and diabetic centres. Information on cost is not collected centrally.