Results 121–140 of 6088 for speaker:Miss Melanie Johnson

Written Answers — Health: Chorley South Ribble Primary Care Trust (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: The Secretary of State has delegated his functions relating to the appointments to primary care trusts to the National Health Service Appointments Commission. I have asked the chair, SirWilliam Wells, to write directly to my hon. Friend with the information he has requested.

Written Answers — Health: Contaminated Blood Products (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: Unlike the Macfarlane and Eileen Trusts, which administer schemes for those infected with HIV, the ex gratia payment scheme for those infected with hepatitis C as a result of national health service treatment with blood or blood products, known as the Skipton Fund, is not a charitable trust. The Skipton Fund has been designed to make lump sum, ex gratia payments to those living with the...

Written Answers — Health: Deep Vein Thrombosis (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: Virtually all deaths from deep vein thrombosis occur as a result of a pulmonary embolism and most pulmonary embolisms arise from deep vein thrombosis in the leg. However, the precise description of this sequence of events leading to death, as provided on the death certificate, affects whether the death is coded as pulmonary embolism or thrombosis. Therefore, a figure combining the two causes...

Written Answers — Health: Drug Addicts (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: There is no requirement on drug misusers to register their addiction. The number per thousand population in contact with structured treatment during 2003–04, the most recent year for which figures are available, was: Number Birmingham 4.2 Bristol 7.6 Leeds 3.4 Liverpool 6.4 Manchester 6.9 Newcastle-upon-Tyne 3.1 Nottingham 5.7 Sheffield 3.5

Written Answers — Health: Drug Rehabilitation (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: holding answer 17 March 2005 A range of guidance has been produced by the Department and the National Treatment Agency (NTA) including: Department of Health Clinical Guidelines (1999); Models of Care for the Treatment of Drug Misusers (December 2002), and NTA guidance on components of prescribing services (2003)—Research into practice briefing 2. These all promote a range of appropriate...

Written Answers — Health: Drug Rehabilitation (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: holding answer 17 March 2005 The pooled drug treatment budget for 2004–05, and the allocated funding up until 2007–08 is shown in the table. £ million 2004–05 253.4 2005–06 299.4 2006–07 423.8 2007–08 478.4

Written Answers — Health: Drug Rehabilitation (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: Within the Lancashire Drug Action Team (DAT) area, there are a number of substance misuse services providing treatment in line with National Treatment Agency models of care and the drug interventions programme, the levels of intervention continue to evolve to meet the needs of the individual. The Lancashire DAT plans to provide treatment for 4,113 problem drug users in the area in the current...

Written Answers — Health: Drug Rehabilitation (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: The Department and the Home Office have combined the funding provided for drug treatment. Known as the 'pooled treatment budget', this money is allocated to the 149 drug action teams across the country. This budget will increase from £142 million in 2001–02 to £478 million in 2007–08. The pooled treatment budget allocation since 2001 is shown in the table. Amount (£ million) ...

Written Answers — Health: Drug Rehabilitation (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: The Department and the Home Office have combined the funding provided for drug treatment. Known as the 'pooled treatment budget' this money is allocated to the 149 drug action teams (DATs) across the country. This budget is increasing from £142 million in 2001–02, to £478 million in 2007–08. The pooled treatment budget allocation for 2004–05 is £253 million. DATs make their own...

Written Answers — Health: Drug Rehabilitation (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: The information is not available in the format requested. The number of people seen by the West Leeds community drug services from April 2004 to December 2004 was 410. There are no figures for 2003–04. Treatment data from national drug treatment monitoring system are presented for each drug action team (DAT) area. The total number of individuals in contact with structured drug treatment...

Written Answers — Health: Food Hygiene Regulations (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: I am advised by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) that concerns have been raised, largely by some meat industry stakeholders, about the use of the Remedial Action Notice in response to the FSA's consultation on new food hygiene legislation. The proposed Remedial Action Notice would directly replace the existing Regulation 10 notice in current meat hygiene legislation. These notices are expected...

Written Answers — Health: Food Poisoning (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: The number of notified cases of food poisoning in England and Wales reported to the Health Protection Agency (HPA) each year since 2001 is shown in the table. These numbers have shown a decrease each year since 2001. Notified cases of food poisoning in England and Wales 2001 85,468 2002 72,649 2003 70,895 Notified cases of food poisoning are not considered to be a reliable...

Written Answers — Health: Food Poisoning (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: Notified cases of food poisoning are based on clinical diagnoses; therefore, it is not always possible to confirm the cause of the illness. However, estimates made by the Health Protection Agency (HPA); 1 have indicated that the main microbiological cause of food poisoning is Campylobacter". Data for 2001–03 on the number of laboratory-confirmed cases of illness in England and Wales caused...

Written Answers — Health: Great Ormond Street Hospital (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: Data on Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) bloodstream infections are only available by national health service trust since April 2001. The table shows the published data for the last three and half years for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust. Number of MRSA bloodstream infection reports April 2001 to March 2002 7 April 2002 to March 2003 13 ...

Written Answers — Health: Health Funding (Leeds) (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: The table shows the allocations per weighted head of population in each primary care trust (PCT) in Leeds for 2004–05. £ PCT 2004–05 allocation per weighted head of population East Leeds 1,077.31 Leeds, North East 1,044.27 Leeds, North West 1,001.55 Leeds, West 1,052.69 South Leeds 1,010.21 Source: Department of Health. Service planning to address inequalities...

Written Answers — Health: Health Services (York) (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: The information requested is shown in the table. Organisation In-patient beds Day patient beds 1996–97 York health services national health service trust 1,171 32 2003–04(29) York hospitals NHS trust(30) 778 43 2003–04 Selby and York PCT(30) 375 0 (29)The latest data available are 2003–04 (30)Following the transfer of community and mental health services to...

Written Answers — Health: Health Services (York) (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: The table shows the number of patients not yet seen at the end of the quarter who have experienced a wait of over 13-weeks for a first outpatient appointment at York health services national health service trust in March 1997 and from 2002, at York hospitals NHS trust. Number March 1997(31) York health services NHS trust 2,058 December 2004 York hospitals NHS trust(32) 645...

Written Answers — Health: Health Services (York) (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: The information requested is shown in the tables. Table 1: Count of finished consultant episodes (FCEs) York hospitals national health service trust, 1996–97 to 2003–04 Total FCEs 1996–97 60,956 1997–98 61,177 1998–99 65,143 1999–2000 62,296 2000–01 62,631 2001–02 63,523 2002–03 64,015 2003–04 69,699 Notes: Finished consultant episode...

Written Answers — Health: Health Services (York) (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: In 2004, York national health service walk-in centre treated 37,566 patients.

Written Answers — Health: Healthcare-acquired Infections (22 Mar 2005)

Miss Melanie Johnson: holding answer 9 March 2005 The table shows the guidance and circulars relating to healthcare associated infection and the linked topic of cleanliness issued between 1987 and 2005. The second table shows press releases on the same subject issued between 1997 and 2005. There were no ministerial statements to the House on these subjects during the time period stated. Circulars and guidance ...


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