Results 2021–2040 of 3701 for maggie throup

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Travel: Quarantine (27 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: There is now a single ‘red list’ of countries. The rules for travel from countries and territories not on the ‘red list’ is dependent on the individual’s vaccination status. Those who are fully vaccinated with a mixed doses of one of the four vaccines authorised for supply in the United Kingdom arriving from countries and territories currently approved for relaxed inbound travel...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (27 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: As part of the development of the new Tobacco Control Plan we are exploring a broad range of policies and regulatory measures to support our bold ambition to be smoke-free by 2030. These will be set out at a later date.

Judicial Review and Courts Bill (26 Oct 2021)

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Public Health Funding: Bexley (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Edward. I thank my right hon. Friend the Member for Bexleyheath and Crayford (Sir David Evennett) for raising the important issue of public health. I was delighted to hear of the many measures his local council is already taking on this issue. This debate has provided an opportunity to clarify an often misunderstood position about how...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vitamin D (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: No assessment has been made. Last year, 2.7 million vulnerable individuals were offered a free vitamin D supply by the Government. The provision of free vitamin D supplements was undertaken to support those that were shielding or were living in care homes, as they were more likely to have remained indoors in spring and summer. However, the shielding programme has now concluded in England.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: Whilst the Department is not aware of any guidelines for interpreting Article 5.3 of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), there are implementation guidelines. These guidelines were developed in 2008 through wide consultative and inter-governmental processes. Our assessment is that they provide useful guidance in supporting countries to meet...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Contact Tracing (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: We have no plans to do so. NHS Test and Trace and local authorities work within a joint framework focused on preventing, identifying and managing local outbreaks and engaging with local communities to support effective testing, contact tracing and self-isolation. Within this framework, local Directors of Public Health and public health teams have control through community-led testing,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Kidney Diseases: Coronavirus (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Department of Health and Social Care: Departmental Responsibilities (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: I am the Minister responsible for child health policy while my hon. Friend the Minister of State for Care and Mental Health (Gillian Keegan MP) leads on the Department’s policy responsibilities on special educational needs and disabilities.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: Vaccinators at vaccine sites have received the appropriate training to make sure everyone feels safe. The process is overseen by clinicians who if required would be able to provide further assistance. We recommend that individuals with a needle phobia contact the vaccination centre directly prior to attendance to determine what mitigations they have for relevant patients and if any special...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: Since 30 September a pilot has been in place for overseas vaccinations to be recorded in the National Immunisation Management Service (NIMS). The pilot involved three vaccination sites in England with further locations available since 11 October. By the end of October, there will be one vaccination site in every region in England offering this service. Subject to the pilot’s findings, this...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: Individuals, including United Kingdom nationals living overseas, vaccinated in over 100 countries and territories who have had a full course of the Oxford/AstraZeneca, Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna or Janssen vaccines from a relevant public health body are now recognised in the same way as returning fully vaccinated UK residents if they have not visited a ‘red list’ country or territory in the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Public Health: Leeds (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: The information requested is shown in the attached table. The Public Health Grant was created in 2015. The value of the Grant in 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 is therefore not directly comparable to subsequent years, as responsibility and funding for 0 to five year olds public health services was transferred from the National Health Service to local government from 1 October 2015. Leeds City...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Food: Advertising (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: The restrictions on advertising for products high in fat, salt and sugar are designed to incentivise manufacturers to reformulate their products so they become healthier. This policy will apply to a selected list of product categories taken from Public Health England’s sugar and calorie reduction programme and the soft drinks industry levy. The 2004/2005 Nutrient Profiling Model (NPM) must...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Genito-urinary Medicine (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: No national assessment has been made. The Government has mandated local authorities to commission comprehensive open access sexual health services through the Public Health Grant. It is for individual local authorities to decide their spending priorities based on an assessment of local need, taking account of their statutory duties.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Contact Tracing (26 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: No specific assessment has been made. As of 19 July 2021, schools are no longer required to conduct contact tracing. As with positive cases in other settings, NHS Test and Trace now identify the close contacts of that individual. Schools may be contacted by local teams in exceptional cases to assist with identifying close contacts, as with managing other infectious diseases.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (25 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: No such estimate has been made. Since 30 September, a pilot process has been in place for overseas vaccinations to be recorded in NIMS and for some of these to be surfaced through the COVID Pass. This process is a proactive outreach model run by the Vaccine Data Resolution Service who contact patients with overseas vaccinations in their health records. They are invited to book a slot in a...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Testing (25 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: The cost of the testing packages was formulated to ensure public sector pricing was at the approximate mid-point of the private sector market. Since the requirements were introduced for international travel testing, the costs have fallen significantly. We have now made tests available around the market mid-point to ensure testing is available at an appropriate cost.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Ivermectin (25 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: The Department continues to closely monitor the evidence on ivermectin as a treatment for COVID-19 from clinical trials taking place worldwide. On 23 June 2021, ivermectin was entered into the University of Oxford’s United Kingdom PRINCIPLE clinical trial as a potential treatment for COVID-19 in the community. We await the outcome from this trial early next year.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Screening (25 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: Genomic sequencing will continue to be part of our border measures to identify new variants. From 24 October anyone fully vaccinated who tests positive on an lateral flow test must self-isolate and take a confirmatory polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, which will be sent for genomic sequencing. Those who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or whose vaccines are not recognised by the...


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