Delayed Transfer of Care

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-01-18
Session date: 
January 18, 2017
Reference: 
2017/0172
Question By: 
Jennette Arnold
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Does the Mayor share my concerns about the worsening delay in transfers of care across the Health and Social Care system in London? Can the Mayor reassure me and my constituents that he will raise the issue with the appropriate agencies and secure a commitment to dealing with this crisis permanently?

Answer

Answer for Delayed Transfer of Care

Answer for Delayed Transfer of Care

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Yes I am concerned about the issue. I understand that the pressures in social care are due to underfunding. I intend to raise this with NHS England Chief Executive and the Secretary of State for Health when we next meet.