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  • Accident and Emergency Departments: North East

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the average waiting time in accident and emergency rooms in hospitals in the North East of England.

  • Agency Nurses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many Government Procurement Service Framework Agreements for agency nurses are in place; and what proportion of expenditure on agency nursing staff...

  • Air Pollution

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate his Department has made of the number of premature deaths due to poor air quality in each of the last 20 years, by region; and if he will...

  • Ambulance Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what funding he has provided to each regional ambulance trust since 2010.

  • Ambulance Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many category A, B and C emergency calls were made to each regional ambulance trust in England and Wales in each month since May 2010; and how many...

  • Ambulance Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what changes he has made to ambulance trust response targets since May 2010.

  • Breast Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps his Department is taking to ensure that older breast cancer patients have their care co-ordinated by a multidisciplinary team; (2) what...

  • Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the NHS is using thalidomide derivatives for the treatment of cancer.

  • Care Homes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) when his Department last undertook a review of the funding of care homes for the elderly; (2) how many care homes for the elderly have closed over...

  • Cataracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many cataract procedures there were (a) nationally, (b) in the west midlands and (c) in south Birmingham in (i) 2010, (ii) 2011 and (iii) 2012.

  • Diabetes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the expiration of the National Service Framework for Diabetes on the quality of...

  • Drugs: Licensing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) if he will make an assessment of whether the lessons of the thalidomide tragedy have been learned in the process of licensing new drugs; (2) what...

  • Drugs: Rehabilitation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimates his Department has made of the number of people re-admitted to drug treatment programmes in each of the last five years.

  • Food: Genetically Modified Organisms

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he has received notification from the European Commission of its intentions to table a proposal not to continue its zero tolerance policy on the...

  • Food: Hygiene

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to provide information for the public on the importance of washing fruit and vegetables.

  • Health Services: Males

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to increase the accessibility of health advice and treatment for men.

  • Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many British nationals who used a European health insurance card to claim free or reduced cost healthcare in another EU member state received...

  • Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on improving the response to any future cross-border public health emergency.

  • Health Services: Social Enterprises

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will place in the Library an up-to-date list of funding awarded by the Social Enterprise Investment Fund.

  • Health: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many men in each age group took up the NHS Health Check programme in (a) England and (b) Leeds Primary Care Trust area in each of the last five years.

  • Hospitals: Food

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the satisfaction levels with NHS hospital food were in each of the last five years.

  • Hospitals: Parking

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much revenue NHS hospitals in (a) Greater Manchester and (b) England received from charging disabled drivers to park in the latest period for which...

  • Hospitals: Private Finance Initiative

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will publish his Department’s recent report on PFI hospitals.

  • Learning Disability: Tees Valley

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the standards of care provided to people with learning disabilities by Mental Health and Learning Disability NHS trusts in...

  • Meat

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health when the category of desinewed meat was created in the UK; who approved its creation; and what discussions were held on the classification of this...

  • Milk: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much his Department spent on providing free milk for children aged under five years in each constituency in each of the last five years; and how many...

  • NHS: Negligence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the total cost was of NHS litigation in each of the last five years.

  • NHS: Photographs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the cost to the NHS has been of the exhibition of photographs, currently on display in Rotherham, which has been touring NHS organisations since June...

  • Nurses: Temporary Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the National Audit Office report, Improving the use of temporary nursing staff in NHS acute and foundation trusts, how many strategic...

  • Obesity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how much the NHS has spent on purchasing ambulance stretchers for obese patients in each of the last five years; (2) how much the NHS has spent on...

  • Organs: Donors

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on proposals to introduce presumed consent into the organ donation system in Wales.

  • Parasitic Diseases: Pigs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many cases of trichinosis were reported from pork products in each of the last five years.

  • Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to assist the Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Trust to resolve problems in relation to its structural deficit...

  • Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to investigate the addition of handling fees to the delivery of gluten-free prescriptions.

  • Publications

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what consultation documents have been issued by his Department since May 2010.

  • Salmonella

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many cases of salmonella were traced to UK chicken eggs in each of the last five years; (2) how many cases of salmonella were traced to UK duck...

  • Sickle Cell Diseases: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what plans he has to monitor the implementation of the 2009 transcranial doppler scanning guidance when NHS commissioning boards become fully...

  • St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will place in the Library a copy of the NHS North report, Review of St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals in Support of Foundation Trust Status.

  • Suicide

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health when his Department plans to publish the new suicide prevention strategy for England.

  • Thalidomide

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the history of thalidomide and the pilot Health Grant scheme, what advance planning his Department is making for severely disabled...

  • Thalidomide

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will publish any historical correspondence between the Chief Medical Officer and Government Health Ministers on the issue of thalidomide.

  • Tobacco: Wales

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what consideration he has given to introducing bilingual government health warning notices on tobacco products sold in Wales.