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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Older People (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: The UK Health Security Agency monitors and publishes COVID-19 case rates by age group, including those aged 60 years old and over, in the weekly COVID-19 Surveillance report, which is available at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-flu-and-co vid-19-surveillance-reports-2021-to-2022-season As of 14 November 2021, COVID-19 case rates per 100,000 were 264.4...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Travel: Coronavirus (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: The NHS COVID Pass is currently available to people aged 16 years old and over and can be used to demonstrate vaccination and recovery from COVID-19. Guidance on accessing a NHS COVID Pass is available at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/nhs-covid-pass#who-can-get-an-nh s-covid-pass-in-england. We are looking at ways to provide fully vaccinated 12 to 15 year olds with a travel...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Children (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: The Data Protection Act 2018 and the United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulation provide a framework to support appropriate and lawful secure data sharing relating to children and young people. The legislation also ensures that agencies and organisations are transparent and accountable in relation to their use of data. Non-statutory guidance on information sharing, ‘Information...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Travel: Coronavirus (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: The NHS COVID Pass is currently available to people aged 16 years old and over and can be used to demonstrate vaccination and recovery from COVID-19. We are exploring ways to provide fully vaccinated 12 to 15 year olds with a travel NHS COVID Pass and further information will be available in due course. Most countries regard under 16 year olds as fully vaccinated, with others accepting...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Screening (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: Vaccination status is not requested when an individual reports the result of a lateral flow test they have taken in England via GOV.UK. However, there may be other instances where an individual is asked to provide details of their vaccination status. This information is requested in order to understand the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines, including the effectiveness against different...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: There are no plans to allow people with religious objections to obtain a NHS COVID Pass. The possible reasons for exemptions from vaccination are limited and apply to medical conditions. If an individual is not fully vaccinated, they can currently obtain a NHS COVID Pass for domestic use with proof of a negative lateral flow test, or proof of recovery within the last six months.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Travel: Coronavirus (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: There are currently no plans to record booster vaccinations in the NHS COVID Pass. Booster vaccinations are not required for domestic certification in England. We recognise that some countries are altering their vaccination requirements, therefore we are keeping this under review.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hepatitis: Disease Control (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: NHS England and NHS Improvement delivers the Hepatitis C Elimination Programme in England, working towards elimination by 2025. Since 2015/16, the National Health Service has treated 65,000 people with hepatitis C. In addition, a cross-Government Prevention and Harm Reduction Working Group has been established to develop a national process to identify and reduce reinfection amongst those...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hepatitis (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: The latest data on hepatitis C prevalence in London is published in ‘Hepatitis C in London: annual reports’ which is available at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hepatitis-c-in-lo ndon-annual-review#history The latest data on hepatitis C prevalence in England is published in ‘Hepatitis C in England and the UK’ which is available at the following link:...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Meat: Novel Foods (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: In 2019, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) commissioned a study on consumer views towards emerging technologies including cultured meat. The FSA also plans further work on consumer perceptions of cultured meat, with the findings due in early 2022. Cultured meats would require pre-market authorisation as they are likely to be novel foods and any applications would need to be assessed for safety...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Drugs: Misuse (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: On 20 January 2021, we announced an extra £80 million for drug treatment services in England for 2021/22. The Government will publish a long-term drug strategy by the end of 2021. This will include details of treatment and recovery support for those affected by substance misuse and their families.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: COVID-19 vaccinators have received appropriate training to make sure individuals attending a vaccination appointment feel safe. NHS England and NHS Improvement recommend that individuals with a needle phobia contact the vaccination centre prior to attendance, to determine what mitigations they have for such patients and if any special arrangements could be made to help the recipient feel more...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Screening (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: The data is not held in the format requested. Currently the only childcare setting in which polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing is routinely carried out is children’s secure homes. To minimise waiting times for all PCR testing, including in children’s homes, we have procured additional laboratory capacity and adopted a regional processing model to reduce travel times and increase...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Asthma: Coronavirus (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: Individuals aged 12 years old and over with ‘poorly controlled asthma’, as defined in the Green Book, are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine primary course. Those aged 16 years old and above with poorly controlled asthma have now been offered a booster vaccine. Individuals whose asthma is controlled are offered COVID-19 vaccination in line with their age cohort. People over the age of 16...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s advice on the eligibility of asthmatics for the COVID-19 booster vaccine programme is kept under continuous review, based on any new advice from the British Thoracic Society.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (29 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: Individuals can now demonstrate their booster vaccinations using the NHS COVID Pass via the NHS App and NHS.UK for international travel. Booster and third doses are not used to generate the NHS COVID Pass as it is not required for domestic certification.

Covid-19 Update (26 Nov 2021)

Sajid Javid: ...day by day. I will absolutely see what we can do with regard to Kettering. The Vaccines Minister, the Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, my hon. Friend the Member for Erewash (Maggie Throup), has heard what my hon. Friend has said. I suggest that they have a quick meet after this, as I am sure that she is eager to open up more access points in Kettering.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Screening (26 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: 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: Coronavirus: Children (26 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: 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: Contraceptives: Health Education (26 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: 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.


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