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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...

Backbench Business: Sale of Puppies and Kittens (4 Sep 2014)

Caroline Lucas: her concerns about pedigree puppy farming in particular, which can result in particularly grim conditions. Genetic problems range from serious breathing difficulties to chronic, lifelong skin allergies to crippling joint problems. The real concern is that some of those problems, such as obstructive airway syndrome, are seen as normal by those who are willing to put looks and fashion...

Written Answers — Health: Diseases (8 Jul 2014)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people in the UK have been diagnosed with (a) allergies, (b) asthma and (c) eczema in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Health: Pharmacy (3 Jul 2014)

Daniel Poulter: ..., to access the Summary Care Record (SCR). Subject to the proof of concept, the SCR should provide a platform which will enable pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to view prescribed medicines, allergies and adverse reactions for patients who go to their pharmacy for urgent or unscheduled care. The project aims to: determine if SCR viewing can be safely implemented in community pharmacies...

Written Answers — Health: Allergies: Children (1 Jul 2014)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to ensure that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines on diagnosing food allergy in children and young people in a primary care and unit setting are adhered to by general practitioners.

Written Answers — Health: Influenza (19 Jun 2014)

Jane Ellison: Public Health England (PHE) was advised that the work undertaken at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has been reviewed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health, in keeping with the institute's implementation of the United States Government Policy for Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern. As part of this, PHE...

Scottish Parliament: Epilepsy (Tackling Stigma) (20 May 2014)

Kenneth Gibson: ...Council, advised that all staff could access epilepsy awareness courses and, at least once a month, and twice on in-service days, the City of Edinburgh Council runs a course entitled “Severe Allergies, Asthma and Epilepsy Awareness—management in educational establishments”. Although it is clear that councils must work within time and budget constraints, it is important that much more...

Written Answers — Health: Out of Area Treatment: Scotland (8 Apr 2014)

Jane Ellison: ... 8 5 5 251 Paediatric Gastroenterology 8 15 24 252 Paediatric Endocrinology 3 10 6 253 Paediatric Clinical Haematology 36 — 3 255 Paediatric Clinical Immunology and Allergy 3 1 9 256 Paediatric Infectious Diseases — — 1 257 Paediatric Dermatology 28 33 25 258 Paediatric Respiratory Medicine 5 4 10 259 Paediatric Nephrology 3 4...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis (8 Apr 2014)

Earl Howe: ...(NIHR) funds a range of research relating to fungal disease. The NIHR has awarded £2.5 million for the period from September 2012 until March 2017 to the NIHR South Manchester Respiratory and Allergy Clinical Research Facility (CRF). The CRF has a research theme focused on novel diagnostics and improved therapy for pulmonary aspergillosis, cystic fibrosis, and ventilator associated...

Justice and Home Affairs Opt-out (7 Apr 2014)

Julian Huppert: ...arrest warrant “would result in fewer extraditions, longer delays, higher costs, more offenders evading justice and increased risk to public safety.” That is what has to be set against the allergy that many have to this issue. Keir Starmer, former Director of Public Prosecutions, said that failure to opt in could lead to an “uncertain, cumbersome and fragmented approach, which is...

[Dr William McCrea in the Chair] — Elliott Review and Food Crime (2 Apr 2014)

Kerry McCarthy: ...goods seized in the UK in recent months, ranging from a 40-foot lorry containing over 17,000 litres of fake vodka to cases of goat’s milk adulterated with cow’s milk, which could be fatal to allergy sufferers. I was struck by Professor Elliott’s account of a meat product supplier, who had been asked by a retailer to produce a gourmet burger for a unit price of under 30p. Even using...

Written Answers — Education: Pupils: Allergies (18 Mar 2014)

Andrew Percy: To ask the Secretary of State for Education what his Department's policy is on the use of adrenaline shots in schools to treat children having an anaphylactic shock.

Written Answers — Health: Food: Allergies (3 Mar 2014)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to ensure that recently-published National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guideline on diagnosing food allergy in children and young people in a primary care and community setting are read and adhered to by GPs.

Written Answers — Health: Joint Replacements (24 Feb 2014)

Norman Lamb: ...Hip replacement 2011-12 Age group Number of procedures Number of available records One or more problems Of those with one or more problems Readmitted Further surgery         Allergy Bleeding Urinary Wound     50-59 9,831 5,442 1,584 584 313 544 562 370 155 60-69 21,928 13,581 4,077 1,536 667 1,583 1,228 855 313 70-79 24;875 14,828...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: School Pupils:  Adequate Nourishment (18 Feb 2014)

Jonathan Craig: ...moved from where we were a number of years ago.  As an interesting sideline, and something I would ask the Minister to look into, I recently dealt with a family whose son had a severe nut allergy.  They were concerned about what was on the menus in our canteen system.  They were also concerned with what was in the vending machines, because the child could have been badly affected. ...

Written Answers — Health: Joint Replacements (10 Feb 2014)

Norman Lamb: ...latest year for which figures are available. Knee replacement   Number of   Of those with one or more problems     Age group Procedures Available records One or more problems Allergy Bleeding Urinary Wound Re-admitted Further surgery 50-59 9,411 4,969 1,696 607 451 432 735 565 260 60-69 26,423 15,552 5,202 2,006 1,233 1,498 1,990 1,451 580...

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