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  • Agenda for Change

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether she plans to increase the resources made available to the NHS to support the implementation of (a) Agenda for Change, (b) the consultants'...

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what funding has been allocated to Enfield primary care trust for alcohol treatment for 2007-08.

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many casualties were admitted to (a) Sunderland Royal hospital, (b) Hartlepool University hospital and (c) Durham University hospital owing to...

  • Antibiotics

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the consumption of antibiotics in England for medical purposes was in each year since 2004.

  • Blood: Haemophilia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health when the first adverse liver result related to the use of blood products with haemophilia was reported under the terms of the Medicines Act 1968 and...

  • Blood: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many primary care trusts operate community blood test clinics; (2) which primary care trusts have moved blood testing services from...

  • Contraceptives

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment she has made of the costs and benefits of providing free condoms in GP surgeries.

  • Departments: Equal Opportunities (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether her Department has (a) a gender strategy and (b) a gender equality action plan in place.

  • Diversity Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the cost to her Department was of diversity training during (a) 2002 and (b) 2003; what programmes took place and at what cost, in 2006; and if she...

  • Drugs: Rehabilitation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what funding has recently been allocated by her Department for drug services in (a) Bristol, (b) Birmingham, (c) Manchester, (d) Liverpool and (e)...

  • Family Planning

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps her Department is taking to ensure women and men have access to community contraceptive services; and if she will make a statement; (2)...

  • Food: Labelling

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment the Food Standards Agency made of (a) barcode scanners, (b) calorie calculators and (c) other electronic devices in its approach to...

  • Haemophilia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what expert advice was received by the Department of Health about the psychological impact of informing people with haemophilia (a) of their increased...

  • Haemophilia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many meetings officials have had with strategic health authority chief executives on the service level agreement applied to the provision of...

  • Health Professions: Regulation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) which organisations have submitted responses to her Department's review of the regulation of non-medical healthcare professions; (2) which...

  • Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what response she has made to the report of Professor Fryer entitled "Learning for a change in healthcare"; and if she will make a statement.

  • Heroin

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people received treatment following the illegal use of heroin in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available; and if she will make...

  • HIV

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people were diagnosed with HIV in each London borough in each of the last five years.

  • Institute for Innovation and Improvement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time staff work at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement; what the Institute's budget is for 2006-07; how...

  • Liver Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) when she expects the FibroScan test for liver stiffness to be available in the NHS; (2) what assessment has been made of (a) the efficacy and (b)...

  • Medical Equipment: Prices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the (a) Office of Fair Trading and (b) Competition Commission were consulted in drawing up the proposed pricing model in the Department of...

  • Medical Records: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many people have smartcards to access the care records database; and how many it is estimated will have smartcards when the database is fully...

  • Medical Records: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) which (a) clinical and (b) administrative staff codes will have access to the NHS Care Records database; (2) how (a) the audit trail, (b)...

  • Medical Records: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many times a day the care records database was accessed in the last period for which figures are available; and how many times a day she expects it to...

  • Midwives: Manpower

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many whole-time equivalent midwives per 1,000 maternities there were working in the NHS in the most recent period for which figures are available,...

  • Midwives: Manpower

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many whole-time equivalent midwives per 1,000 maternities were working in the NHS in the most recent period for which figures are available, broken...

  • Milton Keynes Primary Care Trust

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether Milton Keynes primary care trust is considering the removal of the physiotherapy provision to some Milton Keynes GP practices as part of its...

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what consideration she has given to the merits of strengthening (a) safeguards against and (b) the reporting of the use of unlicensed drugs, with...

  • NHS: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what rules apply to (a) consultants and (b) general practitioners working within the NHS in respect of the receipt by them of (i) gifts from drug...

  • NHS: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how much of the centrally funded initiatives and services and special allocations budget was spent on (a) strategic health authorities, (b)...

  • NHS: It

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what estimate she has made of the average percentage of the overall budget of (a) primary care trusts and (b) NHS trusts which was spent on IT in...

  • NHS: It

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate she has made of the overall cost to NHS trusts of upgrading older versions of the software for the Connecting for Health IT System.

  • NHS: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps she is taking to ensure that staff in the lowest pay bands and career grades in the NHS are able to take advantage of work-related learning.

  • Orthoptics: Manpower

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many orthoptists are employed by each (a) acute trust, (b) foundation trust and (c) primary care trust.

  • Overseas Patients

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much has been invoiced by the NHS to other countries in the European Union for services received by those countries' citizens in England and Wales for...

  • PCT Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many staff in each primary care trust in England were (a) made redundant and (b) given early retirement in the three months ending (i) 30 September...

  • Prescriptions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) paid-for and (b) free prescriptions were issued in each primary care trust in (i) Essex, (ii) Herefordshire, (iii) Inner London and (iv)...

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment has been made of the impact of the human papillomavirus vaccination on the incidence of genital warts.

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health when her Department is scheduled to meet the Department of Education and Skills to discuss implementing a school-based human papilloma virus immunisation...

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what consultations with patient groups have been undertaken to discuss the implementation of a national human papilloma virus immunisation programme.

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will publish the agenda for the JCVI human papilloma virus sub-group meeting on 28 February.

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what meetings have been held with the makers of human papilloma virus vaccines to discuss availability.

  • Smoking: Public Places

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what extra funding is being provided to local authorities to support (a) the introduction of the smoking ban to be implemented in July and (b) on-going...

  • Sunbeds

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will (a) issue guidance on the maximum strength of tanning beds available for hire or sale and (b) propose legislation prohibiting the use of...

  • Tomography

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many PET-CT scanners there are in the UK; and where are they sited; (2) how many PET-CT scanners are in clinical use and routinely available to...