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

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health and Social Care: Department of Health and Social Care Update (24 Oct 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...than the overall NHS budget; a new 5-year contract for GPs; expanding evening and weekend GP appointments; rolling out the NHS comprehensive model of personalised care; improving diagnosis of dementia with record recent monthly figures; a new clinical negligence scheme for general practice; and we now have record numbers of GPs entering training, with 3,415 acceptances in 2018, we expect...

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 — Department of Health: The Government’s mandate to NHS England 2016-17 (17 Dec 2015)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...and productivity;to lead a step change in the NHS in preventing ill health and supporting people to live healthier lives, including improvement in the quality of care and support for people with dementia and increased public awareness;to maintain and improve performance against core standards;to improve out-of-hospital care, including reducing the health gap between people with mental...

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 — Department of Health: The Government’s mandate to NHS England 2016-17 (17 Dec 2015)

Jeremy Hunt: ...and productivity;to lead a step change in the NHS in preventing ill health and supporting people to live healthier lives, including improvement in the quality of care and support for people with dementia and increased public awareness;to maintain and improve performance against core standards;to improve out-of-hospital care, including reducing the health gap between people with mental...

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: 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 — Department of Health: Health Informal Council: 24-25 September 2015 (30 Oct 2015)

Jane Ellison: ...) Council formation. The UK was represented by a senior official. Among the issues discussed were prevention, removing stigma, early diagnosis and investment in research. The UK’s work on dementia was recognised and there was agreement on the need for further work following the World Health Organisation (WHO) conference that was held earlier in the year in March. Trans Fatty Acids...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Consultation: The Government's Mandate to NHS England (29 Oct 2015)

Jeremy Hunt: ...; - Preventing ill health and supporting people to live healthier lives by tackling obesity and improving quality of life for people with long term conditions such as diabetes and those with dementia; and - Supporting research, innovation and growth, and influencing global health priorities. The Government welcomes views on the proposals and invites comments through the consultation...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Health Council: 19 June 2015 (25 Jun 2015)

Jane Ellison: ...to this treatment. Luxembourg Presidency Luxembourg set out its priorities for its upcoming EU Presidency, which begins on 1st July. These include Innovation and Personalised medicine, Dementia, and Cross-border healthcare. As mentioned above, Luxembourg will oversee the finalisation of the Council position on Medical Devices, and further work will also be undertaken on Alcohol and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Children and young people's mental health and wellbeing (17 Mar 2015)

Norman Lamb: ...services are organised, commissioned and provided. Future in mind sets out a compelling moral, social and economic case for change. 75% of mental health problems in adult life (excluding dementia) start by the age of 18. Early intervention avoids young people falling into crisis and avoids expensive and longer term interventions in adulthood. Evidence presented to the Taskforce also...

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: 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 — 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 — 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 — House of Lords: Health Education England Mandate (6 May 2014)

Earl Howe: ...available to GPs on the psychological and physical needs of veterans and their families by making a specially trained GP available to every Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG); - roll out specialist dementia training to an additional 250,000 staff by March 2015, and make these opportunities available to all staff by the end of 2018 to improve the care of people with dementia; - train and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Health Education England (Mandate) (1 May 2014)

Daniel Poulter: ...available to GPs on the psychological and physical needs of veterans and their families by making a specially trained GP available to every clinical commissioning group (CCG); roll out specialist dementia training to an additional 250,000 staff by March 2015, and make these opportunities available to all staff by the end of 2018 to improve the care of people with dementia; train and...

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: 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: NHS England (Mandate) (12 Nov 2013)

Jeremy Hunt: ...further ambitions on a limited number of areas to deliver the quality of care and treatment people need and expect. These areas are: reducing avoidable premature mortality; supporting people with dementia; improving patient experience—friends and family test; and making better use of resources. The mandate also reflects the work being taken forward by NHS England to improve integrated...


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