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[Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair] — Reoffending (31 Jan 2008)

David Hanson: ...six months—I look at the skills needed outside in the job market, and the skills shortages. A tremendous amount of work is going on in prisons in terms of construction, decorating, retail and hospitality, but as "Prison policy update" indicates, we need to do more. We need to raise the game on vocational training and we need to encourage more employers, small businesses and large, to...

Business of the House: Topical debate — Holocaust Memorial Day (31 Jan 2008)

Parmjit Dhanda: ..., and sent first to Auschwitz and then to Buchenwald, where he was killed. By this time, Martin was about five years old. He had a younger sister, but after she was born, his mother died from a hospital infection. Martin Stern was taken in by a young Dutch couple, but they were soon arrested because Martin and his sister had been born of a Jewish parent. As a result, he was sent to the...

Scottish Parliament: First Minister's Question Time: Cabinet (Meetings) (31 Jan 2008)

Nicol Stephen: Why then did a patient recently receive the following letter from her consultant? It says: "I am afraid I am writing to inform you of some bad news. I have been instructed by hospital management to remove your name from my waiting list. The prime reason for this decision relates to the 18-week target for patient treatment which is now enforced. I currently have a significant number of...

Scottish Parliament: Passenger Transport (31 Jan 2008)

James Kelly: ...—in fact, a third of Scots do not have cars. Bus and other transport links are very important in allowing people to access major centres such as Glasgow and East Kilbride and services such as hospitals. From many parts of my constituency, it takes more than two bus journeys to get to hospital. I support many of the positive comments that have been made about the concessionary scheme....

Public Bill Committee: Planning Bill: Clause 163 (31 Jan 2008)

Alun Michael: ...significant costs on the providers of such infrastructure, as it may lead to much greater local usage by people living in the area, by visitors and by heavy contributions from the entertainment or hospitality industry, all generated by the development. A new development nearby puts the surfacing of footpaths and towpaths, fencing, signage, street furniture and safety issues under...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Gaza: Electricity (31 Jan 2008)

Kim Howells: ...wells and to pump sewage at 21 of its 33 pumping stations. At least 40 per cent. of Gazans had no running water during this time. 30 per cent. of the population still had no water by 23 January. Hospitals ran reduced services between 19 to 21 January to preserve their fuel stocks. Limited fuel supplies were resumed as of 22 January enabling power cuts to be reduced. We welcome the...

Written Answers — Olympics: Olympic Delivery Authority (31 Jan 2008)

Don Foster: To ask the Minister for the Olympics if she will place in the Library the latest copy of the Olympic Delivery Authority's (a) register of interests and (b) register of gifts and hospitality.

Written Answers — Health: Accident and Emergency Departments: Lancashire (31 Jan 2008)

Ann Keen: Proposals for the reconfiguration of services are a matter for the national health service locally, working in conjunction with clinicians, patients and other stakeholders. The East Lancashire Hospitals Trust, East Lancashire primary care trust and the North West Ambulance Service are continuing to monitor the effectiveness of the transfer throughout the implementation process.

Written Answers — Health: Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust: Magnetic Resonance Imagers (31 Jan 2008)

Ann Keen: We are informed by Barking, Havering and Redbridge National Health Service Trust that they currently have three Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners, two at the Queen's Hospital, Romford and one at King George's Hospital, Ilford. The Department does not collect information centrally on comparisons of the level of provision available both locally or nationally. It is for primary care...

Written Answers — Health: Cancer: Screening (31 Jan 2008)

Ann Keen: .... We are at the early stages of this exploration, and are focusing on how cancer screening can fit within the existing payment by results (PbR) system. PbR is a prospective payment system that pays hospitals according to the activity they do through the national tariff.

Written Answers — Health: Clostridium: Screening (31 Jan 2008)

Andrew Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when his Department's screening programme for clostridium difficile on admission to hospital will begin; and what budgetary provision he has made for the programme in each financial year to 2010-11.

Written Answers — Health: Dentistry: Manpower (31 Jan 2008)

Ann Keen: The information requested is set out in the following table: Number of orthodontists (and orthodontic consultants) working in hospital and community health services, England—at 30 September each year Number (headcount) Orthodontists Of which: Consultant 2001 506 154 2002 508 161 2003 522 178 2004 521 180 2005 552 206 2006 544 189 Source:...

Written Answers — Health: Hospital Beds (31 Jan 2008)

Mike Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to prevent inappropriate discharges of patients into the community by (a) trust and (b) foundation hospitals; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Health: Hospital Wards: Gender (31 Jan 2008)

Andrew Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many complaints his Department received on mixed-sex accommodation in hospitals in each of the last 12 months.

Written Answers — Health: Hospitals: Cleaning Services (31 Jan 2008)

Brian Jenkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the cleanliness of hospitals contracted to South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust.

Written Answers — Health: Hospitals: Cleaning Services (31 Jan 2008)

Mark Pritchard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what measurements will be used to assess the effectiveness of the deep cleaning of hospitals in England.

Written Answers — Health: Hospitals: Independent Reconfiguration Panel (31 Jan 2008)

Richard Spring: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects to receive the recommendations of the Independent Reconfiguration Panel on hospitals in West Suffolk.

Written Answers — Health: Hospitals: Infectious Diseases (31 Jan 2008)

Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what his Department's policy is on the routine screening of NHS staff for (a) MRSA infection and (b) clostridium difficile; (2) how many cases of (a) MRSA infection and (b) clostridium difficile infection have been detected in staff working in the NHS in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Health: Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: Alcoholic Drinks (31 Jan 2008)

Graham Stuart: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many alcohol-related emergency admissions to hospitals in the Hull and East Yorkshire hospitals NHS trust area there were in each year since 1997, broken down by (a) age and (b) sex; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Health: Junior Doctors (31 Jan 2008)

Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many newly trained junior doctors have been employed in the Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the last 12 months.

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