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Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate (26 March 2015)

Andrew Lansley: ...seven years—contrary to what the right hon. Member for Greenwich and Woolwich said, I had a long tenure in that post—and then the privilege of serving as Secretary of State for Health. Supporting the NHS and improving the health of the people of this country has been my passionate commitment in Parliament. In opposition, we fought for safer care and, in government, we got it....

Penrose Inquiry — Statement (26 March 2015)

Earl Howe: The noble Baroness makes a very important point. NICE guidance on the first of the new hepatitis C drugs is expected in June this year. Pending that, in April last year NHS England introduced an early access scheme for the new hepatitis C therapies. Over 700 patients have now been treated as a result of that policy, including some of those who were infected by blood or blood products in the...

Elections for Positions in the House: Deputy Speakers (26 March 2015)

Charlotte Leslie: It was a publicly minuted decision not to prepare a report on NHS public expenditure. Secondly, I have not, as was claimed last night, been referred for any investigation. Can you advise me on how I might put this false information straight?

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Penrose Inquiry (26 March 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Diana Johnson: Thank you for granting the urgent question, Mr Speaker. I thank the Minister for her response. As we know, the contaminated blood scandal was the biggest disaster in the history of the NHS. Today we should again remember all those who contracted HIV and hepatitis C, and their families. For them, this is not an historical issue, but an ongoing tragedy which continues to have a devastating...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Regional Growth (26 March 2015)

Ian Murray: ...negotiations will have on our national health service and public services. Will the Minister and his business team use this very last Business, Innovations and Skills questions to rule the NHS out of the TTIP negotiations, or will it be left to a Labour Business Secretary and a Labour Government, as it always is, to save our NHS?

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (26 March 2015)

George Freeman: ...to drive negotiations with the company on a fair price. It is also right to point out that we have launched an accelerated access programme for the quicker adoption of innovative medicines in the NHS, which will also help.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Domestic Accidents: Pendle (26 March 2015)

Norman Lamb: ...recorded. Count of finished admission episodes (FAEs)1 where an external cause2 of fall was recorded, for Pendle parliamentary constituency3, 2010-11 to 2013-144 Activity in English NHS Hospitals and English NHS commissioned activity in the independent sector Year FAEs 2010-11 760 2011-12 790 2012-13 709 2013-14 750 Source: Hospital...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services: Lancashire (26 March 2015)

Andrew Stephenson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what NHS spending per head of population in East Lancashire has been in each of the last two years.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospitals: Waiting Lists (26 March 2015) See 3 other results from this answer

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many non-admitted patients had been waiting for over (a) 18, (b) 26 and (c) 52 weeks for treatment in each NHS and NHS foundation trust in each month since May 2010.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Dermatology (26 March 2015)

George Freeman: ...completion. The Department was not involved directly or indirectly in the reprocurement of the services. On 1 April 2013 the Department’s responsibility under the contract passed to NHS England. The reprocurement was managed locally by the clinical commissioning group and the local area team of NHS England; the contract was awarded to Circle after a competitive procurement process.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Smoking (26 March 2015)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services, England - April 2014 to September 2014, published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre in January 2015, what assessment he has made of the factors that have contributed to the decline in the number of people who have reported stopping smoking through an NHS Stop Smoking Service.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hearing Impairment (26 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

John Woodcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients waited more than six weeks for (a) an initial NHS hearing assessment and (b) a follow-up NHS hearing aid assessment in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer: Drugs (26 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Keith Vaz: ...of State for Health, how many prescriptions have been issued for the drug Sunitinib in each of the last three years; and what restrictions his Department places on the use of that drug in the NHS.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hearing Impairment (26 March 2015) See 2 other results from this answer

Steve Reed: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the NHS has spent on audiology services in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Training (26 March 2015)

George Freeman: ...requires them to ensure a minimum of 3,250 trainees per year are recruited to GP training programmes in England by 2016. There are now 36,294 full time equivalent GPs working and training in the NHS, an increase of over 1,000 since September 2010. In January, a 10 million investment was announced to kick start a new plan to expand the general practice workforce. The plan covers...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Midwives: Training (26 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Stephen Lloyd: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department and NHS England have taken to ensure that Grade 5 training opportunities are available for midwives.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Illness: Suicide (26 March 2015)

Norman Lamb: ...the culture that suicide is inevitable for some people. In January this year the Deputy Prime Minister announced our ambition for ‘zero suicides’. This set out an aspiration for every part of the NHS to commit to a ‘zero suicide’ ambition. This ambition has already been adopted in some local areas and we are certain that this kind of approach can work to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hearing Impairment (26 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Steve Reed: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many NHS patients have had a hearing test in (a) an audiology clinic, (b) an ear, nose and throat clinic and (c) an audiology department at a local hospital in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Children (26 March 2015)

Norman Lamb: ...weeks of referral. This is because this information is not collected centrally. The new Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Minimum Dataset will provide comparative data for NHS services that will be used to improve clinical quality and service efficiency; and to commission services in a way that improves health and reduces inequalities. Current plans are for data...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Parkinson's Disease (26 March 2015)

Norman Lamb: ...in the context of improvements in data quality and coverage (particularly in earlier years), improvements in coverage of independent sector activity (particularly from 2006-07) and changes in NHS practice. For example, apparent reductions in activity may be due to a number of procedures which may now be undertaken in outpatient settings and so no longer include in admitted patient HES...

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