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Privatisation of NHS Services — [Sir Graham Brady in the Chair] (23 Apr 2018)

Alex Chalk: ...the NHS’s inception 70 years ago. Most GP practices are private partnerships; the GPs are not NHS employees. Equally, the NHS has long-established partnerships for the delivery of clinical services such as radiology and pathology, and non-clinical services such as car parking and the management of buildings and the estate. To give an everyday example, the NHS sources some of its...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS Trusts: Subsidiary Companies (28 Mar 2018)

Stephen Barclay: ...Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Guy's and St Thomas' Enterprises Ltd Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust GTI Forces Healthcare Ltd Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Pathology Services Ltd Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Essentia Trading Ltd King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust KCH Commercial Services Ltd King’s College...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Colorectal Cancer: Screening (20 Mar 2018)

Steve Brine: ...FIT in 2018/19. NHS England is working with Public Health England to finalise a number of practical arrangements around sensitivity, production and distribution of FIT kits, and diagnostic and pathology workforce capacity to ensure that when FIT is implemented, it is sustainable.

Scottish Parliament: UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill (13 Mar 2018)

Liam Kerr: At the outset, and just for completeness, I declare an interest, first as a lawyer but also as a lawyer with a pathological dislike of and intolerance for excessive legalese, ambiguity and imprecision. Throughout a legal career that began nearly two decades ago, I have often been vexed by how often law firms that I worked for were paid large amounts of money to clear up ambiguity in...

NHS Wholly Owned Subsidiary Companies — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (6 Mar 2018)

Stephen Barclay: ...to the benefits of the arrangement. Let me give a concrete example of how the arrangement is delivering to the trust savings in the interests of patients. Under the previous delivery system, local pathology samples were sometimes lost and delayed—that is not in the interests of patients. The QEF brought in a revised system of procuring all sample containers and issuing those to GPs...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Colorectal Cancer: Screening (5 Mar 2018)

Steve Brine: ...enable them to commission the new service from National Health Service providers. This will include: the sensitivity threshold at which FIT will be set; and consequent planning for colonoscopy and pathology workforce capacity; the distribution of the test kits; laboratory set up; new information technology links with the FIT analysing machines; staff training and public information. NHS...

Disabled People and Economic Growth: Cancer Strategy (22 Feb 2018)

Nicholas Dakin: ...of progress being made, and the workforce plan is not yet as effective as we would wish. For example, as the Royal College of Pathologists has said, it can take up to 15 years to train a pathologist. Pathology services are unable to recruit to vacant posts today, and it is anticipated that a third of consultant histopathologists will retire in the next five years, which is just one...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued) (21 Feb 2018)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...across the EU. This gives a secure and consistent supply. It is used extensively in diagnosing particular diseases and in the relief of pain, particularly in palliative care, and biopic analysis in clinical pathology. The UK does not have any reactors capable of producing these isotopes, and they decay rapidly, often within a matter of hours or days, so we rely on a continuous supply from...

PACE Trial: People with ME — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (20 Feb 2018)

Carol Monaghan: I thank the hon. Gentleman for his intervention. I will come on to the NICE guidelines later in my speech. Although ME is a pathological, not psychological, condition, much about it remains a mystery. The reasons for that are twofold. First, many sufferers are housebound and therefore easy for society to ignore. Secondly, there is a lack of awareness among medical professionals and as a...

Written Answers — Home Office: Health Professions: Vacancies (20 Feb 2018)

Thangam Debbonaire: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will add (a) consultant and (b) non-consultant, non-training and medical staff posts in (i) general medicine, (ii) pathology, (iii) psychiatry, (iv) surgery and (v) anaesthetics to the United Kingdom Shortage Occupation list.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Charing Cross Hospital (8 Feb 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...million in Charing Cross last year, to refurbish urgent and emergency care wards, theatres, outpatient clinics and lifts and to create a patient service centre and the main new facility for North West London Pathology. Works commenced in January 2018 on the Charing Cross site which will expand the space available for mental health and ambulatory patients.

Museums and Galleries - Question for Short Debate (23 Jan 2018)

Lord Clement-Jones: ...—but to university museums as the chair of the Queen Mary University of London Council. If any noble Lord has a slight taste for the macabre, it is certainly worth while going to see the astonishing Barts Pathology Museum in the West Smithfield campus. As the National Museum Directors’ Council points out, eight out of the 10 most popular attractions in the UK are national...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Breast Cancer: Artificial Intelligence (18 Jan 2018)

Steve Brine: We are aware of a study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology into Artificial Intelligence (AI) in diagnosing breast cancer in women. Modern digital pathology techniques have created the opportunity to produce AI-based algorithms that could provide grading of tumours and prognostic insights that are not currently available through conventional methodology. However, the future...

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS Trusts: Subsidiary Companies (7 Dec 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...Propcare Services Limited 7 Synchronicity Care Ltd 8 D Hive 9 Dudley Clinical Services Limited 10 QEF 11 Guy's and St Thomas' Enterprises Ltd 12 GTI Forces Healthcare Ltd 13 Pathology Services Ltd 14 Essentia Trading Ltd 15 KCH Commercial Services Ltd 16 King's Interventional Facilities Management LLP 17 Moorfields Ventures LLP 18 WebV Solutions Ltd 19...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cardiac Risk in the Young (5 Dec 2017)

Steve Brine: ...as stakeholder events. The Department is aware of the important work that the charity does to reduce the frequency of young sudden cardiac deaths, particularly in their funding of clinical and pathology research.

Income Tax (Charge) (22 Nov 2017)

Priti Patel: My hon. Friend is absolutely right. We have 32 million people in work and unemployment at a record low, and Opposition Members talk our country and our economy down. They seem to have a pathological hatred of enterprise, aspiration and free markets. They call for higher taxes on businesses, which only serve their agenda to tighten controls on the free market, stifle innovation and stop...

Drug Addiction — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (22 Nov 2017)

Crispin Blunt: .... In Portugal, for example, where the possession of small amounts of drugs has been decriminalised since 2001, a step well short of licensing and regulation, usage rates are among the lowest in Europe, and drug-related pathologies, such as blood-borne viruses and deaths due to misuse, have decreased dramatically. Compare the drug mortality rate of 5.8 per million in Portugal with Scotland,...

Duties of Customs (20 Nov 2017)

Edward Leigh: ...is the lead signatory? It would close off options and prevent us from imposing any tariffs on goods from the EU. The hon. Member for Bootle (Peter Dowd) described such closing off of options as “pathological”. The hon. Member for Edinburgh South (Ian Murray) always strikes me as a very nice chap; does he share my concern that his own Front-Bench spokesman thinks that...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Defence Medical Services: ICT (17 Nov 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: .... • The deployed version of DMICP has benefited from new hardware and enhancements to the software. • An interface between DMICP and the new NHS messaging service, providing electronic delivery of pathology reports from NHS and other laboratories. • A new DMICP training system, allowing more users to be trained and a wider range of training courses to be provided.

Charing Cross Hospital — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] (1 Nov 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...enabled refurbishment of urgent and emergency care wards, theatres, out-patient clinics and lifts, as well as the creation of a patient service centre and the main new facility for north-west London pathology. Further significant investments are also planned, notwithstanding what the hon. Gentleman says about the current financial situation of the Imperial trust. It remains the case that...


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