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Written Answers — Health: Care Assistants (12 Jul 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...Under Agenda for Change, the basic pay that staff receives will reflect the knowledge, responsibility, skills and effort required for their job, rather than their historic job title or occupational group. However, based on experience so far, most care assistants are assimilating at band two or three, depending on the nature of the job. £ Pay Band Annual Hourly Band minimum(30)...

Written Answers — Health: Private Finance Initiative (12 Jul 2005)

Liam Byrne: ....1 Cambridge University Hospitals 76 316.1 Avon and Western Wiltshire MH* 83 287.9 East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust* 110 503.1 Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals* 134 872.2 Dudley Group of Hospitals* 137 1,081.9 Barking, Havering and Redbridge* 238 1,675.6 Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust* 265 891.4 Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals* 308 1,012.0 Derby...

Written Answers — Health: Digestive Conditions (13 Jul 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...episodes for selected diagnoses (based on ICD-10 codes)—primary diagnosis-digestive conditions and diseases. national health service hospitals, England 1997–98 to 2003–04 Diagnosis grouping of digestive conditions and diseases Female Male Not known 1997–98 K00-K14 Diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaws 96,604 72,764 1,924 K20-K31 Diseases of...

Written Answers — Health: Mental Health (13 Jul 2005)

Liam Byrne: and older people include standards on mental health promotion, which requires health and social services to promote mental health for all and combat discrimination against individuals and groups with mental health problems, and promote their social inclusion.

Mental Health Services (South-west London) (19 Jul 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...event on 13 January at which the results were presented. Furthermore, a team briefing produced in May, which was circulated to the patient and public involvement forum and local user and carer groups, described the planned changes. The director of quality at the trust has met the chair of the PPIF and representatives of service users on a monthly basis, and has met carer representatives...

Written Answers — Health: Independent Mental Capacity Advocate Service (20 Jul 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...Northants Advocacy Partners Advocacy Project Advocacy Services in Staffordshire (ASIST) Age Concern Age Concern West Sussex Advocacy Project All Wales People First All Wales Senior Nurse Advisory Group Mental Health Allies Advocacy Alzheimer's Concern Ealing Alzheimer's Society Asian Disability Awareness Action in Bradford (ADAAB) Association of British Dispensing Opticians Association of...

Written Answers — Health: Patient and Public Involvement in Health (20 Jul 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...18 July 2005 Section 11 of the Health and Social Care Act 2001 places a duty on national health service organisations to work with patients, the public and their representatives, including patient groups and the voluntary and community sector (VCS), to ensure services are fully informed by the experiences of those using them. Making Partnership Work for Patients, Carers and Service...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Variant CJD (20 Jul 2005)

Caroline Flint: ..., the CJD Incidents Panel (CJDIP) and the Committee on Microbiological Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (MSBTO), I am now announcing further public health precautions in relation to a small group of blood donors whose blood has been transfused to people who later developed vCJD. The Chief Medical Officer, Sir Liam Donaldson, had asked the expert committees to consider the implications...

Written Answers — Health: Ambulance Services (12 Sep 2005)

Liam Byrne: .... It covers the diverse range of demands present in NHS posts such as the knowledge, responsibility, skills and effort required for the job, rather than their historic job title or occupational group. In order to assist the NHS with the job evaluation process, a number of common NHS jobs have been evaluated nationally and a process agreed by which local jobs can be matched to them where...

Written Answers — Health: Ambulance Services (12 Sep 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...since November 2003 to the data collected is that, from 1 October 2004, information about category B and C emergency calls is collected separately. Prior to this date, category B and C calls were grouped together. In general, responses to questions from hon. and right hon. Members will include information which has been formally collected and centrally validated by the Department. Some...

Written Answers — Health: Audiology Services (12 Sep 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...reference costs collection; thus the costs of the entire digital hearing aids service, is excluded from the reference costs in 2005. This is the result of their accounting treatment as capitalised grouped assets. As long as the purchase of digital hearing aids in bulk by national health service bodies is deemed to be a capital transaction, they will remain outside the reference costs...

Written Answers — Health: National Service Framework for Long-term Neurological Conditions (12 Sep 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...will require additional specialist skills and the development of new roles. The skill-mix required in each locality is a matter for local determination and planning. The long term conditions care group workforce team, hosted by Skills for Health", has identified a range of workforce issues and is working with the Department and other stakeholders to support local planning and develop...

Written Answers — Health: Neonatal Intensive Care (12 Sep 2005)

Liam Byrne: The Department established a review group to examine neonatal services, including special care for sick babies, in 2001. The report of the group was issued for public consultation in April 2003. It suggests a structured, collaborative approach to caring for newborn babies and proposes that hospitals work closely together in formal, managed networks to provide the safest and most effective...

Written Answers — Health: NHS Staff Recruitment (12 Sep 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...are GPs working part time in hospitals. (207)General medical practitioners (excluding retainers) includes contracted GPs, QMS others, PMS others and GP registrars. Prior to September 2004, this group included QMS unrestricted principals, PMS contracted GPs, GP registrars, PMS salaried GPs, restricted principals, assistants, salaried doctors (Para 52 SFA), PMS other, flexible career scheme...

Written Answers — Health: Psychiatrists (12 Sep 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...144 doctors holding training numbers in the psychiatric specialties. In addition, as at 30 September 2004 there were 2,426 senior house officers and 10 house officers working within the psychiatry group. However, many of these doctors were not planning to take up psychiatry as a career but, rather, were intending to apply the basic-level experience gained in psychiatry to other spheres of...

Written Answers — Health: Psychiatrists (12 Sep 2005)

Liam Byrne: services: staff numbers and numbers per 100,000 population—England 30 September 1997 31 December 2004 Numbers Per 1,000 population Numbers Per 1,000 population Psychiatry group 2,447 5.0 3,638 7.3 of which: Child and adolescent psychiatry 445 0.9 575 1.1 Forensic psychiatry 123 0.3 233 0.5 General psychiatry 1,365 2.8 1,994...

Written Answers — Health: General Practitioners (5 Oct 2005)

Liam Byrne: ... 61 58 n/a—denotes data not available. (15) General medical practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars) includes contracted GPs, GMS others and PMS others. Prior to September 2004 this group included GMS unrestricted principals, PMS contracted GPs, PMS salaried GPs, restricted principals, assistants, salaried doctors (para. 52 SFA), PMS other, flexible career scheme GPs and GP...

Written Answers — Health: Social Work (5 Oct 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...a review of the social care work force. The review will be jointly undertaken with the Department for Education and Skills and is expected to include a review of social work as a key professional group in both the adult social care and children's services work forces.

Written Answers — Health: Continuing Care (10 Oct 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...organisations. An electronic discussion forum has been established for regular communication and through which staff from across the health and social care community and wider stakeholder groups can contribute to specific parts of the framework.

Written Answers — Health: Medical Students (10 Oct 2005)

Liam Byrne: ...England (HEFCE) will be looking at the case for further expansion of undergraduate medical education, including the potential for expansionof graduate entry medical degrees. A joint implementation group, chaired by the Chief Medical Officer, Sir Liam Donaldson, and the Chief Executive of HEFCE, Sir Howard Newby, has been established to lead this review.

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