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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Protective Clothing (29 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: Pestfix, Ayanda Capital and PPEMedpro are suppliers and not producers or manufacturers. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency assessed the Type IIR masks supplied by Pestfix and Ayanda and approved the products for release. So far, around 43 million of these masks have been distributed. Pestfix and Ayanda supplied FFP2 masks with ear loops. This was compliant with the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Incontinence: Health Services (29 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: Each medical school in England sets its own undergraduate curriculum which must meet the standards set by the General Medical Council (GMC). The GMC would expect that, in fulfilling these standards, newly qualified doctors are able to identify, treat and manage any care needs a person has, including bladder conditions. General practitioners (GPs) use their clinical judgement, aligned with...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Protective Clothing (29 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: No such report has been produced. The Government is transforming public procurement following the publication of a Green paper last year. New measures will set out clear arrangements for how procurement should be conducted, including in situations where extreme urgency is a factor.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: West Africa: Health Services (29 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: In 2021/22, the Government has allocated £3.6 million to health workforce development programmes in Ghana. This includes programmes focussed on improving workforce planning and governance, training new healthcare workers in refugee camps and developing training curricula. Through the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office, we have previously invested in health programmes in Nigeria and...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Prostate Cancer: Tomography (29 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: The information is not held in the format requested. The following table shows data on the number of multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging scans of the prostate in 2016 to 2020. However, this data includes all such scans and not specifically for suspected cancer. 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 355 2,035 5,215 7,395 10,780

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Professions: Migrant Workers (29 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: We have made no specific assessment of the impact of recruitment by the NHS of clinical staff trained and employed in low- and middle-income countries on the healthcare systems of those countries. The Government routinely monitors international recruitment activity and where there are significant workforce flows into the National Health Service, particularly from low and middle-income...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Medical Equipment: Procurement (29 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: The Government is transforming the regulatory framework for public procurement following the publication of a Green Paper last year. This work is being led by the Cabinet Office. Following a consultation exercise and as set out in the Government response to the consultation exercise published in December 2021, the Government proposes to retain provision allowing limited tendering in...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Services: British National (Overseas) (23 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: The Department is working across the health and care system and other Government departments to understand the needs of British Nationals Overseas visa holders with health and care experience and share best practice on providing supported routes to employment.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Female Genital Mutilation (23 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: NHS Digital’s Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Enhanced Dataset collects data on women and girls with FGM being cared for by the National Health Service in England. The latest data shows that in the period April 2020 to March 2021 there were 5,395 individual women and girls with an attendance where FGM was identified. The total number of individual women and girls with an attendance where...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (23 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: We have engaged with Governments in countries where certification has been introduced to determine the compatibility with the United Kingdom’s COVID 19 vaccination records and entry requirements. In addition, following discussions with the European Union, the UK’s certification solution has now been linked with the EU Digital COVID Certificate.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Travel Restrictions: Coronavirus (23 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: Decisions on COVID-19 travel red list assignment are taken by Ministers. They are informed by evidence, including a UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) risk assessment, alongside wider public health factors. The UKHSA risk assessments cover a range of information and take place every three weeks. The last UKHSA risk assessment of countries was carried out on 13 December 2021, with the next...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (21 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: The NHS COVID Pass can now be used to demonstrate proof of a booster or third dose for outbound international travel. This is visible through the NHS App and NHS.UK within the NHS COVID Pass for Travel.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (21 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: English residents who have received vaccinations overseas, including in European Union Member States, can now have their vaccination details recorded in the National Health Service vaccine database. Individuals can then generate an NHS COVID Pass for domestic use and international travel if they meet certain certification requirements.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Travel: Coronavirus (21 Dec 2021)

Lord Tyrie: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Kamall on 12 October (HL2767), in which format the data relating to the number of COVID-19 PCR tests for travel is held; and what plans they have, if any, to publish this data.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Radiology (20 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: NHS Digital publishes Hospital and Community Health Services (HCHS) workforce statistics. These include staff working in hospital trusts and clinical commissioning groups, but not staff working in primary care or in general practice surgeries, local authorities or other providers. The following table shows the number of full time equivalent (FTE) professionally qualified HCHS radiographers...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Crime (20 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: National Health Service organisations should consider the specific facts in a case-by-case basis and in accordance with their local disciplinary policy and procedures. Any investigation should establish whether the staff member intentionally, recklessly, carelessly, or negligently put patients and/or other members of staff at risk of infection. This may result in dismissal as the ultimate...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (20 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: Discussions at official and ministerial level have taken place with the Scottish Government. Following these discussions, NHS Digital has established live bi-directional data flows between England and Scotland which updates both the general practitioner (GP) record and NHS COVID Pass status. Before a NHS COVID Pass can be issued, both doses must be recorded. Interoperable digital and...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Protective Clothing (20 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: Before moving to Step 4 of the Roadmap on 19 July, which changed the requirement to wear face coverings in certain settings from mandatory to voluntary, the Government assessed the evidence of progress against four tests: - The deployment of the vaccine programme; - The effectiveness of vaccines in reducing hospitalisations and deaths among those vaccinated; - The level of infection rates in...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Qualifications (20 Dec 2021)

Lord Kamall: There are a number of nationally recognised qualifications available for those working in the adult social care sector. We are also investing in the social care workforce to support those working in care to access training and qualifications and increase their skills. In addition, the Care Certificate provides nationally recognised training standards for non-registered roles. The standards...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Professions: Migrant Workers (20 Dec 2021)

Lord Grocott: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Lord Kamall on 13 December (HL Deb, col 8), which countries have a surplus of medical professionals.


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