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Written Answers — Health: Departmental Pay (19 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: The information requested for the Department and its non-departmental public bodies has been placed in the Library. The information given relates to 2010-11 and 2011-12 to 31 December 2011. The Department has also published information on non-consolidated performance payments for 2010-11 and this is available on its website: www.dh.gov.uk/en/Aboutus/HowDHworks/Transparency/index.htm For the...

Written Answers — Health: Health: Children (19 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: The Department's Policy Research Programme and the National Institute for Health Research have not commissioned research specifically to measure the subjective well-being of children, but fund a wide range of research relating to the well-being of children. The Office for National Statistics is working with a range of stakeholders to develop well-being measures for children and young people...

Written Answers — Health: NHS: Procurement (19 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: There are a number of actions the Department has committed to within the 35th report from the Committee of Public Accounts on the procurement of consumables in the national health service acute and foundation trusts. These are being monitored and progress reported to the Public Accounts Committee. The actions focus on providing guidance and networks for the NHS to use to improve NHS...

Written Answers — Health: Opiates: Prescriptions (19 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: We have made no such assessment. Prescribers have access to a wide variety of impartial, trustworthy information resources to support their prescribing. These include: the British National Formulary; independent advice and guidance from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence; the Summary of Product Characteristics, provided by manufacturers as part of the regulatory...

Written Answers — Health: Prescriptions (19 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: There is no estimate of the number of prescriptions uncollected in 2010 and 2011. Also, as there is no actual supply of a drug to a patient there is no cost of the drug to the national health service. Where a patient presents a prescription form to a dispensing contractor for dispensing, the prescription item would then be prepared ready for collection, However, if the patient does not return...

Written Answers — Health: Third Sector (19 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: The Department can confirm that no funding has been made available to the named organisations in 2010-11 and 2011-12.

Local Government Finance Bill: Schedule 1 — Local retention of non-domestic rates (18 Jan 2012)

...Clark Mr Tom Clarke Ann Coffey Michael Connarty Rosie Cooper David Crausby Mary Creagh Stella Creasy Jon Cruddas John Cryer Alex Cunningham Jim Cunningham Tony Cunningham Margaret Curran Nic Dakin Simon Danczuk Mr Alistair Darling Wayne David Gloria De Piero Mr John Denham Jim Dobbin Frank Dobson Thomas Docherty Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson Brian H. Donohoe Frank Doran Jim Dowd Gemma Doyle Jack...

Local Government Finance Bill: Clause 1 — Local retention of non-domestic rates (18 Jan 2012)

...Michael Connarty Rosie Cooper Yvette Cooper Jeremy Corbyn David Crausby Mary Creagh Stella Creasy Jon Cruddas John Cryer Alex Cunningham Jim Cunningham Tony Cunningham Margaret Curran Nic Dakin Simon Danczuk Mr Alistair Darling Wayne David Gloria De Piero Mr John Denham Jim Dobbin Frank Dobson Thomas Docherty Mr Nigel Dodds Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson Brian H. Donohoe Frank Doran Jim Dowd...

Written Answers — Health: Alzheimer's Disease: Drugs (18 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: The number of prescription items dispensed, by primary care trust (PCT), for the latest available 12-month period, November 2010 and October 2011, is given in the following table, together with the rate per thousand of PCT weighted population formula for 2011-12. Number of prescription items for medicines to treat Alzheimer's disease that were prescribed in England and dispensed in the...

Written Answers — Health: Medical Equipment (18 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: Medical devices placed on the market in Europe, including the United Kingdom, are done so under the European Medical Devices Directives. Under these directives member states are required to set up a competent authority who have a mainly post market surveillance role which includes an obligation to withdraw or restrict devices from the market or from being used which may compromise the health...

Written Answers — Health: Medical Records (18 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: We are very grateful for the diligent, considered and thorough approach taken by NHS Future Forum members. We are already engaged in in-depth evaluation of the Future Forum's report and we will set out our proposals in respect of their recommendations in the forthcoming Information Strategy. The Information Strategy, which will be published by April this year, will be informed by analysis of...

Written Answers — Health: Mental Health Services (18 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: As set out in “The Operating Framework for the NHS in England 2011-12”, at a regional and local level, the national health service has developed integrated plans that set out how they will drive up the quality and productivity of services by 2014-15. We have been clear that these plans must demonstrate how any proposals, which would include any locally determined proposals around...

Written Answers — Health: NHS: Capital Investment (18 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: We have identified capital funding which could be made available to the national health service. We are now in discussions with the NHS to see how it could best be spent. However, no decisions have been taken and no deadlines established at national level. Further announcements will be made when the best possible use of this capital funding has been identified.

Written Answers — Health: Plastic Surgery: Breasts (18 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: We do not hold this information centrally. We are seeking more robust information about the number of women affected from national health service hospitals and private clinics.

Written Answers — Health: Primary Care Trusts: Finance (18 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: I refer my right hon. Friend to the written ministerial statement given by the Secretary of State for Health, my right hon. Friend the Member for South Cambridgeshire (Mr Lansley), on 14 December 2011, Official Report, column 102WS. This provided a link to the Department's primary care trust (PCT) allocations webpage where full details of the calculations used to determine the 2012-13 PCT...

Written Answers — Health: Spinal Muscular Atrophy (18 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: Estimated spend by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) on directly-funded research on spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in 2010-11 is £0.4 million. In addition/the NIHR clinical research network is currently hosting one study on SMA.

Written Answers — Health: Circle Health (17 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: Details of ministerial meetings with external organisations, and of hospitality received by special advisers, are published quarterly in arrears on the Department's website at: www.dh.gov.uk/en/Aboutus/MinistersandDepartmentLeaders/Depar tmentdirectors/DH_110759

Written Answers — Health: Departmental Manpower (17 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: There are three full-time equivalent speechwriters employed by the Department. One grade 6, one grade 7 and one higher executive officer.

Written Answers — Health: Departmental Work Experience (17 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: The Department does not issue guidance to its non-departmental public bodies on the employment of unpaid interns. Executive non-departmental public bodies are independent bodies, established through legislation. As such they employ non civil servants on their staff and determine their own employment terms and conditions. On the employment of unpaid interns they will be guided by relevant...

Written Answers — Health: Employment Agencies (17 Jan 2012)

Simon Burns: The following table sets out information from the Department’s central procurement system on core Department of Health spend on recruitment agencies from 1 September to 30 November 2011. Sum of invoice accounted amount excluding VAT £   Invoice accounted period   Supplier name 1 September 2011 1 October 2011 1 November 2011 Total Badenoch and Clark...


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