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  • Ambulance Services: South Lakeland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many ambulances have broken down or required repair while on service in South Lakeland in each of the last five years.

  • Barnet Hospital: Psychiatry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made on the new building for psychiatric services provision at Barnet hospital; and if he will make a statement.

  • Breast Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the patient experience survey for breast cancer will seek information on the experience of patients with metastatic breast cancer.

  • Breast Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department plans to take to improve the care and experience of patients with metastatic breast cancer.

  • Cardiovascular System: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps are being taken to ensure that national guidance on cardiovascular disease risk assessment and management, with particular reference to the...

  • Cardiovascular System: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what progress has been made by the Department of Health Vascular Programme Board in reviewing recommendations from the National Screening Committee...

  • Cervical Cancer: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the process of liquid based cytology has now been implemented by all 142 laboratories that process cervical screening.

  • Clostridium (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of organic probiotics in tablet form in reducing the risk of developing Clostridium difficile.

  • Community Care: MRSA

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what research he has commissioned or funded on home-based care for patients with (a) MRSA and (b) clostridium difficile.

  • Confectionery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what legislation governs the sale of confectionery that contains alcohol.

  • Crimes of Violence: Mental Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if his Department will undertake research on whether there is a relationship between numbers of violent attacks on patients and staff in mental health...

  • Dental Services: Leicester

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to increase the number of NHS dentists in Leicester.

  • Departmental Christmas Cards (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much his Department spent on (a) Christmas cards and (b) postage of Christmas cards in 2007.

  • Departmental Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the (a) objective and (b) value was of each contract placed with (i) Deloitte & Touche, (ii) Ernst & Young, (iii) KPMG, (iv)...

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 4 December 2007, Official Report, column 1118W, on departmental public expenditure, how much (a) near cash, (b) non cash and...

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to paragraph 6.2 of his Department's resource accounts for 2006-07, for what reason the setting up of individual budget pilots was delayed, and...

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to paragraph 12, page 33 of his Department's resource accounts for 2006-07, which risks were (a) added to and (b) removed from his Department's...

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to paragraph 10, page 60 of his Department's resource accounts for 2006-07, if he will break down the other non-cash items charged to operating...

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to paragraph 10, page 60 of his Department's resource accounts for 2006-07, what stock items his Department was required to write-off; what bad...

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the publication of the NHS in England's Operating Framework for 2008-09, how much of the addition to his Department's baseline expenditure in...

  • Departmental Recycling

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much and what proportion of its waste his Department recycled in each of the last five years.

  • Departmental Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to paragraph 11, page 33 of his Department's resource accounts for 2006-07, to what extent each of his Department's five assurance standards were...

  • Departmental Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to paragraph 33, page 36 of his Department's resource accounts for 2006-07, what the 199 significant control issues were, broken down by...

  • Family Practitioner Services: Barnet

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made in arrangements for GPs in Barnet to make direct referrals for diagnostic services; and if he will make a statement.

  • Fractures

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the clinical efficacy of fracture liaison services to ensure patient concordance with medicines regimens which help prevent...

  • Gastrointestinal System: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients with each type of gastroenterological condition were seen by a consultant within 18 weeks of referral in the latest period for which...

  • Health Services: Overseas Visitors

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he will publish his review of the rules governing access to the NHS by foreign nationals.

  • Health Services: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health which organisations were consulted on screening for (a) heart disease, (b) kidney disease, (c) stroke and (d) diabetes prior to the Prime Minister's...

  • Health Services: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate his Department has made of (a) the number of additional medical personnel, (b) the quantity of additional scanning equipment and (c) the...

  • Health Services: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the cost of an individual screening for (a) heart disease, (b) kidney disease, (c) stroke and (d) diabetes.

  • Health Services: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much his Department plans to spend in each financial year until 2010-11 on advertising and education campaigns to encourage people to take up the...

  • Health Services: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate his Department has made of the likely take-up of (a) universal and (b) targeted screening programme for (i) heart disease, (ii) kidney...

  • HealthSpace

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients have registered with HealthSpace in each year since it was established.

  • Hospital Treatment Target

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what progress is being made towards the 18 week hospital treatment target in Hendon; (2) what progress has been made in meeting the 18 week...

  • Hospitals: Waiting Lists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will estimate the cost to the NHS of collecting figures for (a) inpatient and (b) outpatient waiting times in 2007-08.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the drug budget for the treatment of inflammatory bowel conditions is in (a) England and (b) each strategic health authority area in 2007-08.

  • Learning Disability: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to improve inpatient health care services for people with learning difficulties, with particular reference to Wirral...

  • Medical Treatments: Waiting Lists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps the Government has taken to reduce referral to treatment waiting times since 1997.

  • Mental Health Services: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust's plans for foundation trust status.

  • Midwives: Manpower

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the effect of the fertility rate projections published by the Office for National Statistics on 23 October 2007 on (a)...

  • NHS: Administration

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps the Government has taken to improve record-keeping systems in the NHS since 1997.

  • NHS: Debts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he intends to write off the debt of trusts in the financially challenged trust regime.

  • NHS: Manpower

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health on what dates, in each of the last five years, the NHS hospital and community health services non-medical workforce census was published; and on what date...

  • Obesity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many staff in his Department worked on the prevention and management of obesity in each of the last five financial years for which figures are...

  • Obesity: North West Region

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what studies his Department has commissioned into child obesity levels in the North West and their implications for the future health of people in the region.

  • Osteoporosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department has taken to improve the (a) level, (b) quality and (c) accessibility of information and support offered to people with...

  • Osteoporosis: Stockport

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what assessment he has made of the (a) level, (b) quality and (c) accessibility of information and support offered to people with osteoporosis in...

  • Oxygen: Medical Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS patients are dependent upon oxygen cylinders; and how many were so dependent in each of the last three years.

  • Oxygen: Medical Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health which companies supply oxygen cylinders and oxygen to the NHS; and what minimum standards of service are required of them.

  • Patient Choice Schemes: Barnet

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many and what percentage of Barnet patients' appointments were made through the choose and book system in (a) 2006-07 and (b) 2007-08 to date; and...

  • Patients: Television

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the average charge made to hospital patients to access personal television facilities; and what steps hospitals are taking to...

  • Primary Care Trusts and NHS Reconfigurations (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) whether he has asked primary care trusts to inform him of consultations and formal reviews which they hold into the future provision of services;...

  • Psychological Therapist: Training (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his estimate is of the average time taken to train a psychological therapist in the latest period for which figures are available; and what the...

  • Sheep Meat: Safety

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many successful prosecutions there have been in the UK over the last 10 years for the preparation, marketing or selling of prepared sheep meat known...

  • Smoking: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what each primary care trust's budget for smoking cessation services was in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement.