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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hypotension: Older People (28 Feb 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: ...40 to 74 years old, aims to prevent heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, and some cases of dementia. People can also now have their blood pressure tested in many community pharmacies and over 7,500 pharmacies have delivered nearly two million blood pressure checks in just over two years, and we are working with NHS England to expand this service by investing up to...

Time Banking (27 Feb 2024)

Deidre Brock: ...funding would enable Timebanking UK to expand its operations and realise its vision of a time bank on every high street in every village, town and city, just as there are general practitioners and pharmacies. Under a social franchise model, Timebanking UK would set up delivery partnerships with stakeholders, including voluntary and support organisations, GPs, health centres and community...

Time Banking (27 Feb 2024)

Deidre Brock: ...funding would enable Timebanking UK to expand its operations and realise its vision of a time bank on every high street in every village, town and city, just as there are general practitioners and pharmacies. Under a social franchise model, Timebanking UK would set up delivery partnerships with stakeholders, including voluntary and support organisations, GPs, health centres and community...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Pharmacy: Prescriptions (27 Feb 2024)

Matthew Offord: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if she will bring forward legislative proposals that enable pharmacists to amend prescriptions when their stocks dictate their ability to prescribe the type and weight of a drug.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Prisoners: Medical Treatments (26 Feb 2024)

Maria Caulfield: People in prison are entitled to the same standard and range of health and social care services, as they would receive in the community. A number of mechanisms are deployed by healthcare and pharmacy teams within prison settings to ensure continuity of access to medication. A robust medicines reconciliation will be in place, usually within 24 hours of arriving at a prison, to ensure the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Ask for ANI Scheme (23 Feb 2024)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many disclosures of domestic abuse his Department’s Ask for ANI scheme received in its pharmacy sites in (a) 2022 and (b) 2023.

Heart and Circulatory Diseases: Premature Deaths (22 Feb 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: ...plan, setting out four high-impact areas for every part of the health service to focus on risk factor detection and management. This began by rolling out blood pressure checks in high street pharmacies and helping people measure blood pressure at home, and we are now helping thousands more people detect hypertension earlier. Our forthcoming major conditions strategy will focus on...

NHS: Dementia Commission Report - Question (22 Feb 2024)

Baroness Wheeler: ..., the training of primary care practitioners in dementia-specific symptoms and diagnostic methods is crucial. What steps are the Government taking to strengthen general practice and community pharmacy in this regard so that individuals with dementia can receive appropriate care and support as early as possible?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Lisdexamfetamine (22 Feb 2024)

Andrew Stephenson: ...cannot be exported from, or hoarded in, the United Kingdom, to protect domestic supplies. We have also published a list of currently available and unavailable ADHD products on the NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service website, which is regularly updated to ensure that those involved in the prescribing and dispensing of medications can make informed decisions. If any patient is concerned about...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS Learning Support Fund: Pharmacy (21 Feb 2024)

Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason Master of Pharmacy courses are not included in the NHS Learning Support Fund.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Prisoners: HIV Infection (21 Feb 2024)

Maria Caulfield: HIV medication is initiated by a specialist in specialist services, and prison healthcare and pharmacy teams liaise with them to ensure continuity of care. A shared care agreement would be put in place to ensure continuity of care and appropriate monitoring. Any medication listed under the National Health Service high cost commissioning list is accessed via specialist commissioning routes,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Prescriptions: Pregnancy (21 Feb 2024)

Maria Caulfield: ...pay the prescription charge and apply for an exemption certificate. The penalty charges will only then be removed. The reimbursement of prescription charges usually takes place through a community pharmacy using the NHS FP57 receipt and refund form. In specific circumstances a refund request may require input from NHS BSA, these are processed and returned to the patient to take to the...

Scottish Parliament: Primary Care (Access) (21 Feb 2024)

Alex Cole-Hamilton: ...is not on track to meet that target. Part of the answer, of course, is to train, recruit and draw on the wider skills that exist in other disciplines such as mental health, physiotherapy, pharmacy and more. GPs are the first point of contact for many people as they enter the NHS, particularly at times of mental ill health. That is why my party works so hard to persuade the Government of...

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (21 Feb 2024)

...Workforce Recruitment Strategy by the end of 2024; welcomes the expanded primary care multi-disciplinary team workforce, with over 4,700 staff working in these services, including physiotherapy, pharmacy and phlebotomy; notes the doubling of mental health spending in cash terms from £651 million in 2006-07 to £1.3 billion in 2021-22, and that, as a result of that investment, child and...

Prime Minister: Engagements (21 Feb 2024)

Rishi Sunak: ...I will happily ensure that the Health and Social Care Secretary looks into his suggestions about more flexibility. He will also welcome our recent plans to expand the range of services available at pharmacies, saving many people time and hassle to get treatment for seven common ailments at their local pharmacist, easing the pressure on our GPs and speeding up the care that people deserve.

4. Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services: Special measures at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board — One year on (20 Feb 2024)

Baroness Mair Eluned Morgan: .... These include becoming the first in the United Kingdom to use artificial intelligence to diagnose breast and prostate cancer. I was also pleased to help launch the new e-prescribing service at a pharmacy in Rhyl back in November, as part of an all-Wales roll-out. Dirprwy Lywydd, it has been a challenging year for the health board, but I do think the difficult decision to put it into...

1. Questions to the First Minister: People who Suffer from Migraines (20 Feb 2024)

Mark Isherwood: ...the availability of headache specialists; developing and rolling out training and resources for GPs; ensuring that all guidance for healthcare professionals is updated; strengthening the role of pharmacy within primary care for migraine; and public awareness campaigns and resources.  So, what action is the Welsh Government planning, if any, to address these issues raised here last month...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Speech and Language Therapy: Criminal Justice System (20 Feb 2024)

Joanne Bunting: ...family support, but they are supposed to get there, while left to their own devices, via public transport, perhaps with a daily requirement for a prescription in Belfast. They make their way to the pharmacy, something goes awry, the miscommunication cycle starts, and boom: they are tired and alone; they have nothing and nobody; they are afraid, anxious and frustrated; and their temper is...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Pharmacy: Closures (20 Feb 2024)

Lord Storey: To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the closure of over 1,000 pharmacies since 2015; and what assessment they have made of the impact of pharmacy closures in deprived areas.

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (19 Feb 2024)

Health and Social Care Committee: Pharmacy. Oral evidence; 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm; Room 16, Palace of Westminster


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