Written answers

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Coronavirus: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that there are city centre satelite testing facilities in York for health and care staff who cannot drive...

    • Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure parity between care homes and the NHS in the practice of testing for covid-19.

      Coronavirus: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that elderly people who do not have access to new technologies to sign up online can access testing...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 home testing kits were posted on (a) 29 April 2020, (b) 30 April 2020, (c) 1 May 2020 and (d) 4 May 2020; how many of...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the (a) per unit cost of covid-19 home testing kits from dispatch to test result and (b) rate of return of...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 tests have been wasted every day as a result of breakages in transit.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the (a) Association of Clinical Biochemistry and (b) Institute of Biomedical Science on scaling up...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what arrangements he has made for people aged over 65 years old, and without internet connected devices, to access covid-19 tests.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how long it is taking for covid-19 test results to be processed and returned from the home testing kits in the York postcode area.

      Coronavirus: Liverpool

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the capacity for the number of swab tests is at each satellite testing centre for covid-19 in the Liverpool City Region area.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for each of the (a) five Regional Testing Centres and (b) 13 Mobile Testing Units in Scotland, (i) on what date each site opened, (ii)...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many laboratories in the UK support the testing of returned covid-19 home testing kits.

      Coronavirus: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to enable people aged over 65 years old that do not have access to the internet to order home testing kits.

      Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the eligibility for covid-19 testing to be available to (a) staff and (b) patients of care facilities that...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what criteria a person needs to meet in order to book a covid-19 test.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether an email address is a pre-requisite for booking a covid-19 test.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support his Department is offering to people without access to the internet to book covid-19 tests.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government has plans to expand the access to those eligible for coronavirus testing to include people shielding who are...

      Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many care settings have applied for covid-19 tests through the gov.uk online portal; and how many of those tests have been completed...

      Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many care settings have applied for covid-19 tests through the gov.uk online portal in (a) the North West, (b) Liverpool City Region,...

      Coronavirus: Kingston Upon Hull

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what is the maximum number of covid-19 tests that can be completed per day by mobile covid-19 testing units in Hull.

      Coronavirus: Kingston Upon Hull

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 tests have been completed per day in Hull by covid-19 mobile testing units.

      Coronavirus: Kingston Upon Hull

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timescale is for the return of covid-19 test results for patients tested for covid-19 by mobile testing units based in Hull, as...

      Coronavirus: Wallasey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the maximum number of covid-19 tests is that can be completed per day by mobile covid-19 testing units in Wallasey.

      Coronavirus: Wirral

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many positive covid-19 test results have been recorded from tests completed by mobile testing units based in (a) Wirral and (b) Wallasey.

      Quarantine: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the human rights implications of introducing a 14 day quarantine period for UK and EU citizens...

      Coronavirus: Israel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with his Israeli counterpart on the effectiveness of contact-free covid-19 testing booths.

      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, to whom Deloitte is required to report positive cases...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many drive through covid-19 tests have been carried out in (a) Bedfordshire and (b) England in each month since 23 March 2020; and...

      Disability: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to ensure that patients who are blind and deaf can access a covid-19 test.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer on 25 June 2020 to Question 53611 on Coronavirus: Screening, if he will publish the increasingly broad range of...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 25 June 2020 to Question 53610 on Coronavirus: Screening, if he will publish the evidence that his Department...

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what criteria his Department uses to assess the suitability of companies for involvement in the NHS test and trace service for covid-19;...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many requests for a covid-19 test (a) in York, (b) in Yorkshire and the Humber and (c) nationally have been resubmitted for a second...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many requests for a third covid-19 test at the same property have been declined in (a) York, (b) Yorkshire and the Humber region and...

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the level of stock of home testing kits held by the Government that can be made available to schools for...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 test results have been (a) lost and (b) declared void from (i) the Heathrow airport and (ii) the Twickenham rugby...

      Coronavirus: Bradford

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many positive tests for covid-19 have been recorded in the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council local authority area on...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he is taking steps to change the process for returning a covid-19 home test for people who (a) do not have internet access and...

      NHS: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will publish the number of views for the web page entitled NHS Get a coronavirus test for each day since that page was...

      Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Independent Review: Sodium Valproate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review by Baroness Cumberlege, what assessment his Department has...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the amount it has spent on home testing kits for covid-19 that were (a) not returned and (b)...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the delay between data being collected at military covid-19 testing units and that data being shared with...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the efficacy of health passports as part of its covid-19 recovery strategy.

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