Results 141–160 of 1415 for speaker:Seema Kennedy

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Asthma: Health Services (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The 2019 general practitioner Contract commits primary care to seven national service specifications. In line with the NHS Long Term Plan commitments, the Structured Medications Review and Optimisation Specification will have a dedicated focus on priority groups, including people with asthma, to improve medicines optimisation and safety. NHS RightCare will be publishing an asthma toolkit...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Asthma: Health Services (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The National Health Service is working closely with voluntary sector partners to improve patient outcomes for those with severe asthma and an NHS Cardiovascular Disease-Respiratory national programme has been developed in line with recommendations from the Taskforce for Lung Health. Both respiratory disease and the health of children and young people are priority areas in the NHS Long Term...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Asthma: Health Services (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: It is expected that National Health Service patients with severe asthma are referred to their specialist asthma service where they will receive appropriate investigation and treatment. All specialised providers are required to develop a networked model of care as the vehicle for delivering an optimal pathway and maximising patient outcomes and experience. All specialised services report...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Asthma: Health Services (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The NHS Long Term Plan has committed to improving outcomes for those with respiratory disease in England to match, or exceed, our international counterparts. To achieve this, the National Health Service is working closely with voluntary sector partners to improve patient outcomes for those with severe asthma and an National Health Service Cardiovascular Disease-Respiratory national programme...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Asthma: Health Services (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: There are currently 14 severe asthma centres in England. There are no plans to increase the number of centres, as severe asthma collaborative networks will improve severe asthma care within localities. All specialist providers are required to develop a networked model of care as the vehicle for delivering an optimal pathway and maximising patient outcomes and experience.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Beta Agonists: Safety (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency is responsible for monitoring the safety of all healthcare products in the United Kingdom, including short-acting beta agonists and oral corticosteroids to treat asthma. They receive information about safety issues from patients and clinicians through the Yellow Card Scheme. They review the product if necessary and take action to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Obesity: Health Education (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Our focus is on tackling the causes of obesity, improving diets and preventing ill health. Many of the measures in the chapters of the childhood obesity plan will have an impact on tackling obesity and improving diets across all age groups. In addition, Public Health England encourages the population to follow a healthy balanced diet through the 5 A Day campaign, Change4Life and OneYou social...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Preventive Medicine: Finance (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Specific spending commitments in the Green Paper will be met from existing budgets. The future of budgets outside of the NHS England resource settlement will be confirmed at the Spending Review.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Preventive Medicine: Finance (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The Green Paper ‘Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s’ was published on 22 July 2019.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Influenza: Vaccination (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Those most at risk from flu including people over 65, pregnant women, and those in clinical risk groups are offered annual vaccination. At-risk patients are targeted by the Public Health England and NHS England marketing campaign, Help Us Help You, which includes television, radio and advertising supported by public relations, digital search and partnership activity. Communications this year...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: HIV Infection: Drugs (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is not currently a routinely commissioned service but is provided through the three year PrEP Impact Trial which ends in autumn 2020. Meanwhile, work is now starting to consider future commissioning for PrEP after the Trial has ended. No discussions have been held with Bristol City Council.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dental Services: Children (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The Starting Well Core initiative has been developed by NHS England to promote early preventative care for children aged 0-2 as well as increasing dental access and attendance. The initiative has been made available to all local National Health Service commissioning teams in England for local use. Decisions about whether or not to adopt the Starting Well Core initiatives is a local decision...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: Bristol West (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The number of general practitioners (GPs), excluding locums, per 1,000 patients in the NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCG since 2015 is show in the attached table. GP locums are excluded as improvements have been made to GP locum recording methodology and figures are not comparable prior to December 2017. Data is not included prior to 2015 as improvements were made to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Heart Diseases: Medical Treatments (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The requested information is not centrally held and therefore it is not possible to make the requested estimate and/or assessment in relation to access to transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) procedures.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Obesity: Children (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: In the second chapter of the childhood obesity plan, published in June 2018, we have set a bold ambition to halve childhood obesity by 2030 and significantly reduce the gap in obesity between children from the most and least deprived areas by 2030. Through chapter three of the childhood obesity plan, published on 22 July as part of ‘Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s’, we are...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Compensation (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: NHS Resolution operates both clinical and non-clinical schemes for dealing with claims made against NHS organisations and independent sector providers of National Health Service care in England. Its latest Annual Report, published on 11 July 2019, shows the payments (damages, claimant and defence costs) relating to claims for the financial year 2018-19 was £2,422 million.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: HIV Infection: Drugs (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: Officials are working with NHS England and Public Health England to consider long-term commissioning options and a further statement will be made in due course.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Genetically Modified Organisms (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The Food Standards Agency has advised that the guidance addressed the issue that, in the event of a ‘no deal’ scenario and in line with the European Union requirements, United Kingdom businesses holding EU authorisations for genetically modified (GM) food or feed, or for animal feed additives, would need to designate a representative established in the EU or European Economic Area. It set...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Electronic Cigarettes and Tobacco: Labelling (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The Tobacco Products and Nicotine Inhaling Products (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Statutory instrument (SI) was laid on 1 November 2018. The primary purpose of the SI is to ensure tobacco control legislation continues to function effectively after exit day, in the event that the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a deal. In particular, the amendments contained in...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Breast Cancer: Screening (26 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: This information is not held centrally.


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