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Results 1861–1880 of 2000 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lord Warner

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS Direct: Digital Television Service (16 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: As part of a programme to expand the range of services offered by NHS Direct, work has begun to develop and run an NHS Direct information service across all digital TV platforms in England. This service will complement the existing NHS Direct services accessed via the telephone, the Internet and at electronic information points. The development of the service by the Department of Health...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Alcohol Advertising (16 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The Prime Minister's Strategy Unit, in close collaboration with other government departments, including the Department of Health, is currently developing the national alcohol harm reduction strategy. The Strategy Unit is due to publish an interim analysis paper in the summer. The final report, which will set out the cross-governmental alcohol harm reduction strategy, is planned for...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Euthanasia (16 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The Government are aware of a wide range of views on the subject of euthanasia, ranging from those for whom any form of euthanasia is abhorrent to those who believe that there is a need to allow assisted suicide and euthanasia in very limited and carefully regulated situations in which traditional palliative care is unable to bring relief to self-selected individuals. The Government have no...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Medical Devices: Fire Safety (16 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: Products placed on the market as medical devices must meet the requirements, including those related to flammability, of the Medical Devices Directive (transposed in the United Kingdom by the Medical Devices Regulations 2002).

Written Answers — House of Lords: Medical Devices Agency: Annual Report (16 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The 2002–03 report and accounts of the Medical Devices Agency have today been laid before the House of Commons pursuant to Section 7 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000. Copies have been placed in the Library.

Written Answers — House of Lords: CJD Surveillance Unit: Annual Report (16 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The national Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease surveillance unit's 11th annual report has been published today. The report documents the unit's findings in relation to sporadic, familial and iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), and also variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), up to 31 January 2003. Copies have been placed in the Library, and are also available on the unit's web site at...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Clinical Trials Directive (16 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The United Kingdom's implementing regulations to transpose the Clinical Trials Directive into domestic law will not be laid before Parliament until after 14 October 2003 when Parliament is due to reconvene. Member states are required to fully implement the directive by 1 May 2004. Copies of this statement have been placed in the Library.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency: Annual Report (16 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The National Health Service Purchasing and Supply Agency's annual report and accounts 2002–03 have today been laid before the House of Commons pursuant to Section 7 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000. Copies have been placed in the Library.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS Estates Executive Agency: Annual Report (16 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: We have received the report and copies have today been laid in accordance with the requirements of Section 5 of the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921. Copies have also been placed in the Library.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Post Mortem Removal of Organs: Report into case of Mr Cyril Mark Isaacs (15 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The Government are publishing today their response to the Isaacs report, which followed an investigation by Her Majesty's Inspector of Anatomy, Dr Jeremy Metters CB. We advised the House about the publication of the Isaacs report on 12 May. The inspector's report addressed the case of the late Mr Cyril Mark Isaacs and the retention of his brain for research purposes following a coroner's...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Medicines Commission and Medicines Act Advisory Bodies: Annual Report 2002 (15 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: We have received the annual report of the Medicines Commission for 2002, which has been laid before Parliament today in accordance with the requirements of Section 5(2) of the Medicines Act 1968. Bound volumes have been placed in the Library containing the 2002 reports of the Medicines Commission, the Committee on Safety of Medicines, the Advisory Board on the Registration of Homoeopathic...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Medicines Control Agency: Annual Report and Accounts 2002–03 (15 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: We have received the annual report and accounts of the Medicines Control Agency for 2002–03 which has been laid before Parliament today in accordance with the requirements of Sections 5(2) and 5(3) of the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921. Copies have also been placed in the Library.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Meat Hygiene Service: Annual Report and Accounts 2002–03 (14 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The 2002–03 annual report and accounts for the Meat Hygiene Service was laid before Parliament today. Copies will be placed in the Library, but formal printing and publication will not occur for another six to eight weeks, pending preparation of a version in Welsh as required by the Welsh Language Act.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Department of Health: Annual Report 2003 (11 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The Department of Health's annual report for 2003, Cm 5904, has been published today. Copies have been placed in the Library.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Healthcare Workers: Smallpox Immunisation (9 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: We anticipate that up to 93 per cent of healthcare workers will be medical doctors or nurses.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS: Specialised Commissioning (9 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: Primary care trusts commission healthcare services for their local populations including specialised services on the basis of national imperatives such as the National Institute for Clinical Excellence appraisals, and priorities according to local needs and evidence of clinical and cost effectiveness. Specialised services are often purchased by consortia which will consider issues of access...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Water Fluoridation (9 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: Yes, the surveys the British Fluoridation Society commissioned were conducted by reputable opinion poll research groups. The results will be reliable within the parameters set for the conduct of such surveys.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Water Fluoridation (9 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The report A systematic review of water fluoridation, published in September 2000 from the National Health Service Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York, concludes in Section 12.4 that, "The best available evidence on the association of water fluoridation and bone fractures . . . show(s) no association. Similarly, the best available evidence on the association of...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Food Supplements (8 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The United Kingdom is obliged to implement the provisions of Directive 2002/46/EC into national legislation. The conclusions of the regulatory impact assessment undertaken in relation to the Food Supplements (England) Regulations 2003 were that making the regulations was the best option available. Doing so allowed the UK to fulfil its Community obligation to implement the provisions of the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Food Supplements (8 Jul 2003)

Lord Warner: The list of permitted nutrients in Schedule 1 to the Food Supplements (England) Regulations 2003 is drawn directly from the list of permitted vitamins and minerals in Annex I to the Food Supplements Directive. This list was drawn directly from established lists in existing Community food legislation. The list of permitted vitamins/minerals and vitamin/mineral sources in Annexes I and II to...


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