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  • Adam Werritty

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether (a) he, (b) officials of his Department and (c) special advisers in his Department have met Mr Adam Werritty on official business since May 2010;...

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to reduce the number of people who exceed the Government's guidelines for weekly alcohol consumption.

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the number of people in each age group who exceed the Government's guidelines for weekly alcohol consumption.

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Prices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department has sought legal advice on the compatibility of the introduction of a minimum price for alcohol with European law.

  • Arthritis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department has taken to support people with mobility problems caused by arthritis.

  • Back Pain

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to publish a quality standard on lower back pain.

  • Breast Cancer: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress is being made on the provision of digital mammography in NHS screening services.

  • Carers: Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what financial support and practical assistance the Government provides to carers who are seeking work following the death of the person being cared for.

  • Departmental Freedom of Information

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 his Department has received in each month since May 2010; how many responses given in...

  • Departmental Lost Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 27 October 2011, on lost computers and mobile telephones, how many losses or thefts of (a) computers, (b) mobile telephones, (c)...

  • Departmental Official Engagements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will place in the Library the ministerial diary of the Minister of State for Social Care for October to December 2010.

  • Disability: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will create a clinical network for children with defined responsibility for developing care pathways for (a) disabled children and young people (i)...

  • Disability: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health under his proposed reforms which part of the NHS will be responsible for (a) designing care pathways and (b) shaping local services for (i) disabled...

  • Disability: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what function the NHS Commissioning Board will have in respect of national delivery of health services for (a) disabled children and young people (i) with...

  • Fats: Health Hazards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment his Department has made of the quantity of trans fats consumed in the UK; and what steps the Government is taking to reduce such consumption.

  • General Practitioners: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average total payment per GP made to general practices in England was in the last year for which figures are available.

  • Health

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what consideration he has given to placing a statutory duty on local authorities to reduce health inequalities.

  • Health

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the ability of public health policy to reduce healthcare costs for the NHS; and if he will make a statement.

  • Health Professions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what arrangements he plans to put in place to ensure that all statutorily regulated health professionals, including osteopaths, will be able to input into...

  • Health Protection Agency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the quality of accountability through the regional structures of the Health Protection Agency; and if he will make a statement.

  • Hepatitis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what analysis his Department has undertaken on any relationship between hepatitis C infection and health and social inequalities.

  • HIV Infection

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the current level of Government funding for HIV education and prevention in England.

  • HIV Infection: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to reduce the number of cases of HIV in London.

  • Hospital Beds

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many (a) acute and (b) non-acute patients aged 18 years and over were occupying a hospital bed but eligible for discharge by NHS commissioner...

  • Hospitals: Eggs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he has issued guidelines to hospitals on their buying criteria to ensure eggs produced in conventional cages should not be used in any form.

  • Hospitals: Waiting Lists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many urgent NHS operations were cancelled in each month of (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11 and (c) 2011 to date.

  • Learning Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the number of people with a learning disability in England who are being supported (a) exclusively or (b) predominantly...

  • Learning Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent estimate he has made of the number of adults with a learning disability in England; what steps he is taking to ensure there is sufficient...

  • Lighting: Health Hazards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what (a) assessment he has made of and (b) representations he has received on the recent Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health...

  • Medical Treatments: VAT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent representations he has received on the inability of NHS trusts to recover VAT on medical treatments compared to the ability of dispensing...

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment his Department has made of the role of osteopathy in reducing workplace sickness absence due to musculoskeletal disorders.

  • NHS: Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the participation rate was for the NHS pension schemes in each pay band in each year from 2006 to 2010.

  • NHS: Private Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what recent assessment he has made of the effect on the number of NHS patients who will seek private treatment of the proposals contained in the...

  • Older People: Carers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much funding he allocated to social care for the elderly in the latest period for which figures are available.

  • Primary Care Trusts: Per Capita Costs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how much Mid Essex Primary Care Trust received per capita in the latest period for which figures are available; (2) what the average level of per...

  • Public Health England

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to ensure Public Health England is operationally independent of Government.

  • Skin Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many single technology appraisals have been published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence for (a) malignant melanoma...

  • Social Services: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will publish the evidential basis used by his Department to set £23,250 as the proposed means-tested threshold for social care costs.

  • Speech and Language Disorders: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many people were (a) wholly and (b) partially state funded for speech and language therapy in 2010; and what estimate he has made of funding...

  • St Helens and Whiston NHS Hospital Trust

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he plans to make his decision on the funding gap at St Helens and Whiston NHS Hospital Trust.