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Written Answers — Health: Community Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services (8 Apr 2003)

Jacqui Smith: publish the guideline in 2004. In January 2003, the Respiratory Alliance published its guidance, "Bridging the Gap", which aims to help primary care trusts to commission and deliver high quality allergy and respiratory care. We have issued no guidance to primary care trusts on community pulmonary rehabilitation services nor made any assessment of the role of community pulmonary...

Animal Experiments (19 Mar 2003)

Stephen Ladyman: ...forefront of that campaign. I hope that I bring three perspectives to the debate. The first is that of a bench scientist who carried out animal experiments. Secondly, because I developed an extreme allergy to lab rats, my bench science career came to a very sudden halt and I had to shift into computers. I spent the rest of my career before becoming an MP developing computer systems that...

Body Piercing (27 Feb 2003)

Meg Munn: ...should be discussed and draws attention to particular conditions that should lead a client to consult a general practitioner before proceeding. Those include heart disease, major infections, allergies and skin complaints. That is good advice, but registration is voluntary. No statutory requirement exists to find out how old someone is before piercing them, and no law exists stopping a...

Attention Deficit Disorders (5 Feb 2003)

Lord Addington: ...that is a case of the last chance saloon or of damage limitation. We must try to address the problem at an earlier stage. Diet affects all of us. Some people discover that they have mild or serious allergies. I believe that there is an interrelation between diet and the disorders we are discussing. But to what extent does diet affect these disorders? I have learnt far more from listening...

Disabled Children (3 Feb 2003)

Baroness Massey of Darwen: can be an issue. For example, families with disabled children may not be able to shop around for cheap but nutritious food. Special food may be required—for example, in relation to some allergies or syndromes. As suggested by the Disability Alliance, the Healthy Start scheme should be clearly linked to comprehensive welfare advice schemes with clear information about benefit...

Pathways to Work (23 Jan 2003)

Tim Boswell: ...about £7 an hour, so he must either subsidise the cost out of his earnings or not take the driver. A case that bears more on the issue of specialist expertise is that of a lady with a severe latex allergy, and I became one of the joint parliamentary presidents of the Latex Allergy Support Group partly on the basis of it. The condition is quite uncommon, but more common than it should be,...

Written Answers — Health: Roaccutane (20 Jan 2003)

David Lammy: ...leaflet (PIL). The product information for oral isotretjnoin products states that it should not be used in patients with the following risk factors for side effects: known hypersensitivity (allergy) to the product, liver and kidney disease and in patients taking certain antibiotics (tetracyclines). In addition, isotretinoin should not be used during pregnancy because of the risk of major...

Food Labelling (8 Jan 2003)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...information clear? Is it relevant? Is it easy to find and to read? Consumers want information on labels for a number of reasons. Not everyone necessarily wants the same information. People with allergies need very specific information to avoid substances to which they may have an allergy. For them, that information can be a matter of life and death. As my noble friend Lord Morris and the...

Local Government Bill (7 Jan 2003)

David Curry: a need to get value for money in an age of restraint on the share of GDP that Governments feel that they can take, partly for the reasons that I have just mentioned and partly because of the allergies that have overcome the political system about the raising of more money in taxation, particularly in highly visible direct taxation. The Government may be finding some way out of that...

Written Answers — Defence: Recruitment (Health Criteria) (17 Dec 2002)

Dr Lewis Moonie: .... Post-traumatic stress disorder. Other conditions Loss of spleen (splenectomy). Transplanted organs. Severe allergic reactions and/or anaphylaxis requiring adrenaline injection precautions. Nut allergy. Circulation problems (e.g. raynaud's phenomenon or disease). Diabetes. Diseases (e.g. glandular or hormonal) requiring long-term medication or replacement therapy. This list is not...

Written Answers — Health: Latex Allergy (2 Dec 2002)

Tim Boswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what action his Department will take to implement the conclusions of the second summit on latex allergy.

Written Answers — Health: Asthma (7 Nov 2002)

John Hutton: ...asthma. In addition environmental factors interact with the genetic predisposition to cause asthma to develop as a symptomatic condition. Many different genes have been shown to be associated with allergy and asthma susceptibility, and different environmental factors are likely to influence outcomes in different ways depending on the underlying genotype. Interaction between genes and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Perfume Manufacture: Safety (7 Nov 2002)

Lord Beaumont of Whitley: ...person before they are placed on the market. The proposed Seventh Amendment to the Cosmetic Directive specifies, among other things, that the 26 most common fragrances which are known to cause allergies will be subject to additional labelling requirements. This is to be welcomed as it will improve the information available to the consumer. ECGD: Coal-fired Power Stations

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health: Health (29 Oct 2002)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what research is currently being undertaken into the causes of allergies.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health: Health (29 Oct 2002)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what funding it has made available for research into the causes of allergies.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Nut Allergies (15 Oct 2002)

Barry Gardiner: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions for what reason disability living allowance and carers allowance are not available to the parents of children with nut allergies.

Written Answers — Health: Anaphylactic Attacks (15 Oct 2002)

Barry Gardiner: ...Secretary of State for Health what advice his Department has given to (a) nursery and (b) primary schools about special measures for children susceptible to (i) anaphylactic shocks and (ii) other allergies.

Written Answers — Home Department: Entitlement Identity Card (19 Sep 2002)

Beverley Hughes: The consultation paper discusses holding, at the cardholder's consent, a limited amount of medical information that could be used in an emergency, for example, current medical information on allergies. There are no plans for the issuing authority for any entitlement card to make checks with the banking sector. The set up and issuing costs for a universal scheme outlined in the...

Scottish Parliament written answers — NHS Waiting Times: NHS Waiting Times (5 Aug 2002)

Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive what the mean waiting time is for anaphylaxis and allergy services, broken down by NHS board area.

Scottish Parliament written answers — NHS Waiting Times: NHS Waiting Times (5 Aug 2002)

Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive whether any anaphylaxis and allergy services have closed or deferred waiting lists and, if so, which services are affected.

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