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  • Abortion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will bring forward proposals to require abortion clinics to inform women seeking an abortion about alternatives to abortion; what guidance he has...

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people aged under 18 have been admitted to hospitals in England and Wales with illnesses associated with the consumption of alcohol in each of...

  • Brain Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what funding the National Cancer Research Institute has provided for (a) brain tumour research and (b) other cancer-related research (i) in cash terms...

  • Cannabis: Nicotine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what research his Department has commissioned or evaluated on the physical and psychological effects of (a) using cannabis and nicotine together and (b)...

  • Dental Services: Cumbria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate his Department has made of the number of dentists required in (a) Cumbria and (b) Copeland constituency to meet demand for NHS dental care.

  • Dental Services: Cumbria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many Copeland residents access NHS dental treatment outside Copeland; (2) how many dental practices in (a) Cumbria and (b) Copeland...

  • Dentistry: Carlisle

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) when the first cohort of new dentists will qualify from the new dental school in Carlisle; (2) how many students are expected to qualify as...

  • Departmental Early Retirement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many staff in (a) his Department and (b) his Department's agencies have taken early retirement in the last two years.

  • Departmental ICT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many of his Department's staff have access to the Department's IT infrastructure at home.

  • Departmental Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of staff of his Department and its agencies did not receive the maximum bonus possible under a bonus scheme applying to them in the last...

  • Departmental Planning Permission

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what (a) planning applications and (b) licensing applications his Department has submitted in the last 24 months.

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) with reference to page 148 of his Department's Annual Report 2008, if he will provide a full breakdown of the (a) central Strategic Health...

  • Departmental Sick Leave

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many and what percentage of staff in his Department have had more than two periods of sickness absence of less than five days in each of the last...

  • Departmental Sick Leave

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many staff in his Department have had five or more periods of sickness absence of less than five days in two or more of the last five years.

  • Dietary Supplements: EU Law

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) when (a) he and (b) officials of the Food Standards Agency last met counterparts from each of the other member states of the European Union to...

  • Drugs: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what research he has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on the relationship between ecstasy use and psychosis.

  • Drugs: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what research he has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on the relationship between crystal methamphetamine use and psychosis.

  • Food: Genetically Modified Organisms

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps the Food Standards Agency is taking to ensure that food containing genetically modified organisms which is sold in restaurants and public...

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people were registered with general practitioners in England in each of the last five years, broken down by local authority area.

  • General Practitioners: Gloucestershire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what general practitioner practices within Gloucestershire Primary Care Trust (a) have agreed extended opening hours and (b) declined to extend opening...

  • General Practitioners: Pharmacy (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the effects on dispensing GPs of implementing the proposals set out in the Pharmacy White Paper; what discussions he has...

  • Health Centres

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the Answer of 19 May 2008, Official Report, column 119W, on health centres, on what dates regional workshops have been held; and if he will...

  • Health Centres

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 19 May 2008, Official Report, column 119W, on health centres, on what dates future regional workshops have been planned; and...

  • Health Services: Overseas Aid

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what contribution his Department has made to the Global Health Workforce Alliance's Health Worker Policy Initiative working group; and if he will make a...

  • Health Services: Overseas Aid

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is considering for implementing the March 2008 Global Health Workforce Alliance Kampala Declaration and Agenda for Global...

  • Health Services: Private Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what account his Department took of the Better Regulation Executive's code of practice for consultation in the preparation of its consultation paper on...

  • Health: Equality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of levels of health inequalities in urban communities between (a) white, (b) mixed race, (c) Asian and (d) Afro-Caribbean...

  • Hemel Hempstead Hospital: Hospital Beds

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what representations his Department has received on the number of beds in maternity facilities at Hemel Hempstead hospital since June 2005; and if he will...

  • Hospitals: Infectious Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many NHS in-patients contracted (a) MRSA, (b) clostridium difficile, (c) norovirus and (d) other healthcare-associated infections in each...

  • Human Papilloma Virus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what factors underlay the decisions (a) to offer Cervarix and (b) not to offer Gardasil as part of the national immunisation programme against the human...

  • Incontinence: Medical Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to his Department's June 2008 consultation on the proposed new arrangements for the provision of stoma and urology services and related...

  • Incontinence: Medical Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to his Department's June 2008 consultation on the proposed new arrangements for the provision of stoma and urology services and related...

  • Incontinence: Medical Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health with respect to his Department's June 2008 consultation on the proposed new arrangements for the provision of stoma and urology services and related...

  • Maternity Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many maternity units were closed in NHS hospitals in each (a) strategic health authority and (b) primary care trust area in each of the last five years.

  • Medical Records: Lost Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what procedures are followed to retrieve NHS patient information which is (a) lost and (b) stolen; (2) what safeguards are in place to prevent...

  • Medical Records: Lost Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS patients' records were (a) lost and (b) stolen in (i) Leicester and (ii) England in the last 12 months.

  • Medical Treatments Abroad

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS patients have been sent abroad for operations in the last three months; in which countries they have been treated; what the net effect on...

  • Medical Treatments: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many exceptional funding requests for treatment were (a) approved and (b) declined by primary care trusts in (i) Leeds West constituency, (ii) Leeds...

  • National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will review the resources available to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to produce commissioning guides.

  • NHS: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will consider making compliance with clinical guidelines produced by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence mandatory upon all...

  • NHS: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many applications for NHS bursaries were received from (a) medical and (b) dental students in each of the last five years; how many applicants were...

  • Obesity: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of children in (a) each London borough and (b) English region were obese in the most recent year for which figures are available.

  • Organs: Donors

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the black market in human organs is stopped; and if he will make a statement.

  • Out-Patients: Bedfordshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many missed appointments there have been (a) at Luton and Dunstable Hospital, (b) in Luton Primary Care Trust and (c) in Luton Mental Health Trust...

  • Overseas Visitors

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department employs any overseas visitors' officers; and what their responsibilities are.

  • Pain: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to introduce a national framework for the management of chronic pain in England.

  • Prescription Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to alter the best practice guidance to primary care trusts on the funding of drug treatments in the absence of guidance from the...

  • Sex: Health Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will include within the review of his Department's sexual health and HIV strategy consideration of the findings of the study commissioned by his...

  • Smoking

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to help smokers stop smoking in (a) the North West and (b) England.

  • Smoking

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he has taken to reduce smoking rates in the (a) adult and (b) child population in each of the last five years, broken down by (i)...

  • Smoking: Bexley

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the number of people who have ceased smoking in the London Borough of Bexley since the introduction of the smoking ban.

  • Smoking: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the estimated smoking prevalence rates were amongst (a) 11 to 15, (b) 16 to 19 and (c) 20 to 24 year-olds in each year since 1998; and if he will...

  • Smoking: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the main predictors of regular smoking among young people; and what steps he is taking to tackle them.

  • Smoking: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent representations he has received on the influence of smoking imagery on young people.