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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Allergies (10 Jun 2015)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions she has had with her EU counterparts on allergen requirements and restrictions for restaurants.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Health and Social Care (2 Jun 2015)

Jeremy Hunt: ...were given the wrong medicine by an NHS doctor or nurse. That problem could be avoided if doctors and nurses had access to people’s medical records so that they could see whether patients had allergies and give them the right medicine. The previous Labour Government had a crack at electronic health records. It was not successful, but they were right to try. We have to get it right if we...

Scottish Parliament: Group B Streptococcus (31 Mar 2015)

Margaret McDougall: ...or ECM test not being reliable. However, the recommended antibiotic to use is penicillin, which is narrow spectrum, safe and effective against GBS. Most people know whether they have a penicillin allergy, and they can be offered an alternative. On the criticism of the ECM test not being reliable, it is correct to state that it is not 100 per cent accurate and, indeed, it will not identify...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Nuts: Allergies (25 Mar 2015)

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action is being taken to implement the findings of the Learning Early About Peanut study on peanut allergy.

[George Howarth in the Chair] — Local Pharmaceutical Services (3 Mar 2015)

Caroline Nokes: ...placed to care for patients with common winter ailments. We are coming out of winter and into spring, but pharmaceutical services are there all year round. They are just as adept at dealing with allergies, stings and hay fever as they are at dealing with winter colds. Last year, Pharmacy Voice identified that up to 8% of A and E visits could have been dealt with by a high street pharmacy,...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Infectious Diseases: Research (3 Mar 2015)

George Freeman: ...production in the lung during respiratory syncytial virus infection - Professor Johnston, Imperial College London, £2.0 million awarded for MRC-GSK Alliance: Mechanisms of interplay between allergy and viruses in asthma - Dr Tuthill, The Pirbright Institute, £0.5 million awarded for Picornavirus capsid protein VP4: Essential role in cell entry and conserved antiviral target - Dr...

Peanut Allergies (Announcements on Uk Flights) (9 Feb 2015)

Robert Goodwill: I congratulate the hon. Member for North Antrim (Ian Paisley) on securing this debate about announcements relating to peanut allergies on flights entering and leaving the UK. I genuinely thank him for raising this topic, which is an important one. The responses he has had from his constituents and others show that many people around the country have been affected and have real concerns about...

Scottish Parliament: European Antibiotic Awareness Day (5 Feb 2015)

Roderick Campbell: ..., at the very least, which can be fatal. As a result of that experience, penicillin was subsequently used to treat a multitude of infections. Even for people unfortunate enough to have an allergy, there was the development in due course of erythromycin and other non-penicillin-based antibiotics, for which many in my family have a great deal of use. Progress has been substantial, and a very...

Respiratory Health — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (3 Feb 2015)

George Freeman: ..., whose story he shared with us, including the extent of his suffering with COPD and asthma. My hon. Friend the Member for South East Cornwall (Sheryll Murray) mentioned the importance of wider allergy risk, and I am delighted to say that I recently visited a centre of excellence at Addenbrooke’s in Cambridge, which is pioneering a new method for detecting and treating allergies. It is...

Hormone Replacement Therapy Implant (28 Jan 2015)

Daniel Poulter: ...Friend makes a fair point, and I shall make some reassuring comments in that regard in a moment. It is possible to have a reaction to a device or implant, and one would hope that if people have an allergy or reaction to any product, that would be taken into account before it is used. If it causes discomfort, irritation or any adverse reaction, its use should be discontinued and alternative...

Prayers: New Clause 4 — Doctors’ language skills (9 Jan 2015)

Jeremy Lefroy: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. I thank all those who have worked with and supported me in bringing the Bill to this stage. I especially thank my hon. Friend the Member for Stone (Sir William Cash), who, as I mentioned on Report, has been an inspiration, as have Julie Bailey, Ken Lownds and many others who campaigned for the Francis inquiry. My hon. Friend the...

NHS: Medical Competence and Skill — Question for Short Debate (7 Jan 2015)

the Countess of Mar:’s condition, his Oxford consultant insists that there is nothing wrong with him, that he should stop the polyclinic treatment and that he should eat a normal diet, apparently because standard allergy tests do not provide confirmation. This results in great stress and distress to the boy and his mother. In fact, substantive evidence in numerous publications proves that the safety and...

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Ict (5 Jan 2015)

Daniel Poulter: ...Medical Services contracts require all practices to offer and promote online booking of appointments, ordering of repeat prescriptions access to summary information within patient records (allergies, medications, adverse reactions) to patients. Practices may also offer access to any other items of data agreed between the patient and the practice, such as test results, immunisations,...

Energy and Climate Change: A and E and Ambulance Services (18 Dec 2014)

Jeremy Hunt: .... For example, if someone is put through to a GP, that GP could, with the patient’s permission, access their medical records. That would give the GP access to information about the patient’s allergies, their medication history and other key information that would help the GP to give better advice. I am pleased to hear from NHS England that, by the end of this year, a third of 111...

AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria — Question for Short Debate (11 Dec 2014)

Baroness Barker: ...over a long term which enables other people to maximise their efforts. Noble Lords will know that in the last 50 years there have been no new drugs for TB. There have been loads of new drugs for allergies and so on, because they are diseases of the west and there is a market. In the case of drugs for TB, there largely is not a market. It is therefore really important that the Global Fund...

Opposition Day: Government Policies (Wales) (26 Nov 2014)

Chris Evans: ...Newbridge, is Axiom, a large manufacturer whose profits have grown, and which is opening new markets across the world. In an economy still reliant on the public sector, Just Love Food, a nut-free, allergy-free cake manufacturer also based in Oakfield, has contracts with supermarket chains such as Tesco and Sainsbury. Of course, Islwyn is home, too, to the Crumlin Pot Noodle mine and to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Children: Allergies (20 Oct 2014)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of children with milk allergies; and what steps he is taking to reduce that number.

Cycling: National Pollinator Strategy (16 Oct 2014)

Barry Gardiner: ...economy are always seen as being in conflict, although they are not. The Government’s decision to withdraw from a pan-European research project on honey bee decline was further evidence of their allergy to sound science. They failed to include pollinator-specific measures in their so-called greening of agricultural subsidy in the CAP. There seems to be a dangerous idea—clung to by some...

Written Answers — Health: Pets: Disease Control (10 Sep 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...avoiding contact with cat litter trays. General information on zoonotic infections acquired from pets and advice on reducing the risk is provided on the NHS Choices website: Public Health England (PHE) is the agency which monitors zoonotic infections in people. PHE assesses the risk of zoonoses, identifies groups where there may be...

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