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Tuesday, 7 July 2015
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to ensure that clinical commissioning groups routinely fund cough-assist machines for people with muscle-wasting conditions when a clinical need has been identified.
For what reasons his Department categorises corrective refractive eye surgery for medical purposes as cosmetic surgery.
What progress the Government have made on improving safety in hospitals in special measures.
What progress the Government have made on achieving parity of esteem for physical and mental health services.
Whether he expects that the efficiency savings identified in NHS England’s most recent “Five Year Forward View” will entail a reduction in staff numbers.
What recent discussions he has had with NHS England on the future of district general hospitals; and if he will make a statement.
Whether his Department has discussed with the Dorset clinical commissioning group the provision of accident and emergency services in Dorset; and if he will make a statement.
What changes in funding he plans to make to address the NHS funding shortfall forecast in NHS England’s most recent “Five Year Forward View”.
What recent assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of guidance from the chief medical officer on the consumption of alcohol by pregnant women.
What steps the Government are taking to improve support for children and young people with mental health problems.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Jackie Doyle-Price.)
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