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Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill (24 Oct 2016)

Maggie Throup: ...include IVDs, will he agree to consult the British In Vitro Diagnostics Association, the trade association that represents this industry across the UK? This is an important area of the life sciences industry, with nearly 900 million pathology tests performed every year and approximately 70% of every clinical decision being made using some form of IVD. If they are to be included in the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Pathology (20 Oct 2016)

Shabana Mahmood: ...the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the implications for its policies of the conclusions and recommendations in the Hutton review of forensic pathology in England and Wales, submitted to the Minister of State for Crime and Prevention in March 2015.

Written Answers — Home Office: Pathology (14 Oct 2016)

Shabana Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government has taken as a result of the conclusions and recommendations in the Hutton review of forensic pathology in England and Wales, submitted to the Minister of State for Crime and Prevention in March 2015.

Scottish Parliament: Local National Health Services (28 Sep 2016)

Fulton MacGregor: ...not only expect but deserve. That is investment in local services. Furthermore, in the past five years, 65 million has been invested in Monklands, including funding for the new critical care unit, the new pathology unit, the Lanarkshire Beatson centre and a refurbishment of the mental health unit and operating theatres. There has also been 1.5 million of investment in the...

NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans (14 Sep 2016)

Barbara Keeley: ...funding. In Greater Manchester, as the Minister probably knows, we have revised down the size of the funding gap to 1.75 billion, but that is still a very significant financial challenge for our area. There are plans to centralise mental health, pathology and radiology, but what will it mean? Will services close? Those are the sorts of decisions that local people are entitled to know...

Clinical Pharmacologists - Question for Short Debate (12 Sep 2016)

Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen: ...they make to effective treatments for the population of this country. As the noble Lord pointed out, pharmacology lies at the heart of biomedical science, linking together chemistry, physiology and pathology. Those that take up the speciality work closely with a wide variety of other disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular and cell biology, immunology and cancer biology, to name...

Scottish Parliament: Monklands Hospital (Trauma and In-patient Orthopaedic Services) (8 Sep 2016)

Shona Robison: ...also give the member the reassurance that there has been significant investment in Monklands hospital over recent years, including in the provision of a new theatre, a critical care unit upgrade, a new pathology laboratory and, of course, the 22 million Lanarkshire Beatson radiotherapy centre. Further investment is planned, including in improved facilities for day surgery and an...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer: Mortality Rates (13 Jul 2016)

George Freeman: to investigate the feasibility of undertaking randomised controlled trials of nutritional and physical activity interventions in men with prostate cancer and the impact of these interventions on cancer pathology to identify promising interventions to develop into phase III tertiary prevention trials.

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust — [Valerie Vaz in the Chair] (12 Jul 2016)

Joan Ryan: ..., only to find that the staff member cannot connect it up to get an instant read-out because the leads are not there. Even a chute meant to carry specimens from the emergency department to the pathology unit was out of operation for six whole weeks. According to the CQC, “this caused major delays to the speed in which results were returned to the department, thus slowing down the...

Junior Doctors Contract (6 Jul 2016)

Jeremy Hunt: ...; then in November and December for foundation year 1 doctors taking up new posts and foundation year 2 doctors on the same rotas as their current contracts expire. More specialties such as paediatrics, psychiatry and pathology, as well as surgical trainees, will transition in the same way to the new contract between February and April next year, with remaining trainees by October 2017....

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Forward Budget Planning (5 Jul 2016)

David Davis: ...Trust recently signed an agreement to share 1.6 million patient records with Google’s DeepMind subsidiary. The data include medical history, HIV status, past drug overdoses, abortions, and all pathology, radiology and visit records. It is claimed that the data are anonymised, which is impossible given the nature of the data, and no permission was obtained from patients. It is also...

EU Referendum and EU Reform (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (15 Jun 2016)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...neofascist Slovak parties already have almost 20% of the seats in parliament. The Freedom Party of Austria came within an ace of winning the Austrian presidency. It is complacent to suppose that we are immune from this pathology. If in Britain our metropolitan political elite continues to display contempt for people who do not share its enthusiasm for membership of the EU and for...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Heart Diseases: Screening (15 Jun 2016)

Jane Ellison: ...and providers to take account of quality standards in the services that are delivered to patients. The use of natriuretic peptides in diagnosing heart failure is widely understood and pathology laboratories are used to measuring them. The NICE’s guidance on acute heart failure and chronic heart failure both cover the use of natriuretic peptides. This guidance can be found at: ...

National Clinical Director of Adult Neurology - Question (9 Jun 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...having a national clinical director. It has reduced the number of clinical directors by six. We are not talking about just neurology; five others have gone in different specialties—for example, pathology. It would be a great mistake if the House went away with the impression that NHS England was in any way decimating or downgrading the importance of neurology.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (23 May 2016)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: the solution to every problem. Its record is abysmal: from the failure of the franchise at Hinchingbrooke Hospital through similar failures at George Eliot Hospital and at Weston, through failed attempts to outsource pathology services, and, now, to the stalled and expensive procurement failures in Cambridge and Peterborough, Worcestershire and Staffordshire. That programme has been...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vitamin D (11 May 2016)

Bob Blackman: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many tests for Vitamin D were carried out by pathology laboratories in England in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2014-15 and (c) 2013-14; and what the cost to the NHS was of providing such tests in each of those years.

Burial or Cremation (Delays) — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (3 May 2016)

Caroline Dinenage: ...that. It is absolutely fundamental that we allow bereaved people of whatever faith to make their funeral arrangements quickly, preventing the distress that can be caused by delay. The all-party group drew attention to the sustainability of pathology services. I can report that the Health Education England commissioning and investment plan for 2016-17 shows a steady state of commissioning...

Backbench Business: Fixed Odds Betting Terminals — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] (26 Apr 2016)

Jim Shannon: ...163;17 million reduction—1%—in bookmaker revenue from the machines. Secondary research based on the British gambling prevalence survey 2010 estimates that up to 40% of B2 revenue comes from at-risk and pathologically addicted players—higher than all other combined gambling activities—so the Government predicted very little impact. There is also evidence that...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Brain: Research (13 Apr 2016)

George Freeman: Started in the early 1950s by Professor Nick Corsellis at Runwell Hospital, in recent years the Corsellis Collection of brain pathology specimens has been managed and maintained by West London Mental Health Trust (WLMHT). The excess costs of maintaining the collection can only be supported by WLMHT from funds received for patient care. Therefore WLMHT has decided to dispose of the collection...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: NHS: Staff Morale (22 Mar 2016)

Liz McInnes: How does the Minister think that staff morale is affected when people hear the Government’s constant refrain of “implementing seven-day working”, particularly pathology staff and others who have for decades provided a 24/7 service?

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