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Written Answers — Education: Children: Autism (10 April 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps he is taking to improve the education of children with pathological demand avoidance.

Written Answers — Health: Out of Area Treatment: Scotland (8 April 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...previously MH) 8 2 3 710 Adult Mental Illness 44 81 53 712 Forensic Psychiatry — — 1 715 Old Age Psychiatry 7 4 5 800 Clinical Oncology (previously Radiotherapy) 79 94 75 811 Interventional Radiology 14 18 9 812 Diagnostic Imaging — 1 2 822 Chemical Pathology — — 2 The number of finished admission episodes...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Dogs: Diseases (8 April 2014)

George Eustice: Alabama Rot is the name commonly being given to the newly emerged condition in dogs, known by its clinical and pathological description as ‘Cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy’. Whilst this new condition, which appears seasonally, seems very similar to Alabama Rot, we do not know that they have the same cause. Investigation into this condition is being led by vets at a...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Pathology: Laboratories (8 April 2014)

Paul Flynn: ...of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions he has had with the Royal College of Pathologists on the effects on human and animal safety of reductions in the number of national pathology laboratories from 14 to 7; and if he will publish the impact assessment produced by his Department on such a plan.

Health: Innovative Medicine — Question for Short Debate (1 April 2014)

Lord Colwyn: ...in that area remains controversial. Intravenous EDTA chelation therapy, properly administered, is a safe, economical and effective treatment for the symptoms of atherosclerosis caused by free radical pathology. There is insufficient time to examine the technique in more detail, but I believe that it is a treatment that should be carefully considered before resorting to amputation. About 20...

Written Answers — Health: Pathology (31 March 2014)

Andrew Griffiths: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of trends in the incidence of quality failures in NHS hospital histopathology laboratories over the last five years.

Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: New Clause 4 - Housing revenue account (25 March 2014)

Thomas Docherty: ...shows that across the country Labour local authorities are outstripping—[Interruption.] The hon. Member for Macclesfield says “spending”. I had not realised that the Conservative party was so pathologically opposed to public spending that it does not believe building homes for our constituents should be encouraged. I regret that that is the Conservative party position,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Flying of flags at council offices (19 March 2014)

Alex Attwood: ...come back to Mr McGlone in a second.  Mr Allister is far wiser on this than I am, and it may even be presumptuous for me to say this, but I do not think that a vast swathe of unionist opinion pathologically thought that the Good Friday Agreement was something that it was not.  A copy of the Good Friday Agreement was posted to every house.  It was the most talked about...

Regenerative Medicine: S&T Committee Report — Motion to Take Note (13 March 2014)

Baroness Greenfield: ...very different conditions and are differentially tractable to stem cell therapy. Parkinson’s disease is much more localised in the brain than Alzheimer’s, and therefore it will be much easier to locate where the stem cells should be placed. However, there is often a co-pathology—patients presenting with both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases—so in...

Business without Debate: Francis Report (5 March 2014)

Grahame Morris: ...provide very high standards of care, and have dedicated and compassionate staff. I am not just talking about doctors and nurses, but ancillary workers, cleaners and support staff. I worked in a pathology department as a medical scientific officer for a number of years. We should remember that the NHS is an integrated service that relies on all of its elements to perform at a high level and...

Written Answers — Health: Prostate Cancer (5 March 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...(percentage) of men with a recorded stage I/II 55 III 21 IV 24 Source: Public Health England, national cancer registration database. Public Health England (PHE) stage data includes pathological (based on visual examination of a biopsy sample of the tumour) and clinical (based on X-ray or magnetic resonance imaging imaging results) assessments of cancer stage. For some...

Written Answers — Health: Cancer (3 March 2014)

Bob Blackman: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what plans his Department has in place to roll-out national commissioning of existing molecular pathology tests for cancer treatment; (2) what recent discussions he has had with NHS England on including molecular diagnostic testing of cancer within specialised commissioning; and if he will make a statement.

Scottish Parliament: Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (27 February 2014)

Graeme Pearson: ...a unanimous verdict except in exceptional circumstances. Tinkering solely with corroboration and not dealing with the not proven and proven verdicts is short-sighted. What will the Government propose for post mortem pathology and forensic examinations? Will those continue to require corroboration? What checks and balances will there be for the huge number of summary cases that are dealt...

NHS: Seven-day Working — Question for Short Debate (6 February 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Warner: My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Ribeiro, on securing this platform to enable us to discuss this very important issue. I declare my interest as an adviser to Synlab, a German pathology company. There is not much to disagree about in principle on the idea of seven-day working in healthcare with such a large number of emergency admissions to hospital. The evidence is pretty clear...

Written Answers — Health: Streptococcus (4 February 2014)

Bob Russell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what advice his Department has given to regional and local laboratories to raise awareness among microbiology and pathology staff to ensure that the enhanced medium is offered when testing is requested in respect of Group B streptococcus in intrapartum women; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis (19 December 2013)

George Eustice: There are no plans to review the membership of the Independent Expert Panel. The members of the Independent Expert Panel were appointed for their expertise in animal welfare, veterinary pathology, badger ecology, wildlife population biology, statistics, marksmanship and the management of wild animal populations. Members of the panel are independent as they are appointed to fulfil the role of...

Gay-to-straight Conversion Therapy (20 November 2013)

Norman Lamb: ...that they regard conversion therapy as wrong. In February 2010, the UK Council for Psychotherapy said: “UKCP does not consider homosexuality or bisexuality, or transsexual and transgendered states, to be pathologies, mental disorders or indicative of developmental arrest. These are not symptoms to be treated by psychotherapists, in the sense of attempting to change or remove them. It...

Group B Streptococcus (Newborn Babies) (7 November 2013)

Nadine Dorries: ...to carry GBS in pregnancy is cheap and cost-effective. It is penicillin, which is shown to be exceptionally safe, as well as being a narrow-spectrum drug that is unlikely to cause greater resistance later. Most NHS pathology services currently use culture media that are general purpose and identify GBS in only about 60% of carriers. At the request of the chief medical officer, Dame Sally...

Patient Diagnostic Services (4 November 2013) See 1 other result from this debate

Barry Gardiner: ...the structural changes that his Government have introduced in the national health service have had a seriously adverse and dangerous impact on patient care. In May 2012, the decision was made to outsource pathology services in Brent and Harrow. Previously, it had been provided by the NHS at a facility at Northwick Park hospital. The decision was taken because the hospital wanted to invest...

Written Answers — Health: Brain: Donors (4 November 2013)

Daniel Poulter: ...clinical information about the person who donated brain tissue to best understand what co-existing diseases the person had. This helps with diagnosis and is essential for delivery of real molecular pathology insights into disease. The NHS Organ Donor Register exists to record people's agreement to use their organs and tissue for transplantation after their death. Currently, brain donation...

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