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Written Answers — Health: Mental Health (21 Jan 2002)

Liam Fox: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he last met his independent reference group on mental health.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Accident and Emergency (22 Jan 2002)

Liam Fox: Further to the question that my hon. Friend the Member for Reigate (Mr. Blunt) asked, I have the facts about East Surrey primary care group. It states that the accident and emergency departments in both Redhill and Crawley will be closed to all admissions from 4.45 pm until the review at lunchtime on 22 January. What would happen in the case of a major road accident or an accident at Gatwick?

Scottish Parliament: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (23 Jan 2002)

Janis Hughes: I congratulate Alex Fergusson on securing this important debate and on the work that he has done in the cross-party group in Parliament on ME. When I spoke a few months ago in a debate on dementia, I spoke of the need for more research into the causes of that particularly debilitating condition. The need for more research on myalgic encephalomyelitis is just as great. It is only in the past...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Social Inclusion: Social Inclusion (28 Jan 2002)

Margaret Curran: ...South & East Cllr Billy Douglas Clackmannanshire Council Cllr Craig Holden Clackmannanshire Council Cllr William Wallace Clackmannanshire Council Alan Candlish Community Rep David Boreta Alloa...

Richard Neale (31 Jan 2002)

William Hague: ...become widely known. They have been documented on the BBC programme "Panorama" and in The Northern Echo, a newspaper in the north of England. They have been documented by the action and support group for medical victims of Mr. Neale. I pay tribute to the people who formed that group, particularly Sheila Wright-Hogeland, who has been its inspiration. The decision of the General Medical...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (6 Feb 2002)

Tom Clarke: ...when dealing with the scourge of myalgic encephalopathy, or chronic fatigue syndrome. The report published this month, after painstaking activity and work, entitled "A Report of the CFS/ME Working Group: Report to the Chief Medical Officer of an Independent Working Group" is addressed to Professor Liam Donaldson. I am sure that we would all want to thank him for his considerable interest...

Paramilitary Intimidation (14 Feb 2002)

Jeffrey M. Donaldson: The hon. Gentleman's point may be fair. Unfortunately, I do not have a breakdown of the statistics. I do not dispute that internal feuds of paramilitary groups may be included. Nevertheless, in any circumstances, it is worrying that the trend is upward. At the heart of the peace process, as it has become known, are the Mitchell principles of democracy and non-violence. My hon. Friend the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: General Amnesty for Offences for Those "On The Run" (19 Feb 2002)

Eileen Bell: ...must be dealt with quickly. In addition, several Members expressed concern about the fact that the issue of exiles had been allowed to drift. As my friend and former peace train colleague Prof Liam Kennedy said " We need to break the silence, at all levels of society here". As with the issue of victims, the two Governments have let paramilitary groups and their related political parties...

Written Answers — Health: Patient Numbers (4 Mar 2002)

Liam Fox: ..., (b) aged 65 and under, (c) aged between 65 and 75 and (d) aged over 75 by (i) region and (ii) health authority in the second quarter of 2001–02; and what the delayed discharge rate for each age group was as a percentage of the number of patients in hospital in each health authority and region.

Medical Liability (6 Mar 2002)

Yvette Cooper: ...I will try to set out for him some of the issues that are being considered at this stage, but he will understand that conclusions have not yet been reached. The chief medical officer, Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, is chairing an advisory committee, drawn from patient groups and the medical and legal professions, to consider possible options for change. The public have also had an...

NHS Plan (18 Apr 2002)

Liam Fox: ...the front line, but he does not say that there are so many strings attached that those on the front line are not free to choose how to spend it. Last week I visited the chairman of a primary care group, who told me that of the extra £13 million made available last year only £55,000 was discretionary money that he could choose how to use. Perhaps the Secretary of State can give us one or...

Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation (23 Apr 2002)

Liam Fox: ...of funding and structure shares this country's values of availability to all, irrespective of ability to pay, and delivers to poor and vulnerable people better quality health care than those groups receive in Britain. Just to set the record straight with the Secretary of State, I spent part of my time as a medical student studying in the United States, and I do not find the United States...

Orders of the Day — Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill [Lords] (29 Apr 2002)

Liam Fox: ...for testing and reflection upon the assumptions upon which the Bill is based; and because it does nothing to combat the increase in the prevalence of smoking amongst teenagers and other vulnerable groups due to the growth in the importation and sale of illegal tobacco products." Here we are again, debating this Bill in exactly the same terms as before, in what seems like a political...

Epilepsy (23 May 2002)

Baroness Gould of Potternewton: ...during National Epilepsy week and to thank those noble Lords who will be participating. I start by declaring an interest as president of the British Epilepsy Association and chair of the All-Party Group on Epilepsy. I wish to preface my remarks by highlighting the prevalence of epilepsy and touch on the consequences for those affected. Epilepsy is the most common serious neurological...

Myalgic Encephalopathy (12 Jun 2002)

John Bercow: ...billion. A 1997 study relating to schoolchildren found that ME was the single most common cause of absence from school. However, there have been good developments. The establishment of the working group on chronic fatigue syndrome or ME was one such positive development. Set up by the Department of Health in late 1998 and chaired by Professor Allen Hutchinson, director of public health at...

Written Answers — Health: Patient Confidentiality (18 Jun 2002)

Liam Fox: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions Ministers in his Department have had with representatives of the (a) Medical Protection Society, (b) Patient Information Advisory Group, (c) Medical Defence Union and (d) GPC regarding patient confidentiality in the last two months.

Mental Health (25 Jun 2002)

Liam Fox: ...must dispel the ignorance surrounding the whole subject. The spectrum of mental ill health is incredibly broad, as hon. Members will know from their constituency work. It encompasses many different groups—the mum with post-natal depression, the dad struck by depression because of a period out of work, and the son or daughter with a behavioural disorder who underperforms academically or...

Written Answers — Health: Organs and Tissue (10 Jul 2002)

David Lammy: ...Library. Responses have been requested by 14 October. We are doing this in response to one of the main recommendations made to the Government last year by the Chief Medical Officer of England, Sir Liam Donaldson, in "The removal, retention and use of human organs and tissue from post-mortem examination". The knowledge that organs or tissue were removed from someone close to them has...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Human Organs and Tissue (10 Jul 2002)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...Library. Responses have been requested by 14 October. We are doing this in response to one of the main recommendations made to the Government last year by the Chief Medical Officer of England, Sir Liam Donaldson, in The removal, retention and use of human organs and tissue from post-mortem examination. The knowledge that organs or tissue were removed from someone close to them has brought...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Anti-Sectarianism (10 Sep 2002)

Esmond Birnie: .... The motion, from Sinn Féin’s point of view, does not face the uncomfortable truth that paramilitaries’ activities have often been major drivers of sectarian tension. Alas, such terrorist groups are still active, and, in many respects, the Loyalist groups are often as bad as, and sometimes worse than, Republican groups. The wording of our amendment tries to reflect that point. I am...

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