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Written Answers — Health: Maternity Services: Immigrants (1 Apr 2014)

Jane Ellison: Currently, only women who are resident in the United Kingdom on a lawful and properly settled basis for the time being, or otherwise exempt from charges under regulations such as asylum seekers and refugees, are entitled to have free access to national health service maternity services. Women resident here without permission who are not exempt from charge are chargeable for maternity...

Written Answers — Health: Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust (1 Apr 2014)

Jane Ellison: The next step in ensuring sustainability for the local health economy in Staffordshire is the development of fully aligned five-year plans. NHS England, NHS Trust Development Authority and Monitor have jointly commissioned intensive support for both commissioners and providers. The planning process will conclude this summer. NHS England intends subsequently to commission the review of...

Written Answers — Health: Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust (1 Apr 2014)

Jane Ellison: In their final report, the Trust Special Administrators recommended that Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust is dissolved as soon as possible. At this point, Stafford Hospital will be transferred to University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust (UHNS). All parties are committed to completing the dissolution and transfer as soon as possible. However, the timetable will be driven by...

Written Answers — Health: Public Health England (1 Apr 2014)

Jane Ellison: Public Health England (PHE) does not currently budget or report on the split between fixed and non-fixed costs. The following table shows the budget for last year and this year, split between day to day activity (net operating expenditure), that spent on vaccines and countermeasures, and the local authority (LA) grant, which is paid to LAs to exercise their public health duties. PHE...

Written Answers — Health: Public Health England (1 Apr 2014)

Jane Ellison: As at 31 January 2014 Public Health England employed 5,389 staff (5060,1 whole time equivalents).

Written Answers — Health: Brain: Injuries (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: The NHS Choices website provides the public with general advice on reducing the risk of concussion when participating in sport. This advice includes wearing a helmet, where appropriate, and ensuring participation is supervised by a properly qualified and trained person. However, matters concerning action to prevent concussion cases in sport would be the responsibility of the Department for...

Written Answers — Health: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: No estimate has been made of pulmonary rehabilitation services that were at full provision in the years requested as this information is not held centrally. It is for local commissioners to determine the requirements to meet the needs of their local populations. The current national chronic obstructive pulmonary disease audit will provide some information on the range and quality of...

Written Answers — Health: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: The Department did not run any specific public awareness campaigns on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 2011, 2012 or 2013. However, the Department's Marketing team spent £460,000 in financial year 2010-11, £3,160,000 in 2011-12 and £8,210,000 in 2012-13 on mass media to raise awareness of the dangers of smoking, which is one of the main causes of chronic obstructive...

Written Answers — Health: Cystic Fibrosis (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: NHS Blood and Transplant is continuing to work with transplant centres to consider practical steps within the current system which could improve patient outcomes. It continues to review the current allocation process and works with international organisations to share learning to improve processes. The Department is aware that the Cystic Fibrosis Trust published a report on 10 March...

Written Answers — Health: Drugs: Misuse (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: Education plays an important role in helping to ensure that young people are equipped with the information they need to make informed, healthy decisions and to keep themselves safe. The Talk to FRANK service provides young people in England with friendly, confidential advice and information about drugs, including ‘legal highs'/New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) and has tips on how to...

Written Answers — Health: Health Education: Food (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: Total Government expenditure on these schemes in each of the last three complete financial years is set out in the following table: £ million   2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 Healthy Start (United Kingdom) 105.3 105.2 104:9 Change4Life (England) 10 10.3 14 School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme (England) 40.5 41.3 38.3

Written Answers — Health: Health Services: Greater Manchester (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: No such assessment has been made. The Department is not aware of any ‘gaming’ of the 18 and 52 week referral to treatment targets by national health service secondary care providers in Greater Manchester. ‘Gaming' or manipulating NHS performance data is totally unacceptable. Any evidence of such practice would be investigated by the relevant NHS body as a priority and action...

Written Answers — Health: Meningitis (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: The Department and Public Health England will start negotiations with Novartis, which produces the only licensed meningitis B vaccine, as soon as possible. The first step in these negotiations will be to determine whether we can get the vaccine at a cost-effective price, as the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation is recommending. This will be a matter for negotiation with the...

Written Answers — Health: Necrotising Fasciitis (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: Necrotising Fasciitis (NF) is a rare disease caused by a number of different bacteria. We have no dedicated surveillance systems for NF and as such do not have any accurate data on numbers of cases diagnosed each year. Public Health England does have past estimates of numbers of NF cases due to group A streptococci, bacteria associated with particularly severe infection, but not in the last...

Written Answers — Health: NHS: Expenditure (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: This information is not collected in the format requested. HS England advises that it does not currently hold data on spend across the country on specialised services at hospital trust or medical specialty level. NHS England is in the process of developing a single, standard mechanism for counting, coding and analysing specialised services activity and finance data.

Written Answers — Health: NHS: Reorganisation (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: Gross reductions in administration costs over the period 2010-11 to 2012-13 are set out as follows. These are calculated on a basis consistent with the impact assessment for the Health and Social Care Bill (published in September 2011) ie the figures set aside any administrative spending on implementing the reforms.   £ million 2010-11 240 2011-12 1,341 2012-13 1,587...

Written Answers — Health: Obesity: Children (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: The proportion of children overweight in (a) Brigg and Goole constituency, (b) Yorkshire and Humber and (c) England as measured by the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) 2006-07 to 2012-13 is shown in the following table. There are no local level child obesity data prior to 2006-07 in the NCMP. There are data for England as a whole from the Health Survey for England from 1995. ...

Written Answers — Health: Organs: Donors (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: The information requested is shown in the following table. Number of people added to the NHS organ donor register in Brigg and Goole constituency in each of the calendar year from 2009 to 2013   Number 2009 1,207 2010 1,371 2011 1,202 2012 1,161 2013 1,439 Total 6,380 Source: NHS Blood and Transplant.

Written Answers — Health: Radiotherapy (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: “Improving Outcomes: A Strategy for Cancer”, published on 12 January 2011, set out our commitment to expand radiotherapy services by investing over £150 million in additional funding up to 2014-15 through recurrent revenue allocations to primary care trusts and was not ring-fenced for specific purposes. With regard to the additional £42 million allocated for improving...

Written Answers — Health: Respiratory Syncytial Virus (31 Mar 2014)

Jane Ellison: Data on the number of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) immunisations given in the last 12 months are not available centrally. Guidance on the RSV immunisation and on its use is detailed in the publication, Immunisation against Infectious Diseases, also referred to as the ‘Green Book'. This is available via the Public Health England area of the website, or...

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