All 8 results for epilepsy speaker:Emma Hardy

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (2 Jul 2018)

Emma Hardy: The PIP assessment has disproportionately and unfairly impacted on people with epilepsy, with 60% having their budgets reduced when they move from DLA to PIP. This is nearly 20% higher than for any other condition. Will the Government admit that the current assessment process is not fit for purpose for people with epilepsy and set out what is being done to improve it?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Epilepsy: Death (23 Apr 2018)

Emma Hardy: ...and Social Care, with reference to the Public Health England report on deaths associated with neurological conditions in England 2001-14, what steps he is taking to reduce deaths associated with epilepsy.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Epilepsy: Death (23 Apr 2018)

Emma Hardy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of (a) access to healthcare and (b) socioeconomic inequality on epilepsy mortality rates; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Epilepsy: Health Services (20 Apr 2018)

Emma Hardy: ...and Social Care, with reference to the recent Public Health England report on deaths associated with neurological conditions in England 2001-14, what steps his Department is taking to improve epilepsy services in the most deprived areas.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Epilepsy: Health Services (20 Apr 2018)

Emma Hardy: ...for Health and Social Care, with reference to the recent Public Health England report on deaths associated with neurological conditions in England 2001-14, what steps he is taking to prioritise (a) epilepsy care provision and (b) research on premature epilepsy mortality.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Epilepsy: Health Services (20 Apr 2018)

Emma Hardy: ...Social Care, with reference to the Public Health England report on deaths associated with neurological conditions in England 2001-14, What steps his Department are taking to tackle the link between epilepsy mortality and deprivation highlighted in that report; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Epilepsy: Health Services (20 Apr 2018)

Emma Hardy: ...and Social Care, with reference to the Public Health England report on deaths associated with neurological conditions in England 2001-14, what steps his Department has taken to reduce the number of epilepsy related deaths; and if he will make a statement.

Personal Independence Payments — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] (31 Jan 2018)

Emma Hardy: I will focus my contribution on how the PIP system treats those with less visible disabilities by talking about epilepsy. Epilepsy Action has said that nine out of 10 people with epilepsy felt that the Government’s decision-maker did not understand their condition—and no wonder! The assessment forms, the descriptors and the face-to-face assessments are not set up in a way that...


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