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Written Answers — Department of Health: Pregnancy: Sodium Valproate (23 Jan 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: ...including Royal Colleges, professional bodies, patient groups, relevant charities and health system organisations, including clinical commissioning groups, to increase awareness of the toolkit among general practitioners, pharmacists and patients, through a variety of communication channels. In order to monitor the effectiveness of the valproate toolkit, the MHRA continues to work with all...

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Bristol (19 Jan 2017)

David Mowat: .... That included logging all notes and maintaining a log book covering receipt/transfer of notes. Final sign-off was made by directors of NHS England south west and the Caldicott Guardian. When a general practitioner practice closes, NHS England is responsible for ensuring that patients have continued access to NHS primary medical services. They can do this either by allocating patients...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Doctors: Training (19 Jan 2017)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to increase the number of medical students going into general practice.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Primary Health Care (19 Jan 2017)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...currently have plans to undertake a major review of the purpose, financing and effectiveness of primary care services in the National Health Service. On 21 April 2016, NHS England published the General Practice Forward View, a package of support to help get general practice back on its feet, improve patient care and access, and invest in new ways of providing primary care. The General...

Health Workers: Training - Question (18 Jan 2017)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: I do not recognise the description of “slagging off”. We know that GPs do a fantastic job and we are recruiting more of them—5,000, as the noble Lord said. More money is going into general practice as part of the five-year forward view. The Prime Minister in her statement paid tribute to the work that GPs do and said that there were obligations around extended hours and the...

Public Bill Committee: Homelessness Reduction Bill: Meaning of “homeless” and “threatened with homelessness” (18 Jan 2017)

Marcus Jones: ..., advisers will be going around the country and speaking to local housing departments to explain how this legislation works and help them with any challenges. There is some really good best practice—I mentioned Sevenoaks—including help with the general life skills that sometimes even the most able people struggle with when they experience a difficult event such as a...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Question for Urgent Oral Answer — Health: Bannview Medical Practice (17 Jan 2017)

Mark Durkan: ...her answers thus far. Without a doubt, the situation at Bannview is very serious, and we all hope that a solution can be achieved. However, sadly, it is symptomatic of a wider crisis engulfing general practice. The Minister announced, I think on 23 December, measures that she would implement to assist general practice, and that was very welcome. However, now, in the absence of an...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Points of Order (16 Jan 2017)

Jon Ashworth: ..., Mr Speaker. You will have seen reports at the weekend that the Prime Minister is now blaming family doctors for the NHS crisis. It is not the fault of GPs that social care has been cut or that general practice is underfunded. Has the Prime Minister or the Health Secretary given you notice that they are going to come to the House to make a statement, or should we assume that they want to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Out of Hours Service: Armagh (16 Jan 2017)

Michelle O'Neill: .... We have to change the future model of delivery. The future model of primary care must be focused on keeping people well and healthy; it must be based on multidisciplinary teams embedded in GP practices. I have already announced plans to have named district nurses, health visitors and social workers for every GP practice; to support the development of new roles such as physician...

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Mental Health Services (16 Jan 2017)

David Mowat: This information is not collected centrally. In the General Practice Forward View, NHS England have committed to invest an extra 3,000 mental health therapists to be working in primary care by 2020 to support localities to expand the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services (16 Jan 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...mid-year estimates and projections and 2011 census. Workforce statistics, NHS Digital. OECD global ranking data. Notes:Number of available consultant-led beds open overnight.All doctors in General Practice and Hospital and Community Health ServicesThe most current available data has been used.Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) data for hospital beds in 2010 and...

NHS and Social Care Funding (11 Jan 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: to maintain the forecast at 9 million. I would be interested to hear why this curious request has been made. Patients in Wirral West are concerned about the impact that these savings—or cuts—will have at Arrowe Park hospital and in general practice, and they are right to be concerned. The biggest financial squeeze in the history of the NHS is putting services at risk....

Pharmacies and Integrated Healthcare: England — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (11 Jan 2017)

Julie Cooper: ...a van on the road and paying for a driver to deliver and administer a prescription delivery service. Those services are absolutely invaluable to communities with many elderly people. I had a conversation with practice managers and general practitioners in my constituency recently, and they were absolutely horrified because they use that service—there is a lot of repeat...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Staff (11 Jan 2017)

David Mowat: Therapists working in general practice will be a mix of trainees and experienced therapists and will be part of integrated services in primary care, working in multi-disciplinary teams in general practices. Existing providers will employ new therapists and they will be deployed, along with experienced therapists, into general practices. The first new integrated services will start in 2017....

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Enfield (11 Jan 2017)

Joan Ryan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 13 December 2016 to Question 56221, if he will list the seven Enfield practices which have been identified for support under the General Practice Resilience Programme.

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners (11 Jan 2017)

David Mackintosh: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many medical assistants he plans to introduce into general practice in each year until 2020.

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Finance (11 Jan 2017)

David Mackintosh: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of GP practices to receive support in 2016-17 under the General Practice Resilience Programme.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services (11 Jan 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: ...held centrally; however as part of the IAPT expansion to increase access to an additional 600,000 per year 3,000 new mental health therapists will be co-located in primary care as set out in the General Practice Forward View. During 2016/17 and 2017/18, a targeted group of geographies will work to develop the evidence base for implementing new integrated IAPT services at scale, supported...

Armed Forces Covenant - Question for Short Debate (9 Jan 2017)

the Bishop of Portsmouth: Camp Bastion are now mirrored by specialist centres, particularly in Birmingham. Also, partly as a result of the excellent e-Learning for Healthcare module, there is increasing awareness in general practice of both the needs of service personnel and the special access to healthcare available to them. Service pupil premium payments have enabled schools to fund projects which support the...

Mental Health and NHS Performance Update - Statement (9 Jan 2017)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...who would be better served in a different care setting are able to leave through step-down services, or other such services. Of course, the other factor is to make sure that there is appropriate general practice, and not simply A&E departments, although these can be effective in some areas. We want to make sure that there are more GPs and that we spend more on general practice, as we...

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