Results 1–20 of 1466 for speaker:Stephen Barclay

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Ambulance Services: Emergency Calls (19 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: Following a rigorous and independent evaluation of the clinically-led Ambulance Response Programme, in July 2017 the Department agreed NHS England’s recommendations to implement an improved ambulance performance framework. These changes improve responses to patients and the efficiency and resiliency of the ambulance service in the face of rising demand. All mainland National Health...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Carillion (19 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: This response distinguishes between Private Finance Initiative (PFI) and Non-PFI contracts National Health Service trusts hold with Carillion. For NHS PFI contracts where Carillion provides services, the service cost components of the annual PFI payment by NHS trusts, as reported by the trusts for the last closed financial year (2016/17), are in the table below. The services that...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust (19 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: NHS Improvement and the Department are working closely with the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust and their private sector partners to minimise the impact of the Carillion liquidation and any resulting delay to the completion of these buildings. The administration or liquidation of a contractor part way through a build is something that unfortunately does...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Carillion (19 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: The Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contract between the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust and the PFI Project Company – The Hospital Company (Liverpool) Holdings Ltd - is still in place, which means that the Company is still contractually obliged to manage the project and source a construction firm or subcontractor who can continue the building work. This...

RBS Global Restructuring Group and Smes: Musgrove Park Hospital Surgical Centre (18 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Taunton Deane (Rebecca Pow) on securing this debate, and I am pleased to be able to join her in discussing a matter of great importance to both her constituency and her family. She powerfully set out her personal links with Musgrove Park and its importance to the community as a whole. The Government recognise the real concerns—which the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Arrowe Park Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments (18 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: This information is not available in the format requested. NHS Digital publishes monthly accident and emergency (A&E) Clinical Quality Indicators (CQIs) that include the ‘Time to treatment of all A&E attendances’ at trust level rather than by individual hospital. The data for the most recent reporting month, November 2017, is available via the link below: ...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Migrant Workers (18 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: The Government hugely values the contribution of all the EU27 nationals working in the National Health Service. The Prime Minister has publicly reassured all European Union citizens who have chosen to make their homes and livelihoods in the United Kingdom, that she wants them to stay. Furthermore, the agreement announced on 8 December 2017 between the UK and the EU Commission safeguarded the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Pregnancy: Streptococcus (17 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: Following the United Kingdom National Screening Committee’s (UK NSC’s) meeting in February 2017, the Department accepted the UK NSC’s recommendation that a population-based screening programme for Group B Streptococcus (GBS) carriage should not be offered. This is because there is insufficient evidence to demonstrate that the benefits to be gained from screening would...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Department of Health and Social Care: Reorganisation (17 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: The costs of changing the name ‘Department of Health’ to ‘Department of Health and Social Care’ will be kept to an absolute minimum. The current estimate for costs associated to the name change will be no more than £1,000. Stationery, such as business cards and headed paper, will only be changed when stock is used up. Signage in the Department’s London...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Migrant Workers (17 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: NHS Digital publishes workforce statistics and the following table shows the numbers of non-United Kingdom European Union nationals employed by the National Health Service in the following areas; Cardiology, Dermatology, Neurology and Obstetrics and Gynaecology at September 2015 – September 2017. NHS Hospital and Community Health Services (HCHS): Specified Staff as at 30 September...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Land (17 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: The latest Surplus Land Collection report (2016-17) - available on NHS Digital’s website - shows that National Health Service trusts have declared as surplus 1.53 hectare (ha) of land in West Sussex and 3.41 ha of land in the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area. Total surplus land area declared in West Sussex Surplus land area (ha) South East Coast Ambulance...

King’s College Hospital (16 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: To clarify, that is absolutely not the point. The point is about billing and how rotas are managed. It is not about whether staff are working hard or not. We very much recognise that they are.

King’s College Hospital (16 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship once again, Mr Hollobone, albeit in a different role. I begin by paying tribute to the hon. Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes) on securing the debate and on the powerful case she set out on behalf of her constituents. I recognise the importance of King’s not just to her family but to the community she serves, to other...

King’s College Hospital (16 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: Indeed, I am happy to give consideration to the point my hon. Friend makes, although if one looks at the deficit for this year, which I will come on to in my remarks, the bulk of the deficit is not from the Princess Royal but from the other sites, so it does not pertain to the 2013 decision. I will come on to that more fully as I develop the case. I will also say to the right hon. and...

King’s College Hospital (16 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: I am happy to recognise the hon. Lady’s point that significant savings have been made. However, the regulators found that there had been an over-reliance on non-recurring savings, rather than on delivering the cost improvement programme. For example, King’s has the highest cleaning costs per square metre at £71, compared with the median of £41 per square metre. Indeed,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Ambulance Services: Road Traffic Offences (16 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: NHS England and NHS Improvement have advised that there are no plans to collect this information centrally. Such issues are operational matters for National Health Service ambulance trusts.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hospitals: Staff (16 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: In the autumn Budget the Government allocated £337 million available immediately, to allow trusts to improve resilience this winter. The package includes more hospital beds, community services, mental health services and urgent general practitioner appointments to manage the expected rise in demand. The Government expects National Health Service trusts to ensure they have the right...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Directors (16 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: Information on above inflation salary increases or bonus schemes for National Health Service Directors in NHS ambulance trusts and NHS community trusts in 2016/17 will be published in the trusts’ annual accounts as part of information on board remuneration. NHS Improvement collects information on salary increases or bonus schemes for NHS Directors in ambulance trusts and NHS community...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Antenatal Care (16 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: The information about which clinical commissioning groups provide National Health Service antenatal classes is not held centrally. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Quality Standards (QS22) for antenatal care states that services should be commissioned from, and coordinated across, all relevant agencies encompassing the antenatal care part of the maternity pathway.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Heart Diseases: Surgery (16 Jan 2018)

Stephen Barclay: The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and his Ministers meet with a variety of stakeholders on a regular basis, and discuss a range of operational issues.


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