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Written Answers — Department of Health: Slaughterhouses: Horses (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: The Food Standards Agency has the following data on numbers of equines slaughtered in approved premises in England. There were no operating equine slaughter premises in Wales during the year 2016. Type of CCTV in slaughterhouse Number of horses slaughtered between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016 With no CCTV 136 With no CCTV installed in stunning, killing or bleeding areas...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: Data on costs is not available in the format requested. However the health costs associated with alcohol misuse are estimated to cost the National Health Service in England around £3.5 billion each year and the latest estimate of the cost to the NHS in England of overweight or obesity related ill-health is £5.1 billion each year. Data is not available by cause of condition to provide an...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Education: Sex (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: The conditions applicable to any grants awarded to sexual health charities are set out in the grant award letters, including a specific clause stating that the award has been made under the provisions of Section 64 and may not be used for lobbying. Any underspend is also required to be reported and returned to the Department.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Education: Sex (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: The Department and Public Health England (PHE) have provided funding to a number of sexual health charities, including Brook and the Family Planning Association in the past five years through the Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development fund. These contracts are for national HIV prevention, specialist sexual health information services and other nationally funded work. Total...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Abortion: Clinics (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: The Government published a consultation on 22 August 2016 on the scope of performance assessment of providers regulated by the Care Quality Commission. This included proposals to apply performance ratings to additional provider sectors, including termination of pregnancy services. The document is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm...

Written Answers — Department of Health: British Pregnancy Advisory Service (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: The Department has not allocated any funding directly to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service. Information on contracts held by clinical commissioning groups with independent abortion providers is not collected centrally.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Coeliac Disease: Prescriptions (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: It is estimated that 1% of the population is affected by coeliac disease. No estimate has been made of effects on people in the manufacturing industry if supply on prescription changes. The impact assessment measures health impacts of all three options that are contained in the published Gluten Free consultation. The impact assessment will be developed further once the consultation responses...

Written Answers — Department of Health: British Pregnancy Advisory Service (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: This information is not collected centrally.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Marie Stopes International (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: Information on National Health Service expenditure on the provision of abortions by Marie Stopes UK is not collected centrally. Over the past five years, United Kingdom Government funding has provided central support to Marie Stopes International’s (MSI) developing country portfolio of 29 countries, and Department for International Development (DFID) specific programmes in Bangladesh,...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Organs: Donors (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: On 1 December 2015, Wales introduced deemed consent (opt-out) for organ and tissue donation. The Department will monitor closely how these changes in legislation in Wales affect donation rates. Since the launch of the United Kingdom-wide Taking Organ Transplantation to 2020 Strategy in 2013, organ donation rates have increased by 7% and transplant rates by 6% mainly through a strengthening...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Action On Smoking and Health (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 28 March to Question 69025. In financial year 2012/13, the Department grant awarded to Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) (under Section 64 of the Health Services and Public Health Act 1968) was included in a sample of grants that was reviewed in an internal audit of the grant management arrangements of the Department. The audit included...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Children and Young People (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: The information is not available in the format requested as patient admissions to accident and emergency are not collected. Only data on attendances to accident and emergency departments is collected.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Blood: Contamination (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: We regret that we are unable to locate a copy of a letter from Tony Newton, the then Minister of State for Health, to the Rt. hon. Member for Birkenhead (Frank Field MP). We have published all available material before 1992 and have acknowledged that unfortunately some papers from the period were inadvertently lost or destroyed a number of years ago. This is covered in some detail in Lord...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: The information is not collected in the format requested. Currently it is expected that 95% of patients on Care Programme Approach (CPA) should be followed up within seven days of discharge from psychiatric inpatient care. The Quarterly Mental Health Community Teams Activity return collects data on this activity, which is published quarterly on the NHS England Statistics website:...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Eating Disorders (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: This information is not collected centrally.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Eating Disorders (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: The Government is investing an additional £30 million per year to improve access to effective eating disorder care in the community. The additional investment has helped to create 67 new or extended Community Eating Disorder teams across England. The ambition is to improve early access to effective care, improve outcomes and reduce relapse rates, the need for inpatient care, and length of...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Eating Disorders: Children (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: NHS England has set a new access standard, to be achieved by 2020, that 95% of patients are to be treated within four weeks of their first contact with a designated healthcare professional. For urgent cases, the standard will be one week. The very worst emergency cases should find support within 24 hours. This has been funded by £30 million each year, which is scheduled to continue until 2020.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Eating Disorders (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: NHS England sets overall baseline allocations for clinical commissioning groups and does not generally determine funding for specific services. Commissioners determine their budgets locally with reference to national planning requirements like the Mental Health Investment Standard, waiting time/access targets and local needs based assessment.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Eating Disorders: Children (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) clinical guideline for the recognition and treatment of eating disorder has been updated and is scheduled to be published in May 2017. https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/indevelopment/gid-cgwave070 3 The draft clinical guideline on which NICE has consulted, emphasised that admissions should be made to an age appropriate facility,...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Children and Young People (27 Apr 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: Data on waiting times for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services has only been collected since 1 January 2016. The available data is published regularly as part of the Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Statistics Monthly Reports and can be accessed here: http://content.digital.nhs.uk/mhldsmonthly


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