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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.

[Mr David Crausby in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Youth Employment (15 July 2014)

Ian Swales: .... We need to address that scandal and expose how much of that is going on—how many people come to this country simply because we have not trained our own people properly? We need to encourage employers to take on trainees. In certain sectors—the oil and gas sectors spring to mind—employers seem pathologically not to want to train their workers and simply go out and poach...

World Health Organisation — Question for Short Debate (2 July 2014)

Lord Ribeiro: ...provision of basic intervention which will prevent premature death and long-term disability. Evidence suggests that there are 15 basic surgical interventions which will deal with approximately 80% of basic surgical need and the commonest urgent pathology in a community, particularly in rural areas where doctors are scarce. Because of the loss of traditionally trained surgeons, who migrate...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Cancer Research and Treatment (1 July 2014)

Edwin Poots: ...symptoms of early cancer and opportunities for early intervention.  Excellence in cancer diagnosis is essential to support the best outcomes for patients.  Our cancer diagnostic services include one of the UK’s most advanced in molecular pathology, deploying cutting-edge technologies to serve both research and cancer services.    On that particular front, I...

Scottish Parliament: Perth Royal Infirmary’s Centenary (25 June 2014)

Elizabeth Smith: .... As such, many residents across Perthshire and Kinross-shire, and many staff within PRI, have on an on-going basis expressed their concerns that the removal of services such as the maternity ward, paediatrics, pathology and weekend surgery will have a detrimental effect on the future of Perth royal infirmary as an acute district general hospital. That is something that MSPs on all sides...

Serious Crime Bill [HL] — Second Reading (16 June 2014)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...six times as many black people as white people have been stopped and searched on suspicion of carrying drugs. However, should we be worried that the new injunctions will similarly discriminate against young, black, poor men? Where are the Government’s policies to address the pathologies that generate the drugs culture—inequality, lack of mental health services, a welfare state...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: North/South Ministerial Council:  Health and Food Safety (2 June 2014)

Edwin Poots: ...of Ireland and, indeed, Great Britain.  We cannot afford to ignore it; we need to do more.  We know that alcohol is a depressant, and many people who take their own lives are found to have a high level of alcohol in the blood when pathology testing is carried out.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Cancer Drugs:  Funding (6 May 2014)

Roy Beggs: ...able to administer the scheme and train specialist nurses etc.  Again, what has happened in that regard?  Northern Ireland has fallen behind in research and we need to ensure that we are at the forefront again.  It is also about scans and testing.  Recently, Manuel Salto-Tellez, professor of molecular pathology, highlighted that it is about personalised treatment and...

Written Answers — Health: Autism (28 April 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) whether he plans to issue specific guidance relating to pathological demand avoidance; (2) what steps he is taking to ensure that the diagnosis and treatment of pathological demand avoidance is not subject to regional variations; (3) what guidance he gives GPs and clinical commissioning groups on pathological demand avoidance and its...

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.

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