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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Maternity Services: Digital Technology (23 May 2024)

Lord Markham: Currently all maternity services have the ability to create digital records, and the sharing of those records across all providers involved in the care of the individual is done by a platform called Connecting Care Records. Integrated care boards (ICBs) should share historical care records between National Health Service trusts and other providers of care within their system, such as general...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Maternity Services (23 May 2024)

Lord Markham: further increasing the number of midwives by funding an additional 160 new posts over three years to support the continued growth of the maternity and neonatal workforce. The Government and the National Health Service are investing almost £35 million over three years to further improve maternity safety across England which will support specialist training for staff, additional numbers...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Radiotherapy: Staff (23 May 2024)

Lord Markham: Whilst no assessment has been made of this finding, the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan (LTWP) sets out the steps the National Health Service and its partners need to take to deliver an NHS workforce that meets the changing needs of the population over the next 15 years. It will put the workforce on a sustainable footing for the long term. The Government is backing the LTWP with over £2.4...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (23 May 2024)

Lord Markham: ...,000 cases of these diseases would be avoided, improving people’s lives and avoiding the pain of loss for families. Smoking also costs society £21.8 billion a year and puts a huge burden on the National Health Service. Our Impact Assessment on the Tobacco and Vapes Bill found that there would be savings of more than £2 billion, in 2019 prices, in reduced healthcare usage costs over 30...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Leukaemia: Mortality Rates (23 May 2024)

Lord Markham: scientists and clinicians are driving the discovery, development, and testing of new treatments. The Department invested almost £122 million into cancer research in 2022/23 via the National Institute for Health and Care Research. In addition, alongside Cancer Research UK, health departments across the United Kingdom are jointly funding a network of Experimental Cancer...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motorways: Litter (23 May 2024)

Lord Davies of Gower: The Department for Transport holds regular meetings with National Highways to discuss its performance and management of the Strategic Road Network. In April 2024, Minister Opperman met with National Highways to discuss the ways in which it tackles litter. National Highways’ Strategy focuses on reducing litter on the network by influencing littering behaviour as well as providing an...

Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: Neurodevelopmental Assessment Waiting Times (23 May 2024)

Maree Todd: Long waits are unacceptable. To be clear, though, the child and adolescent mental health services statistics capture children who meet the CAMHS criteria, and we have seen a sustained improvement in CAMHS waiting times. Children who require neurodevelopmental support are not reported in those statistics unless they also have comorbid mental health issues, so we do not have accurate data for...

Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: Police Scotland (Mental Health Calls) (23 May 2024)

Pauline McNeill: ...that the cabinet secretary knows full well the implications of mental ill health, especially for the job of police officers, but can she tell me whether the Scottish Government is looking into a national triage service, for instance, to which the police could take or direct people who are in distress?

Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: Early Learning and Childcare Funding (23 May 2024)

Natalie Don: The local government finance settlement provides local authorities with funding covering different service areas. The settlement for 2024-25 includes around £1 billion of funding for the delivery of ELC. Local authorities are responsible for designing their own ELC delivery models, and national guidance is clear that councils must set hourly rates that reflect the costs of delivery for...

Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: General Practice Out-of-Hours Service (Inverclyde) (23 May 2024)

Jamie Greene: To ask the Scottish Government whether it can intervene, in light of concerns following NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s decision to permanently reduce Inverclyde’s GP out-of-hours service, reportedly leaving Inverclyde Royal hospital as the only GP out-of-hours site in the national health service board area not to operate a full seven days a week and overnight service. (S6O-03483)

Scottish Parliament: First Minister’s Question Time: Pre-eclampsia Testing (23 May 2024)

Tess White: To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to reports that no national health service board has implemented placental growth factor-based testing for pre-eclampsia, in light of it having been recommended in March 2023 by the Scottish Health Technologies Group. (S6F-03166)

Disabled People on Benefits: EHRC Investigation (23 May 2024)

Mims Davies: ...rolled out in South Yorkshire, Plymouth and all our DWP innovation hubs to successfully drive a programme of understanding into our core business areas, including the child maintenance area and service areas. From a meeting with my DWP colleagues, I know what a big difference it makes. We engage right across the UK with a multi-agency approach. The hon. Lady will be pleased to know that I...

Funding for Local Councils (22 May 2024)

Helen Morgan: .... Most people’s experience of government is local, as we know. They drive on the roads every day, so they experience the potholes and the conditions of the roads. They use the waste disposal services, whether that is having their bins collected or taking them to a recycling centre. They might use a swimming pool. They might have a friend, relative or loved one in need of social care, or...

Holocaust Memorial Bill: Clause 1 - Expenditure relating to a Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre (22 May 2024)

Michael Ellis: this place and representing his constituency, may I say that he does it proud? He does his constituency proud, and he has done his constituency proud. The House and his party are proud, and his service to this House and his eloquence are known to all. I congratulate him on that. I will begin by addressing some of the points that have been made during the course of this debate, and...

Media Bill - Committee (3rd Day): Amendment 77 (22 May 2024)

Viscount Colville of Culross: ...of other methods of listening to radio. I also support Amendment 77, in the name of the noble Baroness, Lady Thornton, about the benefits of being able to listen to relevant internet radio services on in-car radio, which is not voice-activated and not covered by Clause 48. Myriad different devices that might carry these stations in the future are also not covered. We need to be certain...

Media Bill - Committee (3rd Day): Amendment 71 (22 May 2024)

Lord Vaizey of Didcot: ...other countries. To all intents and purposes, we have a universal digital network, which not many countries have. We still have our FM network. We have a plethora of radio stations, from legitimate national stations to quasi-national stations—which are really a group of regional stations knitted together—through to local radio stations and community radio stations. One of the things...

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (22 May 2024)

Andrew Stephenson: .... Early diagnosis is key to ensuring that patients are offered the most appropriate treatments and are supported to make lifestyle changes to improve their outcomes. NHS England commissions a national diagnostic service for certain rare types of EDS that can be diagnosed using a genetic test. We do not yet have a genetic test for every type of EDS or HSD, but as the Minister for life...

4. Topical Questions: The Infected Blood Inquiry (22 May 2024)

Baroness Mair Eluned Morgan: ...about a general election—we need to make sure that that doesn't get in the way. But also I think it's probably really important to underline the fact that, in Wales now, in relation to the national health service, there is a legal duty of candour—a legal duty. So, this is something that we have to make sure is applied and taken seriously. I know that there's a lot of training going on...

2. Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and Social Justice: Questions Without Notice from Party Spokespeople (22 May 2024)

Laura Anne Jones: will work further to understand that and hopefully come to a positive conclusion along with people across the border. I want to say that, as well as, of course, as you've mentioned, the Welsh National Opera being world-renowned far and wide across our globe, they also do an awful lot of work within our community and on the ground. And there are concerns that the Wellness with WNO...

Crisis Houses (22 May 2024)

Bambos Charalambous: ...commissioned by the local care commissioning group to provide mental health support. It was not registered with the NHS or the Care Quality Commission. Jess was moved from regulated NHS care to a service that was unregulated, where her care co-ordinator was not a registered practitioner. Five days later, she took her own life. Jess’s death was almost certainly preventable. She died...

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