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Written Answers — Department of Health: Anticoagulants (4 May 2016)

George Freeman: ...novel oral anti-coagulants (NOACs). NHS England and Public Health England, working with the Primary Care Cardiovascular Disease Leadership Forum and third sector organisations including the British Heart Foundation and the Stroke Association, have also developed resources to support evidence-based commissioning and clinical practice in relation to anticoagulants. These include the CVD...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Stem Cells (4 May 2016)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...that includes leading researchers around the world. During their implementation, projects are monitored via yearly narrative and financial reporting, in addition to reporting on Researchfish. The British Council is planning a comprehensive evaluation exercise this year, which is the programme’s 5th year. In addition, the programme is being co-funded by leading health research...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Medicine (4 May 2016)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...conditions. These areas have been identified as critical in both Israel and the UK, as well as globally, and as ones in which both countries have particular research expertise. The British Council works with leading research charities in the UK and globally, including British Heart Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Multiple Sclerosis Society and Parkinson UK to provide...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Mesothelioma (13 Apr 2016)

Greg Hands: The National Mesothelioma Centre will be a collaboration between four leading institutions who have a major interest in the treatment of mesothelioma: National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) at Imperial College; Royal Brompton Hospital; Institute of Cancer Research (ICR); and Royal Marsden Hospital. This collaboration will form the hub of the Centre which will engage with all other hospitals...

Backbench Business: Worcester University Arena: Disabled People and Sport (12 Apr 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: .... I set up a round table, which included the Sport and Recreation Alliance, Sport England, the English Federation of Disability Sport, the Youth Sport Trust, the Amateur Swimming Association, the Tennis Foundation, the Royal Yachting Association, Boccia England, British Wheelchair Basketball and Disability Rights UK. The aim was to look at how we can further shape the sport strategy. I...

Uk Steel Industry (12 Apr 2016)

Kevin Brennan: ...what is being said about a very important issue that affects Wales in particular, which is his responsibility. The UK needs an active, modern industrial strategy that understands the importance of foundation industries such as the steel industry to the rebalancing of our economy. I understand why the Business Secretary, given his City background and professed laissez-faire philosophy about...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions (22 Mar 2016)

Alistair Burt: This work is already in hand through the British Heart Foundation. I should like to add that last week the Chancellor announced another 1 million to make public access defibrillators and CPR training more widely available in communities across England. Coupled with last year’s funding of 1 million, that means that there are now over 690 more publicly accessible...

NHS: Learning from Mistakes (9 Mar 2016)

Jeremy Hunt: ...the junior doctors’ strike. Patients and their families will have noticed that, when it came to the big test for Labour—whether to back vulnerable patients, who need a seven-day NHS, or the British Medical Association, which opposes it—Labour has chosen the union. She brought up the topic, so let me just remind the House of what Nye Bevan, the founder of the NHS, said...

Estimates Day — [2nd Allotted Day] — Estimates 2015-16 — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills — The Science Budget (2 Mar 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: ...within the existing science budget settlement? Our goal in this Budget and Parliament should be to unleash the full potential of every local economy in Britain. In an increasingly knowledge-based economy, the pursuit of excellence in research and innovation is at the very heart of effective strategies for sustainable growth, increasing productivity and creating high value jobs. It is not...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Heart Diseases: Research (2 Mar 2016)

Andrew Percy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he has taken to support the British Heart Foundations' Wear It Beat It campaign.

[Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — Litter and Fly-tipping: England (25 Feb 2016)

Clive Betts: ...goods. We encourage local authorities to team up with charities—a number of organisations do this—that will take away the goods, recycle and reuse what they can, and then take to the council site what they cannot. I talked to the British Heart Foundation, which operates such a scheme in certain parts of the country. That excellent scheme involves the charity recycling much of...

Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) (23 Feb 2016)

Geraint Davies: ...have published a joint report that shows that there is now killing by diesel on an industrial scale, with some 40,000 premature deaths each year. The Bill is supported by those organisations, the British Lung Foundation and the British Heart Foundation because, as is becoming increasingly apparent to all of us, air pollution is killing people through lung cancer, through lung diseases such...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill: Consideration Stage (22 Feb 2016)

Maeve McLaughlin: ...and transplantation over the last number of years and in recent times, centring around the former private Member's Bill. There has been much debate about the need to place a duty on the Department to promote organ donation and transplantation. We need to reflect on the facts and look at the information. For example, the British Heart Foundation highlights, very starkly, that the current...

Scottish Parliament: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (9 Feb 2016)

Anne McTaggart: ...It has been a huge privilege to hear the personal stories of those whose lives have been affected by waiting on an organ transplant and those who have been given the gift of life. From the bottom of my heart, I sincerely thank them for sharing their experiences. I know that it has not been easy for them. The bill is for them. Members should be in no doubt that people want us to introduce a...

Cycling: Government Investment (3 Feb 2016)

Julian Knight: my fourth road bicycle this weekend, much to my wife’s chagrin— [ Interruption. ] Only my fourth. Will he reflect on the health benefits of cycling for a moment, considering that the British Heart Foundation has found that cyclists live an average of three years longer than those who take no exercise whatsoever? Admittedly, those extra three years are spent clad in...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Strategic Oversight Board (1 Feb 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...Davies Department of Health Dawn Monaghan Information Commissioner's Office Dr Aisling Burnand Association of Medical Research Charities Dr Ben Goldacre Bad Science Dr Grant Ingrams British Medical Association Dr Janet Valentine Clinical Practice Research Datalink Dr Mike Knapton British Heart Foundation Eve Roodhouse Health and Social Care Information Centre Gary...

Welfare Reform and Work Bill: Report (2nd Day) (27 Jan 2016)

Baroness Sherlock: relation to universal credit. First, the incentives to enter and progress in work have been severely damaged by a succession of changes made by the Government. As the director of the Resolution Foundation observed, universal credit was set to be 2.3 billion more expensive than the six benefits it replaced. Indeed, versions of the policy early in the last Parliament were even more...

[Mr George Howarth in the Chair] — Onshore Oil and Gas (26 Jan 2016)

Angela Smith: ...gas industry offers one of those rare opportunities to create new demand for steel—something we badly need at the moment—and a new sense of hope that there is a positive future for one of our foundation industries. As United Kingdom Onshore Oil and Gas points out, the crisis that the industry faces will not be solved just by dealing with issues relating to energy and business...

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