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Northern Ireland Assembly: Members' Statements: Diabetes Week (10 Jun 2024)

Stewart Dickson: ...test to check their HbA1C for average blood sugar and cholesterol levels; a urine sample to check how well their kidneys are working; their weight and blood pressure measured; and help to stop smoking if that is applicable. Every two years, everyone with diabetes should have an eye and foot check. Frustratingly, with no national diabetic audit in Northern Ireland, it is difficult to assess...

9. Short Debate: Dis-jointed care: Tackling joint and bone health in Wales ( 5 Jun 2024)

Altaf Hussain: ...osteoporosis. There's a great number of interventions we can take to lower our risk of joint disease, fractures and the resulting premature deaths, which cost little or are even free. We can stop smoking and drinking too much alcohol. Research shows that both smoking and regularly drinking too much alcohol can lead to bone loss and increase the risk of breaking a bone. If you have smoked...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Members' Statements: Casement Park Redevelopment — Limavady Town Centre Fire, May 2024 ( 3 Jun 2024)

Alan Robinson: ...from that street, so it saddens me to see the damage that has been caused to that corner of our town centre. When I arrived on Thursday evening and saw the centre of Limavady ablaze, with black smoke billowing across the stunning Roe valley, it brought back memories of terrorist campaigns, the hallmark of which were town-centre explosions, of the 1970s and 1980s. Had it not been for the...

Valedictory Debate (24 May 2024)

Bob Neill: ...They are like a second family. I, too, thank all the members of staff of the Commons, at every level, from the Doorkeepers right the way around. All of you have been magnificent. I do hope that the Smoking Room will remain financially viable when I have gone. I shall always miss all of you. The final thank-yous are to my family: to Anne-Louise, who has always been there for me—now it is...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse (24 May 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: NHS England holds several data sources covering alcohol use for people aged under 18 years old, including the Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use among Young People survey. This data is collected every two years, and the next survey report is due Autumn 2024, and will include 2023 survey data. The guidance from England’s Chief Medical Officer for healthcare professionals is clear, an...

Media Bill - Report and Third Reading: Amendment 11 (23 May 2024)

Lord Lipsey: .... The people could have been given another chance to express a view on whatever is in the Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem manifestos, but instead this tag-end of a Government—going down their smoke-rising hole and out of the people’s memory, thank goodness—are still able to make decisions on this. I really am sorry that my noble friend Lord Bassam, who knows what a great admirer of...

Business of the House (23 May 2024)

Lucy Powell: ...will only get worse for him. His abrupt Dissolution of Parliament means that he will start the campaign by leaving many Government commitments and Bills up in the air or in the bin. His pledge on a smoke-free generation, plans for a football regulator, promises to renters and leaseholders and protections for our broadcasters are now all at risk. I am pleased that very important commitments...

NHS (23 May 2024)

Steve Brine: ...is the new cure, so throughout the general election campaign and from here on as she continues as Health Secretary, will she please bang on remorselessly about the big drivers of ill health—smoking, alcohol addiction, obesity, poor housing and bad diet—because, remember, we can only protect the NHS if we are a healthier society?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (23 May 2024)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: To ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with (1) the British Medical Association, and (2) other health organisations, concerning the proposed generational ban on smoking.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (23 May 2024)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the health benefits of the proposed generational ban on smoking.

Victims and Prisoners Bill - Report (4th Day): Amendment 121A (21 May 2024)

...under section 22 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006;(g) the Scottish Ministers;(h) a person who has at any time been appointed by the Scottish Ministers under section 28(4)(d) of the Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 13) to manage a scheme under that section;(i) the Department of Health in Northern Ireland;(j) the Regional Business Services Organisation...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Tobacco and Vapes Bill: Legislative Consent Motion (21 May 2024)

Robin Swann: ...has been talked about — the Committee Chair talked about it — is supported by the comprehensive action plan, which includes educational initiatives in schools. There is also, however, a stop smoking and vaping pilot service in schools in the south eastern area. The PHA is exploring models for supporting smoking cessation in disadvantaged communities, and there is continued investment...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Electronic Cigarettes (21 May 2024)

Rachael Maskell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of ending the use of vapes for smoking cessation.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (21 May 2024)

Rachael Maskell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether she has made an estimate of the number of people who start smoking tobacco as a result of using vapes.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Nicotine Replacement Therapy (21 May 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: When accompanied by behavioural support, nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) has proven to be effective for smoking cessation, including for adolescents, although to a lesser degree. Since 2008, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommends prescribing slow acting NRTs, such as patches and gum, for young smokers aged 12 to 17 years old, combined with behavioural support....

Written Answers — Department for Education: Electronic Cigarettes: Health Education (21 May 2024)

Damian Hinds: ...the subjects should cover, already states that in primary and secondary school, pupils should be taught the facts about legal and illegal harmful substances and associated risks. This includes smoking, alcohol use and drug taking, as well as supplements drug education which is part of the National Curriculum for Key Stages 2 and 3 science. To support schools to deliver this content...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (20 May 2024)

Alexander Stafford: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if she will make an estimate of the number of hospital admissions for issues related to pipe smoking in the last (a) 12 months, (b) five years and (c) 20 years.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Tobacco and Vapes Bill (20 May 2024)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: To ask His Majesty's Government what data they collected on other countries that have restricted smoking when drafting the Tobacco and Vapes Bill.

Backbench Business: Inequalities in Dementia Services — [Christina Rees in the Chair] (16 May 2024)

Debbie Abrahams: ...number of recommendations were made around that. We know that there are 12 modifiable risk factors associated with dementia, and the report focused on action around reducing air pollution, lowering smoking rates, healthy eating, tackling higher blood pressure and identifying and treating hearing loss. Returning to our APPG inquiry, we received input from more than 2,300 people and I thank...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Alcoholic Drinks and Smoking: Health Services (16 May 2024)

Andrew Bridgen: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if she will make an estimate of the cost to the public purse of treating (a) smoking related illnesses and (b) alcohol related illnesses in the last 12 months.


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