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Backbench Business: Perinatal Mental Illness — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (19 Jul 2018)

Andrew Selous: ...her transition to motherhood, which includes a check on her mental health. Further, I understand that GPs who opt out from doing so receive a reduction in funding. Until fairly recently, Ministers had been informed that only four practices in England had opted out. Given that information from the Department of Health and Social Care, and given that we are paying for that service and it is...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: East Midlands (19 Jul 2018)

Steve Brine: As part of the General Practice Forward View, NHS England North Midlands has been allocated £510,000 in the 2018/19 General Practice Resilience programme. This funding is designed to support practices to become more resilient providers by delivering services at larger scale. NHS England North Midlands has also been allocated £640,136 in 2018/19 to support reception and clerical...

Obesity - Question for Short Debate (18 Jul 2018)

Lord Balfe: ...people who suffer from what I would call the top level of obesity, you need proper funding to do it. We have again—it is a bigger question—to look at how funding for health works. There is too much division between local authority, general practice and hospital practice; we need to look at joining them together. I want also to talk about food and tax. The sugar tax is actually...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners (18 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: NHS England’s policy ‘Patient Registration, Standard Operating Principles for Primary Medical Care (General Practice)’ states that: “When applying to become a patient there is no regulatory requirement to prove identity, address, immigration status or the provision of an NHS number in order to register. However, there are practical reasons why a practice might need to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: Expenditure (18 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: The investment in general practice in England in cash terms for the years 2012/13-2016/17 is presented in the following table. Year Investment in General Practice (millions) 2016/17 £10,203.86 2015/16 £9,696.562 2014/15 £9,173.038 2013/14 £8,830.54 2012/13 £8,459.881

General Practitioners: Indemnity Scheme - Question (16 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: My Lords, in October 2017, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced his intention to develop a state-backed indemnity scheme for general practice in England. The state-backed scheme is being designed to provide more stable, affordable cover for GPs and patients. We are working with stakeholders to design the scheme and are committed to implementing it from April 2019.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dalteparin (16 Jul 2018)

Steve Brine: ...policy on the prescribing of dalteparin. Clinical commissioning groups hold the budget for primary care prescribing. It is their responsibility to give prescribing guidance to their member general practitioner practices, taking into account best practice, national guidance and the needs of their local populations.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse (10 Jul 2018)

Steve Brine: ...drink less, including the ‘How Are You’ health quiz, website, email programme and the Drinks Tracker app. In addition, PHE’s ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaigns include a leaflet for public distribution through general practice surgeries, outreach events and partner organisations. The leaflets include advice on how to reduce the risk of cancer such as drinking...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Fibromyalgia (9 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...symptoms and carrying out a physical examination. Blood tests, x-rays and other scans may be used to rule out medical conditions with similar symptoms to fibromyalgia. The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) curriculum includes training in musculoskeletal conditions, and as such, GP training can include fibromyalgia. A key component of a trainee GP’s final assessment,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: Easington (6 Jul 2018)

Steve Brine: Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) advises that its primary care strategy outlines a general practice five point plan. This includes support for general practitioners (GPs) considering retirement to encourage them to stay in general practice longer; giving GPs the flexibility of working across many sites; incentivising GPs to work in this alternative...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners (6 Jul 2018)

Steve Brine: The recent report ‘Better Health and Care for All’ recommended the establishment of a new ‘right to NHS employment’ for all general practitioners currently working for the National Health Service. The report also recommended allowing all existing holders of the general practice contract to continue under these arrangements if they wish. We will consider this...

Business of the House (5 Jul 2018)

Andrea Leadsom: ...a debate entitled “Build it in Britain shipbuilding”, followed by a debate on blue light emergency services. Both debates will arise on an Opposition motion. Thursday 12 July—Debate on a motion on the practice of forced adoption in the UK, followed by general debate on lessons from the collapse of Carillion. The subjects for these debates were determined by the Backbench...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners (5 Jul 2018)

Steve Brine: General practitioner (GP) practices are independent contractors to the National Health Service and their contracts require them to provide essential and additional services at such times within core hours, as are appropriate to meet the reasonable needs of patients. Core hours for GP practices contracted under General Medical Services (GMS) contracts are defined as 8:00 – 18:30, Monday...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (5 Jul 2018)

Steve Brine: ...GIzLWJiNTctYmZjZGNlMjAyNmU5IiwidCI6IjgwN2YyZjMwLWNhOGMtNDE5Z i1hMTc5LTVjNGZjN2E0YmY2YiIsImMiOjN9 The interactive tool provides timely at a glance data at local authority, CCG and general practice level. CCG and practice ranking is available with coverage maps. The data is updated quarterly and provides opportunity to evaluate local coverage initiatives in a timely way.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coeliac Disease: Prescriptions (5 Jul 2018)

Steve Brine: Clinical commissioning groups hold the budget for primary care prescribing. It is their responsibility to give prescribing guidance to their member general practitioner practices, taking into account best practice, national guidance and the needs of their local populations.

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (3 Jul 2018)

Health and Social Care: Prison health. 2:30 pm; Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: ..., Clinks Stuart Ware, Chief Executive Officer, Restore Rebecca Roberts, Head of Policy, INQUEST Elizabeth Moody, Acting Prisons and Probation Ombudsman Professor Steve Field, Chief Inspector of General Practice, and Jan Fooks-Bale, Health & Justice Inspection Manager, Care Quality Commission and Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector of Prisons Paul Tarbuck, former Head of Healthcare Inspection,...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (3 Jul 2018)

Justice: Prison Health. 2:30 pm; Other
Witnesses: ...Executive Officer, Restore Rebecca Roberts, Head of Policy, INQUEST Elizabeth Moody, Acting Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, Prison and Probation Ombudsman Professor Steve Field, Chief Inspector of General Practice Jan Fooks-Bale, Health & Justice Inspection Manager, Care Quality Commission Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector of Prisons Paul Tarbuck, former Head of Healthcare Inspection, Her...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: Insurance (28 Jun 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: In October 2017, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced the intention of the Department to develop a state-backed indemnity scheme for general practice in England. This announcement recognised that the rising cost of clinical negligence is a great source of concern for general practitioners (GPs). Since the announcement, the Government has been developing the new scheme,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: Insurance (28 Jun 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: The state backed scheme is being designed to provide more stable, affordable and financially sustainable indemnity cover for general practitioners (GPs). A state backed scheme will enable the Government to have greater overall sight of costs and claims. The scheme should meet the needs of current and future GPs and offer value for money for taxpayers. This involves complex considerations...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: Insurance (28 Jun 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: The Department understands that the rising cost of indemnity cover is a great source of concern for general practitioners (GPs) and impacts negatively on the GP workforce. We are seeking to put in place a more affordable and more stable system of indemnity for general practice. The state backed indemnity scheme will aim to protect both patients and providers from the consequences of clinical...


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