Results 221–240 of 1415 for speaker:Seema Kennedy

Batten Disease (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Right hon. and hon. Members have made clear to me their concerns about the NICE process for rare diseases. A review is ongoing, and I will keep a very close eye on it.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dental Services: Coventry (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The data is not held in the format requested.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Diabetes: Pharmacy (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Taking into account announcements around the future of community pharmacy set out in the NHS Long Term Plan and the general practitioner contract, the Department, supported by NHS England and NHS Improvement, is currently working with the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee to determine the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework settlement for 2019/20 and beyond. These are...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Diagnosis (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has commissioned Baroness Dido Harding to lead a number of programmes to engage with key National Health Service interests to develop a detailed workforce implementation plan. The interim NHS People Plan, published on 3 June 2019, acknowledges that further action must be taken to increase the numbers of staff. It will...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Any company meeting the standards for the manufacture of unlicensed medicinal products, can supply cannabis-based products for medicinal use. Cannabis-based products for medicinal use are Schedule 2 controlled drugs under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001, which means that manufacturers, importers and distributors of these products must hold valid Home Office and Medicines and Healthcare...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: HIV Infection: Drugs (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has had numerous discussions with cabinet ministers to discuss a range of topics in advance of the Spending Review. Public health funding for 2020 onwards, including for HIV and sexual health services, will be considered carefully in the next Spending Review, in the light of the available evidence. It is for individual local...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Sugar: Advertising (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The Department has not assessed the potential benefits to public health of stopping the advertising of high sugar milk and milk-replacement products on public transport. As committed to in the second chapter of our childhood obesity plan, published in June 2018, the Department of Health and Social Care and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have jointly consulted on...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: County Durham (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Improving diagnosis and ensuring better outcomes for patients diagnosed with cancer is a priority for the Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). To achieve this, the CCG is working collaboratively with colleagues from public health, primary care and secondary care on a strategic piece of work. The CCG believes that a multi-disciplinary approach is necessary...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Health Services (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The interim NHS People Plan, published on 3 June 2019, puts the workforce at the heart of the National Health Service and will ensure we have the staff needed to deliver high quality care. A final People Plan will be published soon after the conclusion of the 2019 Spending Review. Phase 1 of the Cancer Workforce Plan for England, published in December 2017 by Health Education England (HEE),...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Sickle Cell Diseases: Social Services (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The Department does not hold the information requested on the number of people with sickle cell disease who have received social care support.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Patients: Transport (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: In ensuring that non-emergency Patient Transport Service (PTS) are delivered efficiently and consistently across England, NHS England and NHS Improvement carried out an initial review of PTS delivery. The Department is working with NHS England and NHS Improvement to review their initial analysis, and will decide on the next steps to take to improve the fairness and consistency of services in...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Prescriptions: Fees and Charges (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Work is ongoing to update the FP10 prescription form, to include a new exemption tick box for use by Universal Credit claimants, at the earliest opportunity. Any change to the form involves major system and software updates across the National Health Service to enable all the re-designed forms to be used and processed.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS Business Services Authority: Fines (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The following table shows the number of penalty charge notices issued by the NHS Business Service Authority. Prior to 2014, this function was carried out by NHS England, in partnership with NHS Protect (NHS Counter Fraud Authority) and data is not held for this time. Year Penalty Charge Notices issued by the NHS Business Service Authority 2014 35,812 2015 408,478 2016 992,703 ...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS Business Services Authority: Fines (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The following table provides the number of penalty charge notices overturned because the person was confirmed to be receiving a qualifying benefit when their prescription form was checked against Department for Work and Pensions benefit data. Case Start Year Department for Work and Pensions Only 2017 25,479 2018 141,791 2019 103,455 Note: Date range: the data is only available...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Post-polio Syndrome: Health Services (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: There is currently no cure for post-polio syndrome. However, support and a range of treatments are available to help manage symptoms and improve quality of life. Some of the ways in which symptoms may be managed include rest and exercise, mobility aids, weight control and healthy eating, painkilling medication and psychological support. As set out in the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England is...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Services: Technology (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has advised that membership of the task and finish groups will be decided by the working group. There are three patient/lay representatives on the methods working group with a wide range of experience, covering a range of topic areas, reflecting the programmes under review. Two of the patient/lay representatives also belong to the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Voluntary Scheme for Branded Medicines Pricing and Access (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: NHS England and NHS Improvement, together with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, are developing a ’commercial framework’ setting out the parameters for the commercial approach for medicines in the health service in England. The commercial framework will support an integrated pricing and access process and is being tested with and informed through consultation with...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: County Durham (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Local authorities will receive over £3.1 billion in 2019/20 for use on public health. It is for local authorities themselves to determine how best to use these resources based on their assessment of local need and with regard to their statutory duties. Future funding for local authorities’ public health responsibilities will be considered carefully in the next spending review, taking full...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: County Durham (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Cancer is a priority for this Government and impetus has been given to ensuring that more patients are seen and treated for cancer. The drive to improve survival rates through earlier diagnosis, therefore, has meant that demand and activity have been rising for a number of years. This has resulted in more people being referred and diagnosed than ever before. Improving diagnosis and ensuring...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dental Services: Children (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The Starting Well programme was established by NHS England to reach out to children not regularly being seen by a dentist in 13 high needs areas. NHS England has advised that there are currently over 200 practices participating in the programme. However, data is not held about the number of children who have benefitted since its launch. NHS England has advised that the Starting Well programme...


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