Results 1–20 of 2388 for hepatitis

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hepatitis: Health Services (5 Sep 2022)

Ben Lake: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the geographic distribution of secondary care hepatology services in England.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Chronic Illnesses: Medical Treatments (26 Jul 2022)

James Morris: ...other countries. In 2021, NHS England published the International Comparison Medicines Uptake report on treatments for cystic fibrosis, severe asthma, varenicline-assisted smoking cessation and hepatitis C, which aims to establish a methodology in order to make international comparisons of medicines uptake.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Liver Diseases (21 Jul 2022)

James Morris: No specific assessment has been made. We would expect general practitioners to use professional judgement in diagnosing liver disease and refer patients as appropriate. Between 2015 and 2020, hepatitis C-related mortality from end stage liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma has reduced by 20%. NHS England’s cancer programme is working with the hepatitis C elimination programme to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Liver Diseases: Diagnosis (21 Jul 2022)

James Morris: ..., which will inform priorities for action in 2022/23. NHS England is developing a policy on screening and treatment of patients commencing chemotherapy who may be unaware they are living with hepatitis B. The hepatitis C programme has reduced the prevalence of the disease through identifying patients in the community in a range of settings.

Contaminated Blood Scandal: Interim Payments for Victims (19 Jul 2022)

Catherine West: My constituent Nick was infected with hepatitis C. When he died in 2012, he left behind his partner and a tiny baby. Ten years on, this little girl is about to go to secondary school. These families cannot afford any more delay. Will the Minister pledge today that not only the living but those who have been so badly affected by the loss of a loved one over the decades will receive interim...

Scottish Parliament: Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (28 Jun 2022)

John Swinney: ...in England and Wales, where such powers have been held for more than a decade. It would be ill-advised to delay closing that gap. In the last few months alone, we have seen unusual presentations of hepatitis in children and the outbreak of monkeypox, so nobody should be in any doubt that public health threats can and do emerge with very little warning. Faced with that reality, the Scottish...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Voluntary Scheme for Branded Medicines Pricing and Access (27 Jun 2022)

Edward Argar: ..., ivacaftor, lumacaftor/ ivacaftor and tezacaftor/ ivacaftor); - Severe asthma (biologics); - Smoking cessation with varenicline; - Atrial fibrillation and thromboembolism (anticoagulants); and - Hepatitis C (antiretrovirals).

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hepatitis (21 Jun 2022)

Elliot Colburn: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure regular testing and post-treatment follow-up of hepatitis C in (a) drug services, (b) pharmacies and (c) sexual health services.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hepatitis (21 Jun 2022)

Elliot Colburn: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the publication of the report by the Hepatitis C Trust and HCV Action on Reframing Reinfection in March 2022, what steps he is taking to understand and address the needs of people with complex needs who are not yet being reached, diagnosed and treated for Hepatitis C.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (13 Jun 2022)

Maggie Throup: While no formal assessment has been made, the Government supports the broad objectives of the World Health Organization’s Global Health Sector Strategies on HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The forthcoming sexual and reproductive health strategy for England will set out plans to improve outcomes and wellbeing, including addressing STIs. The strategy will...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Blood: Contamination (7 Jun 2022)

Lord Kamall: ...was provided by five independently operated schemes. These provided a range of lump sums, regular payments and smaller one-off payments to meet the immediate needs of individuals infected with hepatitis C or HIV, those who were co-infected and their families.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Rwanda (1 Jun 2022)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether asylum seekers removed to Rwanda as part of the UK–Rwanda Asylum Partnership Arrangement will receive vaccinations for (1) Hepatitis A, (2) Tetanus, and (3) Typhoid, prior to travelling to that country, in line with (a) advice, and (b) recommendations, from the (i) National Health Travel Network, and (ii) the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

Procurement Bill [HL] - Second Reading (25 May 2022)

Lord Stevens of Birmingham: ...life sciences partners would rather that market mechanisms were not used to drive value for taxpayers and for patients. Indeed, when the National Health Service was seeking to procure medicines for hepatitis C so that we could eliminate that virus and save hundreds of millions of pounds in the process, it was sued for daring to use procurement mechanisms in those circumstances. So we must...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health and Social Care: Introduction of additional blood donor testing (23 May 2022)

Maria Caulfield: ...to inform the House that the Government has accepted the advice of the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) and will be introducing additional testing to detect hepatitis B in donated blood from 31 May 2022. The Scottish Government, Welsh Government, and the Northern Ireland Executive have also accepted the advice of SaBTO. The safety of people donating and...

Global Migration Challenge (19 Apr 2022)

David Davis: ...saving lives, so may I ask her a practical question? The World Bank has said that Rwanda has one of the highest incidences of malaria in the world. Our own Government website warns travellers about hepatitis A and B, tetanus, typhoid, cholera and tuberculosis, not to mention rabies and dengue fever, which cannot be vaccinated against. What are the Government going to do, both from an...

Hepatitis Outbreak (19 Apr 2022)

Hepatitis Outbreak

Scottish Parliament: Miners’ Strike (Pardons) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (31 Mar 2022)

Richard Leonard: ...Parliament, in an act of compassion and humanity, born out of a sense that an injustice had been done, set up the Scottish infected blood support scheme to compensate people who were infected with hepatitis C and HIV, going back not to 1984 but to 1974. When we are told that the addition of a compensation scheme would unduly delay the bill, I would say that, if the past two years has...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hepatitis: Pregnancy (17 Mar 2022)

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the number of pregnant women living with Hepatitis C.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: England Infected Blood Support Scheme: Veterans (17 Mar 2022)

Ian Lavery: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government has communicated the right to claim from the England Infected Blood Support scheme to veterans who were infected with hepatitis C and/or HIV in a British Military Hospital.


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