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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (13 October 2014)

Assessment of the report by Cancer UK highlighting gaps in the provision of NHS cancer diagnostic and treatment services. Oral Questions

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health Visitors (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: The additional 4,200 health visitors will all be providing front line services to families. Health visitor services are currently commissioned by NHS England as part of Section 7A of the NHS Act 2006*. NHS England’s Local Area Teams determine the most suitable local service provider. Currently, most provision is through a variety of National Health Service organisations, with a small...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Self-harm (26 September 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Baroness Kennedy of Cradley: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Earl Howe on 14 July (WA 105–7), what are the figures for each NHS Trust in England for (1) the number of (a) girls, and (b) boys, aged under 18 years who received hospital treatment for self-harm each year since 2010, and (2) the number of (a) men, and (b) women, aged over 18 years who received hospital treatment...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Cardiovascular System: Diseases (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: It is for NHS England, working with Public Health England (PHE) and other stakeholders, to implement the actions set out in the Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Outcomes Strategy. NHS England has established a working group with PHE which meets quarterly to discuss progress on the strategy and is taking action on all the recommendations, some it has prioritised over others. For example, on making...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health Services and Social Services (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: ...in the 2009-10 spending outturn.- community health services – spending is only recorded for services commissioned by clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and excludes any direct commissioning undertaken by NHS England itself. NHS England has reported the following spending outturns relating to commissioning activity in 2013-14: 2013-14 2013-14 Nominal in 2009-10 prices ...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Cancer (26 September 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Baroness Howe of Idlicote: ...Majesty’s Government whether the results of the cancer patient experience survey will be used to hold Clinical Commissioning Groups to account for improvements in patient experience through the NHS Outcomes Framework.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Cancer (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: ...given the name of a Clinical Nurse Specialist ranged from 92% in the highest performing trust to 59% in the poorest performing trust (33 points); by 2013 this had reduced to 97% to 76% (21 points). NHS England is working with NHS Improving Quality to develop better ways of using CPES data within the National Health Service in order to maximise the impact of the survey, to be able to work...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Clinical Commissioning Groups (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: ...are the most capable providers to deliver those services in the best interests of their patients. There is no requirement for commissioners to put all services out to competitive tender. Whether NHS services are provided by the public, voluntary or private sector, they remain publicly funded and free at the point of delivery with access based on clinical need.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Dental Services: Children (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: ...that significant inequalities remain. Wider work is under way through dental contract reform and other prevention focussed initiatives to improve oral health. Note: 1 www.gov.uk/government/publications/nhs-reference-costs-2012- to-2013

Written Answers — House of Lords: Gastrointestinal Cancer (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: Measures to ensure early diagnosis of cancer, including rare cancers, are discussed monthly by the Public Awareness and Primary Care Steering Group. The group is chaired by Sean Duffy, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Cancer, and includes members representing Public Health England, Cancer Research UK, Macmillan Cancer Support and Departmental officials and other...

Written Answers — House of Lords: General Practitioners (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: ...a maximum number of points and GP practices are then rewarded financially on the number of points they achieve. All GP practices can choose to take part in QOF and the majority choose to do so. NHS Employers publish detailed guidance on the QOF. A copy of this guidance has been placed in the Library.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Neurofibromatosis (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: ...or in different stays in the same year. FAEs in 2012-13 for patients with primary or secondary diagnosis of NF1 (non-malignant) Trust Numbers Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 213 Guys and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust 124 Source: Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), Health and Social Care Information Centre Information concerning the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Neurofibromatosis (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: NHS England’s service specification for complex Type 1 neurofibromatosis (NF1) sets out what providers must have in place offer evidence-based, safe and effective care, ensuring equity of access to a nationally consistent, high quality service. The specification sets out a number of aims and objectives for the service which includes the operation of a rolling programme of clinical audit...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Neurofibromatosis (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: Information for the public on the diagnosis and treatment of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) can be found on the NHS Choices website, which sets out the key signs and symptoms of the condition, including: coffee colored patches on the skin, two or more neurofibromas (bumps on or under the skin); bone defects, such as bowing of the lower leg; and, a family history of NF1. The NF1 webpages can...

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS (26 September 2014)

Baroness Howe of Idlicote: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what opportunity the House of Lords and House of Commons will be given to scrutinise the NHS Mandate 2015–16 ahead of its publication.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS (26 September 2014)

Lord Judd: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the National Health Service Mandate in holding the National Health Service accountable to government.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS (26 September 2014)

Baroness Greengross: ...Ministerial Statement by the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP on 22 July (HC Deb, col 119WS), at what point the Department of Health decided on a “commitment to stability” for the NHS Mandate 2015–16 and whether this commitment will prevent changes to the Mandate ahead of its publication.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS: Obesity (26 September 2014)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what information they have on the numbers of National Health Service staff who are (1) obese grade I, (2) obese grade II (severe obesity), and (3) obese grade III (morbid obesity).

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS: Staff (26 September 2014)

Lord Grocott: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Earl Howe on 9 July (HL Deb, col 216) and Written Answer on 29 July (WA 286), how the figure of 19,300 fewer administrative staff was calculated.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Palliative Care (26 September 2014)

Earl Howe: The Department and NHS England are taking steps to improve palliative care services, including the development of a per-patient funding model for palliative care services that aims to improve access to specialist palliative care. NHS England has established palliative care networks across England which are supporting improvements in palliative care services and sharing of good practice. NHS...

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