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Results 1–20 of 50 for dementia in the 'Written Ministerial Statements'

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Dementia (26 Mar 2012)

Andrew Lansley: Today, the Prime Minister launches his challenge on dementia to tackle one of the most important issues we face arising from an ageing population. The challenge sets out the Government’s ambition to increase diagnosis rates, raise awareness and understanding and to strengthen substantially our research efforts. Dementia is one of the biggest challenges we face as a society and we are...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: National Dementia Strategy (3 Feb 2009)

Alan Johnson: "Living Well with Dementia—a National Dementia Strategy", which is being published today, sets out the Government's vision for the transformation of dementia services. The launch of "Living Well with Dementia—a National Dementia Strategy" marks the start of an important journey of improving dementia services which will involve both the NHS and social care in England. The strategy has...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: G8 Dementia Summit (11 Dec 2013)

Jeremy Hunt: A Health Ministers summit of the Group of Eight was held in London today. The summit identified and agreed a new international approach to dementia research, to help break down barriers within and between companies, researchers and clinicians and secure a new level of co-operation needed to reach shared goals faster than nations acting alone. The following items were on the agenda for...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: National Dementia Strategy (11 Oct 2010)

Paul Burstow: The Government published a new outcomes focused implementation plan for the National Dementia Strategy on 28 September 2010. "Quality outcomes for people with dementia: building on the work of the National Dementia Strategy" has been placed in the Library and copies are available to hon. Members in the Vote Office. The document is also available electronically at:...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Health: Dementia (11 Dec 2013)

Earl Howe: ...) has made the following written ministerial statement. A Health Ministers Summit of the Group of Eight was held in London today. The summit identified and agreed a new international approach to dementia research, to help break down barriers within and between companies, researchers and clinicians and secure a new level of cooperation needed to reach shared goals faster than nations acting...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Dementia Funding (25 Oct 2012)

Jeremy Hunt: I am announcing a £50 million capital funding in 2013-14 for the NHS and local authorities to work with providers to create care environments to help people with dementia live well with the condition. Dementia is one of the biggest challenges we face as a society as our population ages and we are determined to transform the quality of dementia care for patients and their families. In March,...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Dementia Care (19 Jun 2008)

Ivan Lewis: Today the Government is publishing "Transforming the Quality of Dementia Care: Consultation on a National Dementia Strategy". In August 2007 I announced a programme of work to develop the first national dementia strategy for England. This document is to stimulate debate on how we can develop the final strategy and ensure a better life in the future for people affected by dementia. This...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Anti-Psychotic Drugs (Dementia) (12 Nov 2009)

Phil Hope: The Government have today published an independent clinical report by Professor Sube Banerjee, into the prescribing of anti-psychotic drugs to people with dementia, together with a Government response to the report. The report was commissioned by the Government in recognition of widespread concern about the over-prescription of these drugs, and as part of the priority being given to improving...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Health Council: 7 December 2015 (17 Dec 2015)

Jane Ellison: ...State for Public Health, represented the UK. Member States adopted Council conclusions on the reduction of alcohol-related harm, personalised medicine for patients, supporting people living with dementia and lessons learned from the Ebola outbreak. A number of Member States called on the European Commission to commit to a new EU Alcohol Strategy. The UK recognised the huge pressure on...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Departmental Contingent Liability Notification (Dementia Discovery Fund) (17 Dec 2015)

Jane Ellison: A minute had been laid before Parliament regarding the Department of Health’s £15m investment into the Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF) and specifically in relation to incurring a contingent liability. A copy of the minute is attached. The DDF was publicly announced on 21 October and is an investment fund that currently stands at $100million for the discovery of new approaches to dementia...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Personal Expenses Allowance (27 Jan 2009)

Phil Hope: ...undertaken, so far, to achieve this includes: the dignity in care campaign, to make compassion in care one of the core values of the NHS and social care; work to develop the first ever national dementia strategy, to improve awareness and diagnosis of dementia and improve the quality of care for people with dementia; the "No Secrets" consultation about how society enables adults to be safe...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Direct Payments for Health Care (28 Jun 2010)

Paul Burstow: ..., and mental health Central London (joint bid from Hammersmith and Fulham PCT, Kensington and Chelsea PCT and Westminster PCT) Continuing health care, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, dementia, diabetes, and mental health Islington PCT Continuing health care (in limited circumstances, with expansion subject to further approval) Merseyside (Joint bid from Knowsley PCT,...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Government Interim response to the Law Commission report on Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty (30 Oct 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...’s interim response to the Law Commission’s report on Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty, a copy of which is attached. In England, around 2 million people with conditions such as dementia, learning disability or an acquired brain injury may be unable to always make decisions about their care or treatment, including where they live, because they lack mental capacity. In 2007,...

Written Ministerial Statements — Leader of the House: Topical Debates (14 Jul 2008)

Harriet Harman: ...such requests are not included. Week commencing 21 April Biofuels (letter) Week commencing 28 April Occupational health and safety (telephone) Prescription of antipsychotic drugs to people with dementia in care homes (letter) Week commencing 12 May Two requests for Anti-Semitism (email) Trade relations with Cuba (letter) Week commencing 19 May House of Commons Freedom of Information...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Informal Health Council (8 May 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...Points were made on the advantages of investing in health prevention, health indicators and using medicines more cost effectively. The UK intervention highlighted the importance of taking action on dementia, the need to focus on prevention, and other measures taken in the UK to ensure the best use of resources, while stressing that matters such as health technology assessment are issues of...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Health Council (26 Jun 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...procure vaccines in the future, if we choose to exercise this. Italy presented their broad priorities for their presidency which begins on 1 July 2014. These cover a range of areas including dementia and anti-microbial resistance (AMR).

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: EU: Health Council (8 May 2014)

Earl Howe: ...Points were made on the advantages of investing in health prevention, health indicators and using medicines more cost effectively. The UK intervention highlighted the importance of taking action on dementia, the need to focus on prevention, and other measures taken in the UK to ensure the best use of resources, whilst stressing that matters such as health technology assessment are issues...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs (EPSCO) Council in Brussels: 7 December 2015 (3 Dec 2015)

Jane Ellison: ...: Council conclusions – The Council will adopt conclusions on:“An EU strategy on the Reduction of Alcohol-related Harm”Personalised Medicines for PatientsSupporting People Living with Dementia: Improving Care Policies and PracticesLessons Learned for Public Health from the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa – Health Security in the European Union Under Any Other Business there will also...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: EU: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (26 Jun 2014)

Earl Howe: ...procure vaccines in the future, if we choose to exercise this. Italy presented their broad priorities for their Presidency which begins on 1 July 2014. These cover a range of areas including dementia and AMR.

Written Ministerial Statements — Leader of the House: Topical Debates (3 Jun 2009)

Harriet Harman: ...where there were no such requests are not included. Week commencing 2 February 2009 "Planning for Adverse Weather Conditions" (Business Questions) "Adverse Weather" (Business Questions) "National Dementia Strategy" (Business Questions) "Adverse Weather" (Business Questions) Week commencing 9 February 2009 "Free Pensioner Travel" (Business Questions) "Pensioners and Savings" (Business...


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