Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health
39 Victoria Street
London SW1H 0EU
Mr Bryan Elkington
4 December 2017
Dear Mr Elkington
Freedom of Information Request Reference FOI-1105600
Thank you for your request dated 7 November in which you asked the Department of Health (DH):
“Dear Department of Health,
Would you please be able to tell me how many patients in the UK are currently
diagnosed with the condition of Primary Hyper/Hypokalaemic Periodic
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