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East Midlands Ambulance Service (21 Feb 2018)

Dr Caroline Johnson: ...E, which treats accidents and emergencies, not anything and everything, are the very sickest patients, or those patients requiring treatment such as X-rays that cannot be delivered in centres such as a general practice. The review into the walk-in centre, as I understand it, and as it has been explained to me, was actually done by clinicians rather than politicians. The clinicians are...

NHS Staff: Oxfordshire (20 Feb 2018)

Victoria Prentis: ...Moran) for securing it. It is great to see all my fellow Oxfordshire colleagues present today. If I may say so, they have all been great allies in my fight to save acute services at the Horton General Hospital. Talking about recruitment in some detail is particularly useful, because that is our greatest local challenge with regard to good healthcare. It is also good to see the Minister in...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: Yorkshire and the Humber (20 Feb 2018)

Steve Brine: When the phasing out of the minimum practice income guarantee was introduced by NHS England, the West Yorkshire Area Team wrote to all practices outlining the financial impact on their Annual Contract Value. Each practice was offered an opportunity to meet with NHS England colleagues, specifically if the practice envisaged financial difficulties. Leeds Clinical Commissioning Groups now have...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Rate Resolution 2018-19 (20 Feb 2018)

Gordon Lindhurst: that the SNP is targeting but hard-working families that often struggle to make ends meet. They do their best, and is this the thanks that this Government gives them? How can the proposals work in practice? We have a recruitment crisis in general practice north of the border. How does it help to make GPs on an average salary pay almost £1,000 more? At one time, this Government...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Diabetes (8 Feb 2018)

Steve Brine: ...London region (32 clinical commissioning groups (CCGs)) Numerator Number of people (17+) with Type 2 and other diabetes 434,069 Denominator Number of people (17+) registered with a general practitioner (GP) practice1 7,379,940 5.88% Note: 1London GP list sizes for people aged 17 and over (for practices who participated in the NDA 2016-17), taken from the Quality and...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: Training (8 Feb 2018)

Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to introduce a nationwide campaign to promote general practice as a career.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Medical Records: Databases (8 Feb 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: .... Member to my Written Ministerial Statement to the house on 18 January 2018 HCWS406. On Monday 15 January 2018 EMIS Group PLC notified NHS Digital regarding under-reporting of issues with their general practice clinical systems provided under the General Practice Systems of Choice contract. A detailed investigation by NHS Digital is ongoing, and we will provide a further update to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners (8 Feb 2018)

Steve Brine: The General Practice Forward View (GP Forward View) commits to an extra £2.4 billion a year to support general practice services by 2020/21. This is available at: As part of this package NHS England is investing £500 million in a national sustainability and transformation package to support GP practices, which includes plans to reduce...

Scottish Parliament: Islands (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (8 Feb 2018)

Jamie Halcro Johnston: ...must be considered as part of wider planning from the Scottish Government. Kate Forbes mentioned health services. At the end of last year, I spoke to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport about the challenges facing Stronsay’s general practice; NHS Orkney suspended the resident medical team and reduced the service pending a review. Such services are vital and their importance...

Policing and Crime Act 2017 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Approve (7 Feb 2018)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...outcomes. My right honourable friend the Home Secretary will announce her decision on each of the five proposals shortly. The noble Lord, Lord Paddick, asked how the reforms to pre-charge bail were operating in practice. Since the introduction of the reforms in April 2017, there has been a significant fall in the use of pre-charge bail. This is to be welcomed and is in line with one of the...

Public Bill Committee: Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [Lords]: Legal services regulators’ rules: charges for claims management services (6 Feb 2018)

“(1) The Law Society of England and Wales, the General Council of the Bar and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives may make rules prohibiting regulated persons from— (a) entering into a specified relevant claims management agreement that provides for the payment by a person of specified charges, and (b) imposing specified charges on a person in connection with the provision...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (6 Feb 2018)

Steve Brine: The North Yorkshire and York Health Improvement Plan includes halting the decline in cervical screening coverage by delivering additional training to general practice staff; working with the clinical commissioning group engagement agents and plans to enlist volunteer cancer champions to attend community events and work with local businesses to promote cervical screening. Public Health...

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

Steve Brine: We recognise the acute shortages in general practice, particularly in Lincolnshire. However, we are advised that there has been recent successful international recruitment, with 26 international general practitioners (GPs) now working in the county. Health Education England has offered 85 £20,000 salary supplements in the past two years to GP trainees who have committed to spend their...

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

Tony Lloyd: What estimate his Department has made of the number of GPs who plan to leave general practice in the next five years; and if he will make a statement.

Health and Social Care: Pharmacy Services (6 Feb 2018)

Steve Brine: As the hon. Gentleman knows, there are a record number of training places. We know that one of the main reasons why GPs leave general practice is retirement, which is why we have put in place comprehensive measures to ensure that we meet our commitment to deliver an extra 5,000 GPs in the NHS by 2020. GP career plus, the GP retention scheme and the national GP induction and refresher scheme...

Health and Social Care: GP Services (6 Feb 2018)

Steve Brine: We recognise the acute shortages in general practice, which is why we remain, as I said in my previous answer, committed to delivering the additional doctors in general practice by 2020. Millions of patients have already benefited from being able to access evening and weekend GP appointments. We expect everyone in England to have access to this by March 2019.

Health and Social Care: Topical Questions (6 Feb 2018)

Jeremy Hunt: There are two things. First, we have succeeded in increasing the number of medical school graduates who go into general practice—a record 3,157 this year. Secondly—I know this from my conversations with GPs in my hon. Friend’s constituency—we are doing what we can to reinvigorate the partnership model. Since meeting those GPs, I have agreed with the Royal College of...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Crimes of Violence (5 Feb 2018)

Steve Brine: ...Violent Patient Scheme is not available by commissioning area. In April 2016, NHS England commissioned a national patient registration service which included the removal of violent patients from general practitioner (GP) practice lists. The national service has identified that 1,826 patients have been allocated to the Violent Patient Scheme since April 2016. However, where local...

Petition - Myanmar’S Muslim Ethnic Minority: Housing, Planning and Infrastructure: Essex (1 Feb 2018)

Priti Patel: ...boundary in the current and emerging local plans and the emerging neighbourhood plan, because they would be detrimental to the countryside. They would also place unacceptable pressures on an already full general practice, with no guarantees of any financial contributions to enhance the service. Our local schools are also full, but no contributions are being sought because of the community...

Investigatory Powers (Codes of Practice) Regulations 2018 - Motions to Approve (1 Feb 2018)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...interception warrants which would be used as an investigatory tool against individuals or small groups—and in particular points 5.81 and 5.82 of the Interception of Communications Draft Code of Practice, which covers urgent modifications of targeted warrants—can the noble Baroness, when she responds to this debate, tell the House what particular oversight and protections there...

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