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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Home Care Services: Coronavirus (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: Adult social care guidance has been updated in line with wider changes brought into effect from 16 August 2021. In line with national changes to self-isolation rules, additional measures include the redeployment of staff, which includes domiciliary care workers, for up to 10 days following contact with a person that is COVID-19 positive. This is to minimise close contact with people who are...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Staff (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The next Spending Review will set out further details of the Government’s spending plans for National Health Service workforce education and training budgets for future years.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Blood: Donors (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: We will work with care users, providers and other partners to co-develop these plans and publish further detail in a white paper for reform later this year.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Pay (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The Government looked to the independent Pay Review Bodies for a pay recommendation for National Health Service staff. The Government has accepted the NHS Pay Review Body and Review Body for Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration’s recommendations in full. Once implemented, all NHS staff within the two Review Bodies’ remit groups for this year will receive a 3% pay uplift, backdated to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The Government has launched a consultation on vaccination as condition of deployment in health and social care settings.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Finance (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: We will set out more detail on our plans for reform of adult social care in a white paper later this year.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Drugs (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The Government’s public consultation on whether to make permanent the temporary measure allowing for home use of both pills for early medical abortion up to 10 weeks’ gestation for all eligible women asked questions on the impact on the provision of abortion services for women and girls accessing these services with particular regard to safety. The consultation has now closed and we are...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Drugs (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has issued clinical guidelines for healthcare professionals called ‘Coronavirus infection and abortion care’. The guidance sets out the circumstances where women should be asked to attend a clinic for an ultra-sound scan. However it states that “most women can determine the gestational age of their pregnancy with reasonable accuracy...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Doctors: Registration (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The General Medical Council (GMC) granted temporary emergency registration to 34,837 doctors between March and April 2020 in response to the pandemic. The GMC used an opt-out model for granting temporary registration, so the vast majority of eligible doctors were issued temporary registration at that point. To 2 September 2021, 605 doctors who were not included in the original cohorts have...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Doctors: Complaints (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The General Medical Council (GMC) has a number of processes in place to support the fairness and transparency of its investigation process and its fitness to practise decisions. We continue to work with the GMC to ensure it provides robust assurance about its processes.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Disability (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: ‘Build Back Better: Our Plan for Health and Social Care’, was published on 7 September, committing to investing an additional £5.4 billion over three years. In developing the proposals set out in the Plan, we discussed priorities for reform with a wide range of stakeholders, including people with disabilities. We will continue to work with care users, providers and other partners,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dentistry: Workplace Pensions (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The NHS Pension Scheme is an occupational pension scheme designed for staff engaged primarily in the delivery of NHS services. The majority of National Health Service dental services are contracted via a provider-performer dentist, with dental practices operating as private businesses. As a result, practices will engage dental nurses and other dental care professionals as required for both...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Professions: Vacancies (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The latest data for June 2021 shows that there are over 38,900 nursing and midwifery vacancies almost 9,700 doctor vacancies. Some of these vacancies will be filled by bank and agency staff. We are recruiting 50,000 more nurses in this Parliament and supporting record numbers of people to enter medical and nursing training programmes. Alongside this the NHS Retention Programme is continuously...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Staff (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: No specific assessment has been made. As of February 2021, the number of full time equivalent clinical oncologists has increased by 20.5% since February 2015 – an increase of 250 clinical oncologists working in the National Health Service. Health Education England funded an extra 50 places in clinical oncology and an extra 36 in medical oncology in 2021. The next Spending Review will set...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Wages Councils (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: We have no current plans to do so. The vast majority of care workers are employed by private sector providers who ultimately set their pay, independent of central Government. Local authorities work with care providers to determine a fair rate of pay based on local market conditions.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dementia: Research (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: Plans for increasing funding for dementia research and delivering a moonshot are subject to Spending Review settlements. We will be setting out our plans on dementia for England for future years in due course.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dementia (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: NHS England and Improvement has set out its priorities with respect to dementia in a regional delivery plan for 2021-22. £17m has been made available by Government this financial year and is being directed to increase capacity at a local level to address a rising backlog of appointments in memory assessment services following the pandemic and support services to achieve the target rate for...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Drugs (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The Government’s public consultation on whether to make permanent the temporary measure allowing for home use of both pills for early medical abortion up to 10 weeks gestation for all eligible women asked questions on accessibility, the impact on the provision of abortion services and socioeconomic considerations. The consultation has now closed and we are considering all evidence submitted...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Carers (13 Sep 2021)

Helen Whately: The latest published data shows that 1.2 million adults are employed in direct care jobs in the sector. Within this workforce around 50% hold a social care relevant qualification, including BTECs and NVQs. This is broken down as follows: - 2% have entry or Level one qualifications; - 25% have Level two qualifications; - 19% have Level three qualifications; - 4% have Level four qualifications...


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