Results 241–260 of 1415 for speaker:Seema Kennedy

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

Seema Kennedy: The following table shows the number and proportion of children under the age of five seen by a National Health Service dentist in the last 12 months, in England, in 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19. End of year Number of children 0-4 years old seen in the last 12 months Total population of children 0-4 years old Proportion of children 0-4 years old seen in the last 12 months March 2017...

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

Seema Kennedy: In England local authorities have the statutory duty to commission or undertake oral health surveys. Public Health England published a toolkit in 2016 to support local authorities to meet this responsibility and works locally with them to deliver the surveys. The toolkit is available at the following link: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/...

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

Seema Kennedy: The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has advised that the highly specialised technologies (HST) programme has, to date, only needed to assess single products for single indications. Should a situation arise for the evaluation of multiple technologies for the same indication within the HST process, the feasibility and suitability of this would be considered at that point. Any...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health and Social Care: Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (22 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: I am delighted to be able to announce a land mark 5-year settlement for the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework. This deal will transform the role of community pharmacy and embed them as the first port of call for minor illness and health advice in England. Every day, in England there are around 1.6 million visits to community pharmacies. No appointment is necessary, and a person does...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Genito-urinary Medicine (19 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced the outcome of the review, confirming that local authorities will continue to take the lead in commissioning sexual and reproductive health, school nursing and health visiting services, at his Royal Society of Medicine lecture on 6 June. The review consulted a range of stakeholders. Stakeholder forums were...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Addictions: Health Services (19 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Holding answer received on 18 July 2019 No national assessment has been made of the adequacy of the number of medically-staffed inpatient detoxification beds in England. Local authorities are responsible for assessing local substance misuse need, and commissioning services to meet that need, including inpatient medically-staffed detoxification beds in England.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Sexually Transmitted Infections (19 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Holding answer received on 18 July 2019 The Government provides funding to local authorities for their public health responsibilities, including sexual health services, through a public health grant. It is for individual local authorities to decide their spending priorities based on an assessment of local need, including the need for sexual health services taking account of their...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Diabetes: Telemedicine (19 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Holding answer received on 18 July 2019 Since April 2017 NHS England has made £26.4 million funding available to enable clinical commissioning Groups (CCGs) to offer an expanded number of structured education places to support people with diabetes to manage their condition. In April 2019 NHS England and NHS Improvement wrote to all CCGs to make them aware that these funds could be...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Diabetes: Telemedicine (19 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Holding answer received on 18 July 2019 NHS England does not collect this information.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Sickle Cell Diseases: Health Services (19 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Holding answer received on 18 July 2019 NHS England commissions specialised services for people living with sickle cell disease. These services are part of the specialised haemoglobinopathy services commissioned by NHS England across the country. NHS England spends over £60 million on sickle cell disease within these services annually - £60.4 million in 2017/18. Information about...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Sickle Cell Diseases: Health Services (19 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: NHS England does not commission separate services for sickle cell patients with stroke, chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease or pulmonary hypertension and so cannot provide annual per capita costs. These services are commissioned on behalf of all patients that require them, which would include people living with sickle cell disease. NHS England has recently undertaken a review of...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: HIV Infection: Drugs (19 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Holding answer received on 18 July 2019 The 36 month pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) Impact Trial is scheduled to continue until autumn 2020. Work is now starting to consider future commissioning for PrEP after the Trial has ended, which includes consideration of funding options. The PrEP Impact trial is managed by the Trial Sponsor. Recruitment to places in the Trial is managed...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Propranolol: Somerset (19 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Holding answer received on 18 July 2019 The Department is assured the supply of Actavis immediate release propranolol tablets is sufficient to meet normal demand. Actavis modified release propranolol capsules are currently unavailable. However, they are expected to be back in stock by the end of July and supplies of generic propranolol capsules are currently available from an...

Non-Invasive Precision Cancer Therapies (18 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: I want to begin by thanking the hon. Member for Easington (Grahame Morris) for introducing the debate and all Members who have spoken today, particularly the hon. Member for Blackburn (Kate Hollern), who spoke movingly about her late partner, John. His example lives on through his two beautiful daughters—my beautiful cousins—who, too, have dedicated their lives to public service. I am...

Non-Invasive Precision Cancer Therapies (18 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: I will come on to talk about workforce, and I will also talk to my officials about meeting my counterparts in the devolved Assemblies, because that keeps coming up. I cannot say anything from the Dispatch Box because I do not know the protocol on that. Fifteen million pounds has been committed to evaluate treating patients with SABR. There are 25 providers, and it is to treat early non-small...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Analgesics (18 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: An initial impact assessment Rescheduling of cannabis-based products for medicinal use under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 was published alongside The Misuse of Drugs (Amendments) (Cannabis and Licence Fees) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2018. A copy of this impact assessment is available at the following link: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/1055/impacts This...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: HIV Infection: Drugs (18 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is not currently a routinely commissioned service, but is provided by the National Health Service through the three year PrEP Impact Trial. Participation in the trial is on a voluntary basis and it is for clinics and local authorities to decide whether they wish to take part.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: HIV Infection: Drugs (18 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) Impact Trial is managed by the Trial Sponsor. Recruitment to places in the Trial is managed locally by participating clinics. All information regarding the Trial, including the research clinics which are open to recruitment is available at the following link: https://www.prepimpacttrial.org.uk/ Following funding from NHS England to pay for extra PrEP drug...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: HIV Infection: Drugs (18 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) Impact Trial is managed by the Trial Sponsor. Recruitment to places in the Trial is managed locally by participating clinics. All information regarding the Trial, including the research clinics which are open to recruitment is available at the following link: https://www.prepimpacttrial.org.uk/ Following funding from NHS England to pay for extra PrEP drug...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Armed Forces (18 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The law was changed on 1 November 2018 to allow clinicians on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register to prescribe cannabis-based products for medicinal use (CBPM), where it is clinically appropriate and in the best interest of patients. Whilst the law does not restrict the conditions for which these products may be prescribed, interim guidance has been issued by the Royal College...


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