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Written Answers — Health: Departmental Written Questions (6 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: Between 1 June and 30 November 2011, 635 written questions for answer on a named day were received. 100% received a substantive answer on the date for answer. The Government have committed to providing the Procedure Committee with information relating to written parliamentary question performance on a sessional basis and will provide full information to the committee at the end of the...

Written Answers — Health: Health Services (6 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: The available information is shown in the following table: Out-patient and in-patient hospital activity, England (commissioner based) Out-patients In-patients Quarter First attendances seen Subsequent attendances seen Total attendances seen Elective general and acute FFCEs Non-elective general and acute FFCEs Total general and acute FFCEs Q3 2010-11 4,105,634...

Written Answers — Health: Health Services: Finance (6 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: The Department is developing a health premium that will incentivise local authorities to make improvements in health and reduce health inequalities. Those areas with the worst health problems will see the greatest incentive because they face the greatest challenges. Detailed work on the health premium can only begin once the baseline spend is known and after the publication of the Public...

Written Answers — Health: Hospital Beds (6 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: The Department does not collect data on bed numbers in weekly situation reports. The information collected by the Department on a monthly and quarterly basis since April 2011 is provided in the following tables. England level Average number of available general and acute beds under care of a consultant Year Period Overnight beds Day only beds 2011-12 Q1 104,620...

Written Answers — Health: Morecambe Bay Hospitals NHS Trust: Information and Communications Technology (6 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: Development of the Lorenzo computer system started at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay National Health Service Foundation Trust in August 2008. The trust has implemented the following elements of the system: Requests and Results/Clinical Documentation; Care Management and To Take Out (out-patient department) Prescribing and plans to implement the Emergency Care element in 2012. The...

Written Answers — Health: Morecambe Bay Hospitals NHS Trust: Information and Communications Technology (6 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: A total of 2.16 million has been provided to University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay National Health Service Foundation Trust in their role as an early adopter for release 1 and 1.9 of the Lorenzo information technology system—1,158,660 from NHS Connecting for Health and 1,007,000 from the NHS. These costs do not include payments for the system to the local service...

Written Answers — Health: NHS: Manpower (6 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: Local national health service organisations are best placed to decide on the work force needs for their community, according to local circumstances and priorities, with assurance and challenge regionally and nationally. The Migration Advisory Committee is consulting on policies towards skilled economic migrants from April 2012, including the level of the limits on Tier 2 visas. The Department...

Written Answers — Health: North Bristol NHS Trust: Information and Communications Technology (6 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: The project to deliver the Cerner Millennium IT system at North Bristol National Health Service Trust under the BT Local Service Provider contract commenced on 26 April 2010. The trust is planning to start using the system on the 8 December 2011. The support costs for the deployment of the Cerner Millennium IT system at North Bristol NHS Trust are estimated to be 60,887 for NHS...

Written Answers — Health: North Bristol NHS Trust: Information and Communications Technology (6 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: No payments have been made to date to the local service provider for the Cerner Millennium information technology system at the North Bristol NHS Trust. Payment will be made 45 days after delivery of a working system, which is planned for 8 December 2011. Once the deployment has been proved successful by the trust, a one-off deployment charge of 15.2 million will be made followed by an...

Health and Social Care Bill: Committee (10th Day) (5 Dec 2011)

Lord Beecham: ...necessarily accept the entire burden of the criticisms made by the members of the Faculty of Public Health, I am sure Ministers in this House would not describe those with such concerns in the terms that Simon Burns used in another place when he described critics of the Bill as "zombies". They are not zombies; they are dedicated public health professionals whose concerns have to be...

Written Answers — Health: Antibiotics (5 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: Currently there are two new agents in development with the potential to act against the difficult to treat multi-resistant Gram negative bacteria(1). We are actively encouraging further drug development and pressing for greater research collaboration at an international level as recommended in the new European strategic action plan(2). (1 )European Medicines Agency/European Centre for Disease...

Written Answers — Health: Cancer: Drugs (5 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: Information at primary care trust level is not collected centrally. The Cancer Drugs Fund was launched on 1 April 2011 to help thousands of cancer patients access the drugs their clinicians believe will help them. We made an additional 50 million available to strategic health authorities (SHAs) in 2010-11 to support improved access to cancer drugs. Since 1 October 2010, this funding...

Written Answers — Health: Capita (5 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: The Department has awarded 194 contracts to Capita and its related organisations since May 2010. The following table shows the number of contracts and monetary value. Supplier name Number of purchase orders Purchase order value () Capita Business Services Ltd 11 428,578.08 Capita Health Solutions Colchester 13 3,571.96 Capita Resourcing Ltd 122 2,519,192.86 Capita...

Written Answers — Health: Departmental Communications (5 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: An organogram for the Department's communications staff is available at: http://data.gov.uk/organogram/department-of-health Current figures were collated in March 2011. Updated figures from September 2011 will be published imminently. Staffing figures for the Department's agency and non-departmental public bodies are included in the following table: Communications Figures (whole time...

Written Answers — Health: Judicial Review (5 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: The Department dealt with 137 potential or actual judicial review claims brought against it in the last five years. The additional information requested such as which of these organisations has received any funding from the Department and the success of these actions is not held on a central record. To provide this information would involve examining open files and recalling closed files from...

Written Answers — Health: Official Hospitality (5 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: Since May 2010, the Department has held 25 receptions and events have been held; 19 in Skipton house and six in Richmond house, including Remembrance Sunday in both 2010 and 2011. Four have been sponsored by third parties.

Written Answers — Health: Departmental Pay (5 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: No civil servants in the Department, employed either on permanent or fixed-term contracts are paid by means of payments to limited companies. Similarly, no senior staff of the Department's Executive agency, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, or its other non-departmental public bodies are paid in this manner. It is not the Department's policy to permit payments to civil...

Written Answers — Health: Procurement (5 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: The Department's central procurement database does hold information on expenditure with external suppliers. However, it does not have a category for outsourced services. To obtain this information we would need to contact each business area and directorate in the Department requiring them to check their records to obtain information about the services that were previously performed...

Written Answers — Health: Regulations (5 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: The analysis of central records required in order to provide the information requested could be carried out only at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Health: Health Services: Males (5 Dec 2011)

Simon Burns: The NHS Health Check programme is a national public health programme for people in England aged 40-74. The purpose of the programme is to identify an individual's risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and diabetes, and for that risk to be managed through appropriate follow up. The programme is aimed at tackling inequalities, including inequalities in gender. Primary care trusts are,...


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