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Backbench Business: Fixed Odds Betting Terminals — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] (26 Apr 2016)

Jim Shannon: ...163;17 million reduction—1%—in bookmaker revenue from the machines. Secondary research based on the British gambling prevalence survey 2010 estimates that up to 40% of B2 revenue comes from at-risk and pathologically addicted players—higher than all other combined gambling activities—so the Government predicted very little impact. There is also evidence that...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Brain: Research (13 Apr 2016)

George Freeman: Started in the early 1950s by Professor Nick Corsellis at Runwell Hospital, in recent years the Corsellis Collection of brain pathology specimens has been managed and maintained by West London Mental Health Trust (WLMHT). The excess costs of maintaining the collection can only be supported by WLMHT from funds received for patient care. Therefore WLMHT has decided to dispose of the collection...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: NHS: Staff Morale (22 Mar 2016)

Liz McInnes: How does the Minister think that staff morale is affected when people hear the Government’s constant refrain of “implementing seven-day working”, particularly pathology staff and others who have for decades provided a 24/7 service?

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Pathology: Staff (2 Mar 2016)

Shabana Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many pathologists qualified to conduct post-mortems there were in (a) 2010 and (b) 2015.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pathology (1 Mar 2016)

Justin Madders: ...he has made of the (a) scale of the difficulty experienced by trusts in recruiting to consultant posts and (b) effect of that difficulty on numbers of occupied consultant posts in cellular pathology.

Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill: Second Reading (26 Feb 2016)

Lord Freyberg: ...clinical data generated would both encourage off-label use in the US and give it future expansion options. The evidence for this can be seen in France, where the Institut National du Cancer has been driving a national molecular pathology programme for over a decade. It is the preferred European partner for large pharma like Pfizer for late-stage clinical trials in precision oncology. That...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Laboratories (24 Feb 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) website and is the definitive list of accredited laboratories to which the Department, PHE and the NHS refer. Accreditation is covered by the Clinical Pathology Accreditation (CPA) company until recently, and is now part of the UKAS scheme. There is no intention to transfer the Lyme disease testing service from the Rare & Imported Pathogens...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pathology: Qualifications (15 Feb 2016)

Shabana Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many pathologists qualified to conduct postmortems there were in (a) 2010 and (b) 2015.

Failures of the 111 Helpline — Statement (26 Jan 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...different action been taken at these points, William would probably have survived. Across these different parts of the NHS, a major failing was that in the last six to eight weeks of William’s life the underlying pathology, including pneumonia and a chest infection, was not recognised and treated. The report cites potential factors such as a lack of understanding of sepsis,...

William Mead: 111 Helpline (26 Jan 2016)

Jeremy Hunt: ...action been taken at those points, William would probably have survived. Across those different parts of the NHS, a major failing was that in the last six to eight weeks of William’s life, the underlying pathology, including pneumonia and chest infection, was not properly recognised and treated. The report cites potential factors such as a lack of understanding of sepsis,...

Scottish Parliament: Trade Union Bill (26 Jan 2016)

Neil Findlay: ...Greens, the Liberals and the independents all uniting to reject the bill. Only the nasty party, the party that seeks to divide and victimise and marginalise working people—the party that has a pathological hatred of trade unions and organised labour—supported this dreadful bill. No one was surprised by its actions. It is the party of regressive reactionary politics, personified...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer (19 Jan 2016)

Lord Freyberg: ...;s Government what assessment the National Institute for Health Research Horizon Scanning Research and Intelligence Centre and Genomic England have made of the barriers to adopting national molecular pathology.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pathology (19 Jan 2016)

Lord Freyberg: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress the Chief Scientific Officer of NHS England is making towards the introduction of a national molecular pathology service.

Specialist Neuromuscular Care and Treatments — [Mr Graham Brady in the Chair] (15 Dec 2015)

Rachael Maskell: ...general practitioners and community physios do not have the specific skills, so it is important to ensure that people with these conditions can access those with the right skills who understand the pathology of the disorder and the specialist treatment that is required. For instance, there are two specialist centres in London and one in Oxford for the whole of the south-east, so people...

Compulsory Emergency First Aid Education (State-funded Secondary Schools) Bill (20 Nov 2015)

Liz McInnes: ...of her private Member’s Bill. It is a really important subject that I have become very aware of over the years. I remember the problems we sometimes had, when I was an NHS worker in a busy pathology department, in getting members of staff to come forward to train as first aiders in the workplace. It is surprising that, in an NHS setting, we had difficulty getting volunteers. If we...

Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Junior Doctors’ Contracts (28 Oct 2015)

Rupa Huq: ...tea; they are serious professionals. They are highly qualified individuals who need commensurate remuneration and conditions that recognise that fact. In the areas of general practice, nuclear medicine, chemical pathology, emergency medicine, psychiatry, learning disabilities— the list goes on—we have a recruitment and retention crisis in any case, so these changes to contracts...

Access to Palliative Care Bill [HL]: Second Reading (23 Oct 2015)

Baroness Hollins: the presence of serious physical illness; secondly, confusion about the threshold of clinical significance—when is distress part of a process of normal psychological adjustment and when is it pathological?—and thirdly, the commonplace but unnecessary nihilism about the potential benefit of treatment for mental disorders at the end of life. I suggest that psychiatric teams...

NHS: Reform — Statement (16 Jul 2015)

Lord Turnberg: get the extra people from are important. However, the consultant element is just one part. The noble Baroness, Lady Finlay, made a very good point about the need for radiologists, physiotherapists and pathology laboratories. All the machinery of the hospital has to be there. Equally, there is the whole business of general practice and community care. Primary care at the weekend is poor,...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Levodopa: Gambling (16 Jul 2015)

George Freeman: .... Gambling problems are recognised to be a risk associated with levodopa and dopamine agonists used to treat Parkinson’s disease. There have been warnings about impulse disorders, including pathological gambling, in the product information for all medicines containing levodopa since 2006 and these warnings are also reflected in the British National Formulary provided to all...

Sierra Leone — Question for Short Debate (29 Jun 2015)

Baroness Masham of Ilton: ...England and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, were among the European groups to get specialist manpower on the ground at an early stage. I cannot stress enough how important microbiology and pathology are in combating infection. I think that sometimes the value of their contribution to tackling epidemics is not highlighted enough. At the latest G7 summit, responding to lessons...

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