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Sierra Leone — Question for Short Debate (29 June 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...

Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] — Committee (1st Day) (Continued) (23 June 2015)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...The propensity to use drugs correlates with poor educational standards and is found more widely in communities where, as things stand, the standard of education offered in local schools is not what we would wish. Deficient education is among the pathologies that incubate drug abuse. It is a broader question. The same vigour needs to be brought to the approach in further and higher...

[Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — English as an additional language (Pupil Support) (23 June 2015)

Kevin Brennan: ...we look at the evidence, we see that the contrary is the case. The hon. Member for Peterborough made the case strongly for looking again at the need for a ring-fenced budget for EAL. I know that the Minister has a pathological dislike of anything that is ring-fenced or that directs schools to act in a particular manner, and an almost religious faith that they will always do the right thing...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Dogs (22 June 2015)

Mark Lancaster: ...1 1 1 Aged - Welfare 2 1 9 1 Chronic Stifle Disease & Osteoarthritis 1 Dangerous Temperament 1 1 1 1 Chronic Medical Pathology 1 1 1 Failing to Maintain Standards (Welfare)[1] 3 1 1 2 Hind limb Paresis welfare grounds 1 Hip Dysplasia...

Economic and Social Inequality — Question (18 June 2015)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...tax increases on the well off and remains bent on hitting the poorest again with a further 12 billion of cuts in social security, is it not inevitable that inequality will worsen, with its associated pathologies of ill health, underperforming education, poor productivity, slow economic growth—as the IMF pointed out this week—and, whatever tokenistic legislation they pass,...

Queen’s Speech — Debate (6th Day) (4 June 2015)

Viscount Hanworth: ...having done next to nothing to diminish the dangers posed by our financial sector. It is important to understand the manner in which the activities of Britain’s financial sector are serving to perpetuate the pathologies of our economy. These activities have succeeded in averting a balance of payments crisis that would otherwise have overtaken us long ago. In the process, they have...

Queen’s Speech — Debate (5th Day) (3 June 2015)

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: ...Sunday. It costs the move to seven-day services at between 1.07 billion and 1.43 billion. Why are those deaths happening? Fewer senior staff are on duty at weekends, with fewer support services, especially in pathology, radiology and pharmacy, and there are fewer allied health professionals, who are so important. There is a higher disease burden in those admitted at the...

Queen’s Speech — Debate (4th Day) (2 June 2015)

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe: ...experience of visiting the University of Bradford and its Integrated Life Sciences Learning Centre, a unique cross-disciplinary combination of advanced patient simulation, virtual anatomy and diagnostic-grade digital pathology, introducing students to technologies that will be the mainstay of laboratory-based medicine in the NHS of the future. With the support of local industrial partners,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Health and Social Care (2 June 2015)

Liz McInnes: ...push towards seven-day working because I feel the impression is being given that the NHS does not currently operate on a seven-day-a-week basis. Ever since I was first employed in the NHS, the various pathology Departments I have worked in have never, ever closed. One of my colleagues used to joke that if he had his time over again, he would have chosen a job somewhere that closed every...

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners (16 March 2015)

Daniel Poulter: ...practitioners to have direct access to appropriate tests to support the primary investigation of disease in all areas of diagnostic tests. A significant proportion of the work undertaken by pathology laboratories and imaging services is associated with direct access from primary care.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Genetics: Screening (5 March 2015)

Earl Howe: ...Task Force to oversee development of a new national strategy for cancer; and the coordination of the NHS contribution to the 100,000 Genomes Project which includes the building of a new molecular pathology network. In addition to this, NHS England is conducting analysis to clarify legacy arrangements for commissioning molecular diagnostics and identify future commissioning mechanisms.

Opposition Day — [15th Allotted Day]: NHS (Government Spending) (28 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Grahame Morris: ...hospital nor modern facilities. I am proud to say that, although I am not a doctor, I did work in the health service. Like my hon. Friend the Member for Heywood and Middleton (Liz McInnes), I worked in a pathology laboratory, doing some important diagnostic work. I am proud of the people who deliver that service; I think they deserve enormous credit. The creation of the NHS is...

National Health Service — Motion to Take Note (8 January 2015)

Baroness Wilkins: ...or adequate nursing staff and therapists to meet the need. Is anything being done to change this? At Stoke Mandeville the trust has merged the spinal unit into a specialised services directorate along with haematology, pathology, sexual health and miscellaneous others. As a result, the spinal unit is managed by senior managers who have no knowledge or experience of working with spinal cord...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Medicine: Postgraduate Education (6 January 2015)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: ...nearest 5 students. 1. Figures are based on the ‘Subjects allied to medicine’ principal subject area, defined by the Joint Academic Coding System, and exclude those studying ‘Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology’ and ‘Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy’. 2. Taught Masters Programmes are defined by HESA course aims E00, M00, M01, M02, M10, M11, M16 and...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Mesothelioma Claims (8 December 2014)

Lord Faulks: ...the purposes of claiming compensation without the need for a court order; and We are working with the National Cancer Registration Service and others to secure resources for the implementation of expedited receipt of pathology records and imaging reports.

Health: Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Women — Question for Short Debate (3 December 2014)

Lord Cashman: ...inequality in healthcare services. I make a special plea on behalf of the trans community. Trans women and men are so often forgotten in the language of non-discrimination. Their needs are overlooked and it is shocking, indeed shameful, that the World Health Organization still classifies trans as a pathological disorder. I hope that the UK Government will lead discussions within the WHO to...

Backbench Business: Inequality (27 November 2014)

Michael Meacher: ...and it weakens the social fabric of communities. Above all, it has been shown unequivocally by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett in “The Spirit Level” that across all countries—it is not just the UK—the greater the inequality, the greater the degree of social pathology in terms of homicide levels, crime and violence, mental illness, imprisonment, teenage...

EU: UK Membership — Motion to Take Note: 6.44 pm (25 November 2014)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...simultaneously to satisfy the requirements of Germany for fiscal rigour and its reluctance to pay for the costs of fiscal laxity elsewhere while easing social hardship and averting baleful political pathologies. Can we foresee that there can be a viable European Union in which all the member states agree on issues of trade, the environment, crime, migration and defence while financial and...

Public Health England Hub Programme and Porton Down (3 September 2014)

Robert Halfon: ...right for Harlow as well. Thanks to the enterprise zone and the UTC, the relocation would be a good strategic fit and Harlow council is very supportive of the move. It would also be consistent with the increasingly renowned pathology specialism of the Princess Alexandra hospital. When GSK unfortunately left the town, Harlow lost a lot of jobs. Public Health England’s moving to Harlow...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Lyme Disease (24 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

The Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in December 2011, the Clinical Pathology Accreditation Service was made aware of modifications by the Health Protection Agency’s Lyme Borreliosis Unit to the Trinity Biotech immunoblot kit to be used for testing human cerebrospinal fluid.

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