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Results 1801–1820 of 2000 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lord Warner

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nutrient Safety (10 Nov 2003)

Lord Warner: The Food Standards Agency has been in regular dialogue with stakeholders. This has included meeting manufacturers' associations and other stakeholders to advise on the requirements for submission of dossiers on nutrient sources to European Food Safety Authority, and advising, where requested, on the types of research needed to fill data gaps on the safety of individual vitamins and minerals.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Science and Technology Select Committee Report on Fighting Infection: Government Response (7 Nov 2003)

Lord Warner: The Government have today published their response to the report of the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology, entitled Fighting Infection. Copies of the response (Cm 6012) have been placed in the Library.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS Hospitals: Clinical Research Support (6 Nov 2003)

Lord Warner: Issues about future support for clinical research have been raised in the recent report from the Academy of Medical Sciences, Strengthening Clinical Research, and also in a report to government from the Biosciences Innovation and Growth Team to be launched later this month. The Government will be considering their response to both reports.

Written Answers — House of Lords: SchlumbergerSema (5 Nov 2003)

Lord Warner: Information about local contracts let by National Health Service organisations is not held centrally where there is no need for departmental approval. The Department of Health, on behalf of the NHS, has awarded the following contracts to SchlumbergerSema: (i) The England-wide National Electronic Booking System. The contract was awarded in October 2003 and is due to run over five years, with a...

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS Expenditure Per Head of Population (5 Nov 2003)

Lord Warner: The table shows total net National Health Service expenditure per head of population for the period 1991–92 to 2002–03 in England and in the United Kingdom. Figures for Wales and Scotland are the responsibility of the devolved administrations. Spend per head (1, 2, 3) Year England United Kingdom £ £ 1991–92 530 550 1992–93 580 600 1993–94 600 620 ...

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS Expenditure Per Head of Population (5 Nov 2003)

Lord Warner: The table shows planned total net National Health Service expenditure per head of population in England and in the United Kingdom for the period 2003–04 to 2005–06. Expenditure per head figures for Wales and Scotland are the responsibility of the devolved administrations. Year Spend per head(1)(2) England United Kingdom 2003–04 1,240 1.270 2004–05 1,360 1.390 ...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Haemophilia Patients: vCJD Blood Donors (3 Nov 2003)

Lord Warner: We do not have any plans to collect this information. Any such collection would raise difficult issues over patient confidentiality.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Committee on Safety of Medicines: Membership of Vaccines Subgroup (3 Nov 2003)

Lord Warner: The membership of the vaccines subgroup of the Committee on Safety of Medicines (CSM) is detailed as follows: Membership of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Biologicals Sub-committee and the Vaccines Working Group 10 February 2003 Professor Gordon W Duff Professor Deborah Ashby Professor Derek H Calam Dr Michael Corbel Dr Stephen C Inglis Professor Donald J Jeffries Dr Elizabeth Miller...

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS Medical Records (30 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: Patients do not have any legal rights of ownership to the medical records held by the National Health Service but they do have certain rights of access to those records.

Written Answers — House of Lords: SchlumbergerSema (29 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: It is for SchlumbergerSema to decide if the medical examiners they employ should be medically qualified and registered with the General Medical Council (GMC). The GMC provides guidance on the duties of a doctor registered with them, and makes it clear that serious or persistent failure to meet these standards may put their registration at risk.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS: Complaints about Length of Treatment (28 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: The Department of Health does not hold letters on individual complaints made by patients or their families, most of which are handled by the National Health Service locally. Upwards of 1,000 letters have been received by the department in the past two years that concern these matters. Among these were four instances of families commenting on their personal experiences of treatment being, in...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (28 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: The forward work plan of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition includes a review of dietary reference values for nutrients. The approach that the committee will adopt to reassess dietary reference values for each nutrient is yet to be considered. All papers relating to the work of the committee are made public on the committee's website: www.sacn.gov.uk

Written Answers — House of Lords: National Mental Health Partnership (28 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: Management of issues such as this are a matter for individual trusts. However, we are aware that the National Mental Health Partnership does some excellent work and we are told that chief executives and the services for which they are responsible derive considerable benefit from membership.

Written Answers — House of Lords: National Mental Health Partnership (28 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: The Department of Health does not currently provide any funding for the National Mental Health Partnership.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Photodynamic Therapy (23 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: In reviewing the final appraisal determination, the National Institute for Clinical Excellence's guidance executive also considered whether there were grounds for advising the Department of Health to vary the three-month direction. It considered there were grounds to do so on this occasion. We are not delaying implementation of the NICE guidance on photodynamic therapy (PDT) for nine months....

Written Answers — House of Lords: Long-Stay Hospitals (23 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: We do not believe that it is right for people with learning disabilities to live in National Health Service hospital accommodation on a long-term basis. One of the objectives in the White Paper Valuing People: A New Strategy for Learning Disability for the 21st Century (March 2001), which contains our proposals for improving services for people with learning disabilities, their families and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (23 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency is working on its forward plans, including staffing.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (23 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: The Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC came into force on 14 June 1998 and provides the framework for regulation of medical devices across the European Union. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, as UK competent authority under these regulations, is responsible for ensuring that the provisions of the directive are met.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (23 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: There were 660 permanent staff employed and, additionally, 49 staff on shorter contracts.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Medical Devices Agency and Medicines Control Agency (23 Oct 2003)

Lord Warner: There was an average number of 414 staff employed in the Medicines Control Agency and 136 in the Medical Devices Agency during the financial year 1996–97.


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