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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: Currently, 17 vaccination centres are capable of recording overseas vaccinations in the National Immunisation Management Service. There is at least one site in each of the seven National Health Service regions. The number of vaccination centres offering this service in England has been limited due to the rapid expansion of the booster programme. However, a further 13 new sites have been...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: The information is not available in the format requested.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Disease Control (20 Jan 2022)

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: Coronavirus: Death (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: This information is not held in the format requested. To 29 December 2021, there were 981 confirmed cases of the Omicron variant which were hospitalised and 75 deaths. As Omicron is now the dominant strain in England, as of 1 January 2022 these statistics are no longer reported separately.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Travel (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: COVID-19 recovery certificates for United Kingdom citizens can be obtained 10 days after a positive polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test demonstrating recovery from infection within the previous 180 days. The certificates are already available for those aged 16 years old and over in the digital NHS COVID Pass for travel via the NHS App and NHS.UK. A digital solution to allow those aged 12...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: Robust mitigations have been put in place to reduce wastage. Stock levels have been closely monitored at a regional, system and site level with deliveries adjusted accordingly. This includes keeping stock back in the supply chain and encouraging sites to reallocate stock at a local level, rather than draw from central stores. Vaccine deliveries have been carefully managed in line with site...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Research (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: There are several studies currently looking at immunity to COVID-19, including the retention of antibodies conferred by prior infection. These include the SIREN study, the Easter6 project and the Vivaldi study. Since June 2020, the SIREN study has assessed protection granted by prior infection and vaccination in a large cohort of healthcare workers, through serial antibody and swab testing....

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Drugs (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: The Department does not hold this information.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Disease Control (20 Jan 2022)

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: Coronavirus: Screening (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has done so on 12 occasions. The UKHSA has also engaged with regulatory bodies to ensure private providers undertake corrective action without pursuing legal action.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (20 Jan 2022)

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: Learning Disabilities: Coronavirus (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: NHS England and NHS Improvement have worked with the UK Health Security Agency, local authorities and voluntary sector partners to ensure the delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations to people with a learning disability and autism. Advice, training and guidance has been provided to all vaccination sites to consider communication and access needs for individuals and their families. Primary Care...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: NHS England and NHS Improvement are in regular contact with groups representing people in at risk groups to provide the latest information on booster vaccinations. The current guidance is available at the following link: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/people-at -higher-risk/who-is-at-high-risk-from-coronavirus/ NHS England and NHS Improvement also provide information...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: From January to June 2020, the Department was not notified of any abortions in England and Wales where one or both medical abortion pills were taken at home at 24 weeks gestation or above. The Department was also not notified of any abortions where one or both medical abortion pills were taken at home at 28 weeks gestation for residents of England and Wales, from January to June 2020. This...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Screening (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: We provide a range of testing instructions in accessible formats and we are procuring lateral flow device (LFD) test kits which are easier to administer, based on feedback from users. Those who are unable to self-administer nine LFD tests unaided can access guidance from a trained operative at asymptomatic test sites located in many towns and cities. Following a successful pilot conducted...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Contact Tracing (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: We continue to work with Directors of Public Health and local authority tracing teams across England. This includes the regular sharing of contact tracing data and discussions on local outbreak management plans to reduce COVID-19 infection rates. These arrangements are formalised within a local trace operations standard operating procedure, which includes a data sharing agreement. Information...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has not made this assessment. The UKHSA provides guidance on immunisation techniques in Chapter Four of the Green Book, which follows available evidence and international recommendations for the administration of vaccines. This is reviewed and updated regularly by the UKHSA and states that it is not necessary to aspirate the syringe after the needle is...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Screening (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: In 2021/22, £15 billion was allocated for test, trace and isolate activities. Of this, approximately £11.26 billion relates to testing, including polymerase chain reaction and lateral flow device testing and associated costs. The number of self-testing kits used each day is not held centrally as some tests are likely to be unregistered.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hospitals: Coronavirus (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: Measures including the mandatory use of face masks in most public indoor venues, the requirement to display the NHS COVID Pass in specific settings and advice to work from home where possible, will help to reduce the spread of the Omicron variant and pressure on the National Health Service. The booster vaccination campaign continues which will provide additional protection against...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Disease Control (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: We have secured early access to 453.5 million vaccines doses through supply agreements with six vaccine developers and signed contracts to buy a further 4.98 million courses of antiviral treatments. The highest risk patients in the United Kingdom are already able to access molnupiravir, an antiviral treatment, as well as monoclonal antibody treatments from COVID Medicines Delivery Units. In...


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