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Results 1–20 of 40 for dupuytren's contracture

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (12 Dec 1952)

Mr Thomas Brown: the industry. I speak as one with a long experience, more years than I care to remember, of dealing with compensation cases from the mining industry. We are having more cases of what we call Dupuytren's contracture. That disease pulls in the first two fingers and the little finger. Men in my constituency now cannot greet a man or woman in the ordinary way by a handshake because, through...

Oral Answers to Questions — Pensions and National Insurance: Beney Committee (Prescribed Diseases) (23 Nov 1953)

Mr Fenner Brockway: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that when I wrote to his right hon. Friend about Dupuytren's contracture he referred me to this Committee, and that I now have in my hand a letter which indicates that the terms of reference do not include additions, although they will have such problems in mind? In view of this fact, will the Minister ensure that diseases from which workers are suffering as a...

Orders of the Day — Industrial Diseases (Benefit) Bill (23 Nov 1953)

Sir Barnett Stross: ...spinners' cancer. Perhaps the Parliamentary Secretary will make that point clearer later. My hon. Friend the Member for Ince (Mr. T. Brown) is never tired of speaking about the crippling condition, Dupuytren's Contracture. That affliction might well arise after a man has left his occupation. I should like to know if that disease might be dealt with under the Bill.

Orders of the Day — Industrial Injuries (1 Aug 1961)

Mr Harry Taylor: ...yet been mentioned in this debate. Some time ago I put down a Question on the matter because it is exercising the minds of many people. I refer to industrial diseases and to the problem created by Dupuytren's contracture. My information is, despite the truthful answer which the Minister gave to my Question relating to applications, that this condition is becoming more prevalent among...

Orders of the Day — Family Allowances and National Insurance Bill (9 Nov 1961)

Mr Reginald Prentice: ...People who handle spray guns, or who are subject to some particular pressure on their hands, for instance, are liable to various complaints. I am thinking of complaints like Reynaud's disease and Dupuytren's contracture. A larger and more general group are those who suffer chest complaints because of their work as miners, or through working in confined places, diseases such as bronchitis...

Orders of the Day — National Insurance and Pensions (Benefits) (26 Nov 1962)

Mr Harry Taylor: ...could enlighten us as to what the numbers are. That brings me to what I have raised in this House before, and what I shall continue to raise while I am here, and till it is prescribed, and that is Dupuytren's contracture. It was a long, weary battle that the pioneers fought before silicosis became prescribed. When it was prescribed it was with restrictions. There had to be a certain...

Industrial Injuries (15 Feb 1963)

Mr Reginald Prentice:, arising from the operation of power-driven tools and other things which create pressure. My right hon. Friend the Member for Llanelly mentioned Raynaud's disease, which is a clear example. Dupuytren's contracture is something from which a number of workers suffer through their having to grip something for many hours day after day. All the trade unions have had numerous medical...

Orders of the Day — Family Allowances and National Insurance Bill (22 Jan 1964)

Mr Harry Taylor: ...different opinions. I hope, however, that precedents will never stand in the way of improvement and progress. On more than one occasion I have referred to what I regard as an industrial disease, Dupuytren's contracture. I shall not dilate on how it happens, or the treatment for it, for that is not my purpose now. I ask the right hon. Gentleman, as I have frequently asked his predecessors,...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health: Health (9 Aug 2002)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has investigated the possibility of using needle fasciotomy as a treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health: Health (22 Oct 2002)

Sylvia Jackson: ...answer to question S1W-27563 by Malcolm Chisholm on 9 August 2002, whether the Health Technology Board for Scotland has investigated the use of needle fasciotomy as a treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture and, if so, what the conclusions were.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (26 Feb 2004)

David Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the status of Dupuytren's contracture is under the assessment criteria for industrial injuries disablement benefit.

NHS (Rationing of Care) (16 Jul 2012)

Mary Glindon: ...of less than 40 to be listed for a knee replacement. Evidence also showed, alarmingly, that PCTs and CCGs are diverging from the NICE guidelines, as in NHS Bassetlaw, where needle fasciotomy for Dupuytren's contracture is considered only if the patient is aged over 45 and has a loss of extension in one or more joints exceeding 25°, or if the patient is under 45 years old and has a greater...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Dupuytren's Contracture (2 Dec 2014)

Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he and officials in his Department will meet with members of the British Dupuytrens Society to discuss treatments for that condition currently not available on the NHS.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Dupuytren's Contracture (5 Dec 2014)

Ian Austin: ...of State for Health, if his Department will implement the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence's latest guidance against the use of collagenase injections for the treatment of Dupuytren's disease.

Business of the House (29 Oct 2015)

Ian Lavery: Dupuytren’s contracture is a debilitating disease of the hands caused by manual labour. The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council made recommendations to the Department for Work and Pensions way back last year on why the Department should make it a prescribed occupational disease, yet no official announcement has been made. Will the Leader of the House make a statement on the reasons for the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Dupuytren's Contracture (8 Dec 2015)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the report of the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council on Dupuytren's contracture due to hand-transmitted vibration, Cm 8860, published in May 2014, when he plans to add that condition to the list of industrial injuries disablement benefit diseases.

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