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

Maggie Throup: As of 12 January 2022, over 83% of those aged 12 years old and over in the United Kingdom have received two doses of the vaccine, with over 90% having received one dose. Over 36 million people in the UK have received a booster or third primary dose, with every eligible adult in England aged 18 years old and over offered a booster vaccination by the target of 31 December 2021.

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

Maggie Throup: We will build on the work of existing non-statutory integrated care systems by establishing integrated care boards (ICBs) and requiring the creation of integrated care partnerships in each local system area. This will empower local health and care leaders to co-ordinate the planning and provision of services, within the National Health Service and with local authorities and deliver more...

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

Maggie Throup: The Department, NHS England and NHS Improvement and the UK Health Security Agency regularly have discussions with stakeholders on a range of issues, including the vaccine deployment programme. Currently, we do not know if there will be a need for future COVID-19 vaccination campaigns and therefore whether the COVID-19 vaccine may be delivered annually in parallel with the flu vaccine.

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

Maggie Throup: The UK Health Security Agency undertakes regular monitoring of United Kingdom and international COVID-19 genomic data. This comprises of updates on previously reported viral variants and detection of novel variants.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Plastics: Medical Equipment (20 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: We are exploring alternatives to the current tests which are also safe and effective and made of predominantly recyclable or biodegradable materials.

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

Maggie Throup: There are several ongoing studies on the immunity to COVID-19 conferred by prior infection. An assessment of long-term immunity in those who have contracted the Omicron variant will be included as evidence emerges over time. Since June 2020, the SIREN study has assessed, through serial antibody and swab testing, the protection granted by prior infection and vaccination in a large cohort of...

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

Maggie Throup: General practitioners (GPs) and hospital consultants are currently identifying eligible children and the National Health Service will contact their parents or carers. GPs will contact immunosuppressed individuals to advise that their family member is eligible for vaccination. We expect deployment to begin by the end of January 2022 with appointments offered by the NHS locally.

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

Maggie Throup: No estimate has been made as the information is not held in the format requested. However, during the week commencing 3 January 2022, 48.3% of in-person test results were received within 24 hours and 81.6% within 48 hours.

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

Maggie Throup: We have no specific plans to do so. There are now hundreds of walk-in sites and the opening hours of vaccination sites have been extended to seven days a week. General practitioners and pharmacies have also been asked to increase their provision of vaccination services, including in areas of lower uptake.

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

Maggie Throup: There is no pre-determined level of COVID-19 infections, hospitalisations or deaths. The Government monitors these metrics with a range of other health data to assess the risk to the National Health Service and the potential need for additional measures. This includes metrics such as hospital occupancy for COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients, admissions in vaccinated individuals and the rate...

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

Maggie Throup: On 7 January 2022, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) indicated that an immediate second booster dose in the most vulnerable, such as the elderly, would provide limited additional benefit against severe disease. This advice was based on evidence that vaccine effectiveness against hospitalisation due to the Omicron variant continues to be highly effective at...

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

Maggie Throup: The Government will set out further plans on managing the virus in due course.

Building Safety Bill: New Clause 3 (19 Jan 2022)

...Stafford Andrew Stephenson Jane Stevenson John Stevenson Bob Stewart Iain Stewart Gary Streeter Mel Stride Graham Stuart Julian Sturdy James Sunderland Desmond Swayne Robert Syms Derek Thomas Maggie Throup Edward Timpson Kelly Tolhurst Justin Tomlinson Michael Tomlinson Craig Tracey Anne-Marie Trevelyan Laura Trott Martin Vickers Matt Vickers Theresa Villiers Charles Walker Robin Walker...

Building Safety Bill: New Clause 3 (19 Jan 2022)

...Stafford Andrew Stephenson Jane Stevenson John Stevenson Bob Stewart Iain Stewart Gary Streeter Mel Stride Graham Stuart Julian Sturdy James Sunderland Desmond Swayne Robert Syms Derek Thomas Maggie Throup Edward Timpson Kelly Tolhurst Justin Tomlinson Michael Tomlinson Craig Tracey Anne-Marie Trevelyan Laura Trott Martin Vickers Matt Vickers Theresa Villiers Charles Walker Robin Walker...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Travel: Quarantine (19 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: We have no plans to make this assessment. There are no refunds or financial compensation available for guests who completed their quarantine period and had checked out of the managed quarantine hotel on or before 4am on 15 December. From 4pm on 15 December, guests with a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test result and those who had not yet taken a PCR test were able to depart the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Screening (19 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: The UK Health Security Agency has increased the supply of lateral flow device tests and its distribution capability. From 10 January 2022, we expect to deliver approximately seven million tests a day through GOV.UK and 90 million tests a week across the United Kingdom through all delivery channels.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Public Health: Finance (19 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: No assessment has been made. We understand that Local Authorities need certainty to plan, and local authority public health grant allocations for 2022/23 will be confirmed shortly. The public health grant for 2022/23 will be protected in real-terms, taking into account the inflation forecast set out by the Office for Budget Responsibility in October 2021.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Drugs (19 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: From the 16 December 2021, the highest risk patients in the United Kingdom can access molnupiravir, an antiviral treatment, as well as monoclonal antibody treatments from COVID Medicines Delivery Units. Patients are assessed by clinicians and offered antiviral or antibody treatments if eligible. Clinical guidance was published on 16 and 24 December 2021 for patients at the highest risk of...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Screening (19 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: Consumers requiring a refund from a private test provider should contact the provider in the first instance. The Government does not endorse, recommend or approve any private test provider. Those on the GOV.UK list have demonstrated compliance with the Government's minimum standards and may be removed on a precautionary basis pending investigation if they breach these standards. For reasons...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Screening (19 Jan 2022)

Maggie Throup: In December 2021, we delivered approximately 280 million lateral flow device (LFD) tests and we have now procured new stocks and increased delivery capacity. We expect to deliver 90 million LFD tests a week in the United Kingdom, including seven million tests a day through GOV.UK. In England, this includes approximately 12 million tests per week through pharmacies. We expect therefore that...


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