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Results 41–60 of 897 for speaker:Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe

Online Harms White Paper - Motion to Take Note (30 Apr 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, I rarely speak on DCMS issues. I talk about them when they have been taken away from that department and pushed down the line to the Home Office or the health department. I am thinking here of how the licensing legislation for drinking started in DCMS. It ended up with the Home Office and effectively the major interest in the issue now is with health. It is the same with gambling,...

Social Media and Health - Statement (30 Apr 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: I am grateful for the Statement. I want to address the social media aspect rather than vaccination. We have a paper from DCMS on social media—the online harms White Paper. The Minister mentioned coherence; I am finding the situation increasingly incoherent, and I will be raising this topic later. Who is giving a lead in this area? The Statement said: “This partnership marks, for the first...

Brexit: Gibraltar - Question (29 Apr 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, given that the future of Gibraltar rests not on any decisions of the Labour Party but on decisions taken in the noble Lord’s own party, what is the view of the ERG on Gibraltar and on Ireland? Will the Minister arrange for the leading members of the ERG to come here sometime and tell us how they are running the country?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Diabetes: Health Education (10 Apr 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people (1) were offered, (2) attended, and (3) completed, structured diabetes education courses over 12 months after being diagnosed with (a) Type 1, and (a) Type 2, diabetes; and what steps they are taking to increase referrals in groups other than those newly diagnosed with diabetes.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Diabetes: Health Education (10 Apr 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the level of inequality of access to structured diabetes education courses; and what steps they are taking to address those inequalities.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Diabetes: Health Education (10 Apr 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the commitment in the NHS Long Term Plan related to structured education and digital self-management support for people with diabetes, how many more people with (1) Type 1, and (2) Type 2, diabetes they estimate will receive (a) structured education, and (b) digital self-management support, in each of the next five years.

Bereavement Benefit - Question (9 Apr 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: Is the Minister aware that there are a number of charities that are active in this field? One in south London, Jigsaw South East, is in constant difficulties over money to keep itself and the services it offers going. Since the Minister is doing exploratory work, would she be kind enough to look at them and see whether further assistance could be given to them?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Methadone: Prescriptions (28 Mar 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 11 March (HL14049), whether any public body other than NHS Digital holds the necessary prescription level data to provide the annual cost of prescribing methadone in England for each of the last five years; and if not, why not.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Methadone: Prescriptions (28 Mar 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 11 March (HL14049), what was the annual cost to the NHS of providing methadone in England in each of the last five years, broken down by (1) ordering, (2) storage, (3) transport, (4) security, (5) administration, (6) prescription, and (7) dispensing costs.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Methadone: Prescriptions (28 Mar 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 11 March (HL14049), how much NHS England spent on prescribing methadone in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Methadone: Prescriptions (28 Mar 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 11 March (HL14049), what data they hold on the annual cost of prescribing methadone on the NHS in England.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Methadone: Prescriptions (28 Mar 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 11 March (HL14049), what costs are associated with the NHS prescribing methadone in England; and which public bodies, if any, collate data in relation such costs.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Methadone: Prescriptions (28 Mar 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 11 March (HL14049), whether they will now answer the question put, namely what the annual cost of prescribing methadone in England was in each of the last five years.

Yoga - Question (21 Mar 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will draw up a strategy and campaign for the expansion, particularly in the National Health Service, of access to yoga and its associated health benefits.

Yoga - Question (21 Mar 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: I am very grateful indeed to the noble Earl for such a positive response. I am sure that he will agree with the Secretary of State’s statement last autumn that, if the NHS is to survive, we need more social prescribing by GPs, which will help with the financial position. Given what the noble Earl just said, I am sure he will agree that yoga helps people with mental health problems and back...

Northern Ireland: Devolved Government - Question (18 Mar 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, could the noble Lord say a little about the discussions taking place with the DUP at the moment? Frequent meetings are taking place with the Prime Minister. Is this topic on the agenda?

Prisons: Rehabilitation - Question (12 Mar 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, does the Minister agree that the drug problem—and prisoners going in and going on to drugs—is one of the most difficult that we have in prisons? Is not getting prisoners off drugs the best help we can give with rehabilitation? Does he know the organisation Narcotics Anonymous? Some of its members are ex-prisoners who have recovered from drug addiction and go—or endeavour to...

Brexit: Research Funding - Question (11 Mar 2019)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: What is the Government’s plan for after 2020?


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