Tuesday, 16 September 2003
Considered; amendments agreed to.
Order for consideration, as amended, read. To be considered on Tuesday 14 October.
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will take steps to increase funding for the provision of long-term care.
What the latest estimate is of the costs of the Paddington Health Campus.
If he will make a statement on the development of ambulatory care units in the NHS.
What plans the Department has to extend the private sector's role in the provision of NHS services in the coming year.
What plans he has to introduce private health insurance for non-emergency health care; and if he will make a statement.
What his strategy is for recruiting professionals in the NHS.
What progress his Department is making with improving NHS dental service provision.
What progress has been made in encouraging health care assistants to retrain as nurses; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on the enhanced role that he plans for (a) nurse practitioners and (b) community pharmacists in the provision of health care.
If he will make a statement on the measures taken by the Government to reduce shortages of general practitioners.
If he will meet the Haemophilia Society to discuss the proposed financial compensation scheme for those who contracted hepatitis C from contaminated blood products.
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to allow pensioners and disabled persons in England to benefit from free travel on buses in current travel concession authority areas and in...
We now come to the main business. I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
I have to advise the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9)(European Standing Committees),
That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 7623/03, Commission Communication towards uniform and effective implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy, and No. 10509/03,...
I am glad that the Minister of State, Department of Health, the right hon. Member for Barrow and Furness (Mr. Hutton), is in his place to listen to this petition. I am proud to present a...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Heppell.]
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