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Gillian Keegan

Conservative MP for Chichester (9 Jun 2017 – current)


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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Career Development (14 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: Evidence conducted by the sector shows that access to training and development can have a positive impact on recruitment and retention. Research undertaken by Skills for Care last year found that providing training reduces care worker turnover from 37% to 29%. To help raise career prospects in social care, the Government announced new investment of at least £500 million in new workforce...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services (14 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: The Government’s plan for health and social care, announced on 7 September, recognised the important role of housing in providing care and support to people in the community. There is clear evidence that the right housing arrangements can deliver improved outcomes and meet people’s preferences to remain in their own home. We will invest in supported housing, including housing-with-care,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Home Care Services (14 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: The Government’s plan for health and social care, announced on 7 September, recognised the important role of housing in providing care and support to people in the community. There is clear evidence that the right housing arrangements can deliver improved outcomes and meet people’s preferences to remain in their own home. We will invest in supported housing, including housing-with-care,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Special Educational Needs (14 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: We are working with the Department for Education and NHS England and NHS Improvement to improve the provision of health and care services for disabled children. Children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) who require additional provision will receive an Education Health and Care (EHC) plan assessment. The SEND Regulations 2014 make clear that local authorities must complete...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Disability: Children (14 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: We are working with the Department for Education and NHS England and NHS Improvement to improve the provision and effectiveness of health services for disabled children. To tackle the elective backlog as part of COVID-19 recovery, an additional £1 billion this year and £8 billion over the next three years has been allocated to reduce waiting times for patients, including disabled children....

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: The company iProov does not provide a vaccine passport service and therefore no technical specification exists that could be shared. In addition, their service does not compare facial data. It scans a user-submitted photograph in real-time, as part of identity checks when registering to use NHS Login to gain access to health records or personal information. NHS Login, under strict controls,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services and Social Services: Liability (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Mental Health Safety Improvement programme focuses on improving patient safety for those who use inpatient mental health and learning disability services. This work brings together individuals and organisations concerned with safer care and improved outcomes in mental health. We are consulting on new duties to ensure the adequate supply of community...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Vulnerable Adults (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: We work collaboratively with leaders in local government to support sector-led improvement in safeguarding practice and fund the Care and Health Improvement Programme. We have supported experts including the Social Care Institute for Excellence to provide information and resources on safeguarding. The Health and Care Bill will introduce a new duty for the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Health and Social Care Levy (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: The NHS Long Term Plan reiterated our commitment to achieving parity of esteem between mental and physical health, including through maintaining the Mental Health Investment Standard. Further details on how the Health and Social Care Levy will be allocated will be set out in due course.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Chronic Illnesses: Mental Health Services (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: NHS England commissions specialised neurological care for people with Parkinson’s and has stated that such care should include access to psychologists to manage symptoms like anxiety and depression. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s best practice for the management of long term conditions includes how mental health professionals should be involved, where appropriate.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Chronic Illnesses: Mental Health Services (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: The National Health Service recognises that two thirds of people with a common mental health problem also have a long term physical health condition. Integrating Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services with physical health services can provide better support and achieve better outcomes. The priorities for developing IAPT - Long Term Conditions services have been...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: Operational Pressures Escalation Levels (OPEL) is a method used by the National Health Service to measure the stress, demand and pressure a hospital is under rather than social care systems. Care Quality Commission-registered care homes and home care providers in the adult social care sector are monitored through the Capacity Tracker which collects data on workforce, personal protective...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Task Forces (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: We are engaging closely with the sector and a range of stakeholders to consider the merits of different models, including proposals for a cross-Government taskforce.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Eating Disorders: Mental Health Services (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: In 2019/20, NHS England and NHS Improvement funded a pilot project to improve access, assessment and treatment for children presenting with Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). Learning from this pilot has been disseminated to community eating disorder teams in England. In 2020, NHS England and NHS Improvement commissioned the research charity Autistica to produce an ‘ARFID...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Eating Disorders: Mental Health Services (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: We have established the first waiting time standard to improve access to treatment for children and young people in need of eating disorder treatment in England, including avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, to allow 95% to start treatment within one week if urgent and within four weeks if routine. However, it is not possible to separately identify the different types of eating...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hyperactivity: Mental Health Services (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: We have no plans to do so. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence do not recommend a maximum waiting time standard from referral for an assessment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder to the point of diagnosis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Mental Health and Suicide (11 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: We continually monitor the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had on the mental health of children and young people as new evidence becomes available. There has been no rise in the number of registered suicides in England in 2020 compared to previous years, including amongst under 25 year olds, based on the latest available data. However, it remains too early to understand the full...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Vacancies (1 Oct 2021)

Gillian Keegan: A national recruitment campaign for adult social care will be launched in the autumn. We are also providing free and fast-track disclosure and barring service checks for staff recruited in response to the pandemic and promoting of adult social care careers in Job Centres. We will invest at least £500 million across three years in social care workforce professionalisation and development,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Home Care Services (29 Sep 2021)

Gillian Keegan: The Service Continuity and Care Market Review took the form of all local authorities carrying out a self-assessment in autumn 2020, to ascertain the risk to the continuity of care across all adult social care markets in England over the winter to the end of March 2021. We are unable to provide the content of these self-assessments as they are commercially sensitive and the disclosure of...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Carers and Social Services: Advocacy (29 Sep 2021)

Gillian Keegan: The information requested is not held centrally.


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