Results 1–20 of 408 for speaker:Baroness Cumberlege

Health Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) (6 May 2009)

Baroness Cumberlege: My Lords, like my noble friend Lord Howe I am no advocate of smoking. Until recently I was a trustee of Cancer Research UK. Before that, I was a member of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, which was one of two partners that joined in a successful merger. Cancer Research UK is the biggest cancer charity in the world, bigger than those in the United States or anywhere else. To sustain that, it...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Fragility Fractures (14 May 2009)

Baroness Cumberlege: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to ensure that recurrent fragility fractures are prevented, in light of the recommendations of the National Audit of the Organisation of Services for Falls and Bone Health of Older People, published by the Royal College of Physicians on 25 March. To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the strategic health...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Children: Nutrition (18 May 2009)

Baroness Cumberlege: To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are taking to provide parents with nutritional guidance for one- to three-year-olds, in light of the 2009 Infant and Toddler Forum poll of 1,000 mothers in which 43 per cent of mothers say they have not received clear and consistent advice on feeding the under-threes.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Children: Nutrition (18 May 2009)

Baroness Cumberlege: To ask Her Majesty's Government what training exists for health and childcare professionals (HCPs) on child nutrition for one- to three-year-olds, in light of the Department of Health's Child Health Promotion Programme stating that advice and information on family nutrition should be given by HCPs.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Children: Nutrition (16 Jun 2009)

Baroness Cumberlege: To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Darzi of Denham on 18 May (WA 247), what measures they are taking to provide health care professionals (HCPs) with nutritional guidance for children aged between one and two years old, given that Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: One Year On said that they will only provide guidance to HCPs and the National Health Service on...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Generic Substitution of Medicines (5 Oct 2009)

Baroness Cumberlege: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to conduct a public consultation on proposals for generic substitution of medicines; and for how long the consultation period will last. To ask Her Majesty's Government what process they intend to use when undertaking a public consultation on proposals for generic substitution of medicines. To ask Her Majesty's Government how they will work...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Vaccines (5 Oct 2009)

Baroness Cumberlege: To ask Her Majesty's Government what involvement the vaccine industry will have in discussions with the NHS Chief Executive when reviewing incentives, including payment by results, to accelerate the uptake of medical technologies.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Vaccines (5 Oct 2009)

Baroness Cumberlege: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans there are to include vaccines in the "Innovation Pass" programme announced by the Office for Life Sciences.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Quality and Outcomes Framework (12 Oct 2009)

Baroness Cumberlege: To ask Her Majesty's Government what criteria are used by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to decide which indicators will be piloted for potential inclusion in the 2011—12 Quality and Outcomes Framework.

Medical Education (4 Feb 2008)

Baroness Cumberlege: asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their plan to manage postgraduate medical education.

Medical Education (4 Feb 2008)

Baroness Cumberlege: My Lords, I thank the Minister for that comprehensive reply. Bearing in mind the great complexity of and, indeed, the tragic history of the department in attempting to manage medical careers, will the Government accept Sir John Tooke's 47th recommendation—that a new body, NHS Medical Education England, be formed to co-ordinate and maintain standards across the country, as has proved so...

Medical Careers: Tooke Report (13 Mar 2008)

Baroness Cumberlege: My Lords, it was very sad that we were jumped on by Northern Rock. I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Patel, on his perseverance in getting this debate and on his clear and compelling introduction. Sir John Tooke and his panel have been likened to a team who arrive at the scene of a terrible air crash. There are bodies, blood and wreckage everywhere and the air is filled with rumour,...

Health and Social Care Bill (25 Mar 2008)

Baroness Cumberlege: My Lords, I declare a number of health interests, unpaid, save for my company, Cumberlege Connections. I thank the Minister for taking this Bill through your Lordships' House, and for the clear and concise way in which he introduced it. It is long and it is complicated. With the Minister's professional background and his responsibility for reviewing the NHS, we could not have a more...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Prescribing and Dispensing (22 May 2008)

Baroness Cumberlege: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they issue guidance to general practitioners about separating the prescription of drugs to patients and the provision of services to patients.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Prescribing and Dispensing (2 Jun 2008)

Baroness Cumberlege: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether general practitioners other than those in remote rural areas may both prescribe and dispense medicines; if so, what limitations exist on such practice; and what guidance they issue about it.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Prescribing and Dispensing (2 Jun 2008)

Baroness Cumberlege: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the practice of general practitioners both prescribing and dispensing medicines affects the Government's policy of maximising patient choice.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Prescribing and Dispensing (9 Jun 2008)

Baroness Cumberlege: asked Her Majesty's Government: In light of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007, whether local individuals should be consulted before any decision is made to allow general practitioners both to prescribe and dispense medicines.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Prescribing and Dispensing (16 Jun 2008)

Baroness Cumberlege: asked Her Majesty's Government: What arrangements are made for public and patient consultation when a GP practice applies to dispense medicines in their area.

Health and Social Care Bill (16 Jun 2008)

Baroness Cumberlege: My Lords, I have added my name to the first of these amendments, which is of a slightly different order from the other more prescriptive amendments in the group. I think it right that not only the Secretary of State but future Secretaries of State should be reminded of the three different spheres, as described by my noble friend. In his customary way he has fashioned an amendment which would...

Health and Social Care Bill (16 Jun 2008)

Baroness Cumberlege: My Lords, it is very difficult to get this right without sounding like a creep and being patronising, but I want to thank Ministers for the consideration that they have given to this Bill—it is about 300 amendments that we have collectively put forward. The noble Baroness, Lady Howarth, described the eight days in Grand Committee as group work. She is right. There is something deliciously...


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