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Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Standards (21 Jul 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...experience surveys. Recently published survey results include the Inpatient Experience Survey and the Overall Patient Experience Index (released by the CQC and NHS England in May 2017), and the General Practice Patient Survey (released by NHS England in July 2017). The most recently published Inpatient Survey shows that the majority of patients report that their overall experience was...

Petition - Higham Ferrers General Practice Surgery (20 Jul 2017)

Petition - Higham Ferrers General Practice Surgery

Written Answers — Department of Health: *No heading* (20 Jul 2017)

Lord Birt: Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord O’Shaughnessy on 23 January (HL4387) and on 3 February (HL4841), whether the new data collection on extended access to general practice includes data on the number of days that general practices were continuously closed over the Christmas and New Year holidays 2016-17; if so, why the Written Answer on 23 January stated...

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Pay (19 Jul 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...Staff Record Data Warehouse. The HCHS pay bill data for 2016-17 is not yet available. The HCHS workforce comprises of staff working within hospital and community health settings, and so excludes general practitioners (GPs), GP practice staff and General Dental Practitioners. The HCHS pay bill for 2015/2016 is around £46 billion. National Health Service trusts and foundation...

Written Answers — Department of Health: *No heading* (19 Jul 2017)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: NHS England has advised that as only 22% of general practice surgeries use this tool, and there are charges to the National Health Service for doing so, it was decided the tool was not appropriate as a metric in the Medicines Optimisation Dashboard.

Written Answers — Department of Health: *No heading* (14 Jul 2017)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...what assessment they have made of the impact of the rise in indemnity costs, resulting from the change in the discount rate on personal injury payouts, on the incentives for doctors to practise in general practice.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Negligence (12 Jul 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...for Health was informed that that there would be a change in the personal injury discount rate. This change will have a significant impact on the cost of clinical negligence and the effect on general practice indemnity costs is of particular concern. This is why alongside the announcement of a change to the rate the government announced that the Department will work closely with general...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Luke Dicker (11 Jul 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...of specific individuals, to particular providers would be a matter for local clinicians, in line with local commissioning policy. The responsible commissioning group will be determined by the general practice where the patient is registered.

Southend Hospital (6 Jul 2017)

Steve Brine: ...for local patients. It would have several teams of specialists ready to provide immediate access to state-of-the art scans and treatments around the clock, which is not always possible in the current three general hospital A&Es. I also understand that the practice of taking patients by ambulance from Southend to a specialist centre is already established. For example, people who suffer...

NHS: Working Conditions - Question (5 Jul 2017)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: The noble Baroness is quite right to talk about the importance of having more general practitioners. I have talked about the increases in recent years—there have been net increases of 5,000 over the last 10 years—and the fact that we are recruiting another 5,000 over the next few years. I do not pretend that it is easy to recruit them, but the numbers are increasing. One of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Doctors and Nurses (4 Jul 2017)

Jeremy Hunt: ...important point. In parts of the country, GP shortages have been successfully addressed as the CCG has done in Swindon. An important part of this is persuading people who go into medicine that general practice is one of the most exciting and rapidly changing parts of medicine today. We have seen a 9% increase in the number of medical students choosing to go into general practice since 2015.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: General Practitioners (4 Jul 2017)

Steve Brine: ...Court Justice Lord Toulson, sadly passed away last week? They did absolutely everything they could and showed the very best of the NHS. We have committed to there being an extra 5,000 doctors in general practice by 2020 as part of a wider increase in the total workforce in general practice. NHS England and Health Education England are working together with the profession to increase the GP...

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Recruitment (3 Jul 2017)

Steve Brine: We have committed to an extra 5,000 doctors in general practice by 2020. NHS England and Health Education England (HEE) are working together with the profession to increase the general practitioner (GP) workforce across the country. This involves efforts to boost both recruitment and retention of GPs. In 2016 HEE recruited the highest number of GP trainees ever, and is working with NHS...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day) (Continued) (29 Jun 2017)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...Lord Astor asked about Lyme disease. There is a public health pathway on this issue, but I realise the seriousness—the growing seriousness—of it, and will write to him on the further work that we are doing. My noble friend Lord Bridgeman raised the issue of GP surgeries. General practice is changing: partnerships are merging into federations, and there are other things going...

Debate on the Address: Health, Social Care and Security (28 Jun 2017)

Andrew Murrison: ...never have too many doctors in the House. I welcome the commitment in the Queen’s Speech to improving social care, and I welcome the plans for a consultation. All of us who have gone through the general election process—certainly on the Government Benches—will be aware of the importance of this issue. We may even recall the 2015 manifesto commitment, on which we stood, to...

Scottish Parliament: Policing 2026 (20 Jun 2017)

Liam McArthur: that mental health issues are one of the biggest challenges that they face. Given that we expect additional mental health staff to be shared across accident and emergency departments, prisons, general practice surgeries—of which there are around 1,000—and the police, how many of the 800 additional mental health staff who have been referred to by the cabinet secretary are...

Scottish Parliament: Scotland’s Economy (Opportunities for Growth) (14 Jun 2017)

Willie Rennie: ...state nurseries plan to offer the places that are needed to achieve the expansion. We also want a focus on mental health, given its critical importance to a healthy workforce. We want new mental health services in every general practice, accident and emergency department, police division and school, and a new five-point plan for offering mental health support to young mothers. That is the...

Scottish Parliament: General Practitioner Vacancies (7 Jun 2017)

Nicola Sturgeon: We have increased general practitioner recruitment and retention funding this year from £1 million to £5 million as part of a £71 million package of direct support for general practice. In addition, we have increased the number of GP training places and doubled the number of £20,000 bursaries for hard-to-fill training posts. GP recruitment is challenging, but it is welcome...

Scottish Parliament: Vale of Leven Hospital (GP Out-of-hours Service) (30 May 2017)

Anas Sarwar: I hope that the Presiding Officer will permit me to start by thanking all staff at Wishaw general hospital, who have responded very quickly to what is believed to be a bomb threat today. Staff have had to evacuate patients, but they have been getting the situation back under control and getting back to work. I put on record my thanks to all our wonderful NHS staff, and to those working at...

Scottish Parliament: Cyber-resilience (24 May 2017)

Jamie Greene: ...; files. The effects were felt as hospitals asked only urgent cases to come to accident and emergency departments in order to ease the pressure on them. Appointments and operations were cancelled, and general practice surgeries were unable to access medical records. The so-called WannaCry ransomware attack also targeted Germany’s primary railway company, the Deutsche Bahn, and...

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