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Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: NHS England published its delivery plan ‘Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View’ in March 2017. This plan identified likely Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) that had the potential to evolve into Accountable Care Systems (ACSs), whilst also highlighting the specific deliverables that ACSs are expected to contain. For example, some footprints that are...

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Reorganisation (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: Individual organisations that constitute each of the 44 Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) are accountable to local communities for activities of each STP. Each is working to its own, locally appropriate timetable but many have already carried out extensive engagement with the public. When there are proposals to substantially change services, National Health Service and...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Urinary System: Diseases (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: In June 2017 Public Health England updated the Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections: Quick Reference Guide for Primary Care, which gives primary care givers, including doctors, nurses and pharmacists, simple, effective, economical and empirical approach towards the diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Prostate Cancer (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: NHS England, along with partners Health Education England, have carried out a series of engagement and consultation exercises with a wide group of stakeholders, including Macmillan Cancer Support, to explore the best approach to improving access to clinical nurse specialists for all patients, including men with prostate cancer. NHS England’s Patient Experience Team has identified a...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Prostate Cancer: Screening (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: The National Health Service Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme (PCRMP) provides general practitioners and primary care professionals with information to counsel men who ask about prostate cancer and/or prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing. Men over 50 who decide to have a PSA test based on this information can do so for free on the NHS. The PCRMP information pack was revised and...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Sleep (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: Data on the number of people diagnosed with sleep disorders is not collected. Estimates suggest that disorders of sleep are common, with conditions such as insomnia affecting around one in every three people in the United Kingdom.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Bronchiectasis (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: The requested information is not held centrally.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pancreatic Cancer (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are responsible for commissioning care that will provide the best possible outcomes for their patients. In doing so, they should take into account best practice and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance. There is currently no timetable for making the blood test diagnosis for pancreatic cancer available on the National Health Service.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Eyes: Diseases (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: It is not possible to provide data on the number of people diagnosed with eyesight problems or disease diagnosis in each of the last five years given that there are many conditions and diseases of the eye, not all of which will be captured by national statistics.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Diabetes: Pancreatic Cancer (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: There are currently no plans for the National Health Service to routinely screen patients for pancreatic cancer at the same time they are being tested for diabetes.

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: NHS England does not currently hold information on the number of patients who did not attend or dropped out of general practitioner (GP) appointments on either a local or national level. NHS England has directed NHS Digital to gather this information as part of a new national collection of GP workload information. This collection will begin shortly. Within the Kingston upon Hull West and...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Children: Food (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: Departmental officials will continue to work with colleagues in the devolved administrations, sharing our thinking and progress to ensure children across the United Kingdom can have the best start in life. Current advertising restrictions in the UK on high fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) products are among the toughest in the world. Strict new rules came into effect on 1 July banning the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Dental Services: Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: The information regarding the number of total dental clearances for each year since 2010 undergone by pre-school, primary school and secondary school children is not collected. Public Health England does collect information on the number of children and young people undergoing hospital dental extractions aged zero to four, five to nine, 10 to 14 and 15 to 19 although it does not collect...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Diabetes: Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: The information requested is not held centrally.

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: NHS England is not aware of any practices having closed in this period, although there have been two mergers involving one or more practices in Hull West.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Tobacco: Health Education (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: In 2016 Public Health England spent £33,700 on tobacco prevention education as part of its Rise Above online marketing campaign. The campaign aims to prevent or delay the uptake by 11-16 year-olds of risky behaviours including smoking, drinking alcohol, drugs and sexual relationships. Some local authorities use funding from the public health grant to undertake smoking prevention and...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency: Finance (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for each of the last 10 years is shown in the following table. The majority of the Agency’s funding is from fees. 2016/7 2015/16 2014/15 2013/14 2012/13 2011/12 2010/11 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 Page number[1] 88 81 86 80 56 42 44 51 52 35 £’000 £’000 £’000...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is the United Kingdom Regulatory Agency with responsibility for the regulation of medicinal products (for human use) and medical devices and also acts as the law enforcement authority with statutory powers including rights of entry, inspection and seizure of products. Medicinal products are not ordinary consumer goods and,...

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Migrant Workers (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: NHS England aims to recruit at least 2,000 doctors into general practice by 2020/21. This compares to an initial target of 500 doctors over the same period of time. In order to meet this target, NHS England is expanding its current recruitment programme of doctors from the European Economic Area (EEA) whose general practitioner (GP) training is recognised in the United Kingdom under...

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Attendance (18 Sep 2017)

Steve Brine: The National Health Service Constitution states that patients are responsible for keeping appointments or cancelling them within a reasonable time. At present there are no sanctions available for general practitioner practices to manage repeated failure to attend appointments. There are no plans at present to review this.


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