Written answers

Tuesday, 18 August 2020

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the location of each operational regional testing centre.

    • Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, in addition to the tests performed at test centres, how many home testing kits were sent out each day from between 27 April 2020 and 5...

      Nurses: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure dialysis nurses treating patients who are shielding and vulnerable have access to adequate personal...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time is for covid-19 test results to be (a) processed and (b) returned from the Poppleton Park and Ride testing...

      NHS and Social Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the (a) longest and (b) average waiting time has been for covid-19 test results in the (i) NHS and (ii) care sector.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average time is for people to be given their covid-19 test results.

      NHS: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of pieces of personal protective equipment used by the NHS in 2019 were (a) masks, (b) goggles, (c) aprons,...

      Contact Tracing: Computer Software

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the minutes of meetings held by the NHS COVID-19 App Ethics Advisory Board will be published.

      Randox Laboratories: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) tests and (b) test results have been provided by Randox Laboratories under their contract for the delivery of covid-19...

      Randox Laboratories and Serco: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reasons (a) Randox and (b) Serco were initially listed as data processors in relation to the covid-19 testing programme and were...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to mitigate the risk of contacts spreading the covid-19 in cases where test results are not being communicated to...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the range of time taken is for covid-19 test results (a) by region and (b) in the UK.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to meet its target of 200,000 covid-19 tests per day; and what plans his Department has to increase...

      Dental Services: Greater Manchester

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide more level three personal protective equipment (PPE) to urgent dental care sites in Greater Manchester so that those...

      Deloitte: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that positive covid-19 test results under the commercial Deloitte system are shared with...

      NHS: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 11 May 2020 to Question 39482, if he will confirm whether he has had discussions with the Health and Safety...

      Deloitte: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 11 June 2020 to Question 48980 on Deloitte: Coronavirus, which Government or arms length body Deloitte is...

      Contact Tracing: Computer Software

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish a data protection impact assessment of the app being developed by Google and Apple for tracking and tracing covid-19.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the average waiting time for the result from a home testing kits for covid-19 in the most recent period for...

      Coronavirus: Laboratories

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the average time taken for results to be returned from covid-19 tests conducted at Lighthouse Labs.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce the number of covid-19 test results that are lost.

      Randox Laboratories: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department's contract with Randox Laboratories requires the notification to Public Health England of positive covid-19 tests...

      Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will introduce screening for post-traumatic stress disorder for people who have survived covid-19; and if he will make a statement.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 2 July 2020 to Question 53366 on Coronavirus: Screening, in what format his Department records that...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has set a date by which he plans to turn all covid-19 tests around within 12 hours.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason postcode level Pillar 2 data from the National Testing Programme dashboard was not provided to local authority Directors...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to enable public health teams in local authorities to access data from primary care facilities recording patients with...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to increase the regularity of pseudonymised testing data made available to public health teams in local authorities.

      Protective Clothing: Retail Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish guidance on people exempt from the regulations on the compulsory wearing of face masks in shops and supermarkets.

      Protective Clothing: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many pieces of personal protective equipment sourced from (a) the UK and (b) overseas during the covid-19 outbreak have been deemed...

      Protective Clothing: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the risk of loss to the public purse as a result of fraud during the procurement of personal protective...

      Health Services: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support specialist health practitioners in the area of women’s health to implement new ways...

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect on hygiene and safety of the continued use of single-use face masks; and whether he plans to...

      Dental Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that dentists and dental staff are included in the antibody testing programme for NHS staff...

      Hospitals: Parking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 3 July 2020 to Question 64364 on NHS: Parking, what assessment he has made of the potential financial effect on...

      Surgery: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Royal College of Surgeons of England’s report entitled Elective Surgery during COVID-19, what steps his...

      Hearing Impairment: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government plans to make available face masks from clear material to assist people in lip reading who are deaf or hard of hearing.

      NHS: Radioisotopes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of effectiveness of the Health Infrastructure Plan to update and improve the capability of the NHS to deliver...

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the (a) total number of outstanding personal protective equipment orders that have not been fulfilled and...

      Contact Tracing: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of contacts being traced through the covid-19 test and trace programme in (a) Newcastle and (b) the North...

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what process is available to people that are unable to wear masks as a result of to health conditions to prove that to enforcing officers.

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