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NHS

Health written question – answered on 18th July 2013.

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Photo of Jamie Reed Jamie Reed Shadow Minister (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what representations he has received since May 2010 from each of the 14 health trusts under investigation by Sir Bruce Keogh.

Photo of Daniel Poulter Daniel Poulter The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Information is provided for each of the 14 trusts under investigation by Sir Bruce Keogh from the Department's ministerial correspondence unit and ministerial visits and meetings from Ministers Private Office Diaries and Visit Teams records.

A search of the Department's ministerial correspondence database was made of correspondence received between 1 May 2010 and 15 July 2013 from each of the 14 trusts under investigation by Sir Bruce Keogh. These are minimum figures which represent correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit only.

A search of Private Office Diary records of visits and meetings was made between 1 May 2010 and 16 July 2013.

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—10

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—5

Ministerial visits:

6 January 2012Andrew Lansley visit to Blackpool Victoria Hospital

13 December 2012—Dr Daniel Poulter visit to the Trust

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—9

Ministerial visits:

10 May 2010Earl Howe visit to Wycombe Hospital as part of the listening exercise

14 December 2012—Earl Howe visit to Amersham Hospital

Meetings:

22 July 2010Simon Burns had a meeting with Steve Barker MP regarding Wycombe Hospital meeting

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—10

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—22

Ministerial visits:

3 March 2011—Andrew Lansley visit to the Trust for the official opening of ICENI Centre

2 March 2012—Simon Burns visit to Colchester Foundation Trust

Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—8

Ministerial visits:

26 October 2010—Simon Burns visit to Russells Hall Hospital

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—16

Ministerial visits:

18 June 2010—Andrew Lansley visit to Burnley General Hospital

Meetings/Telephone call:

3 November 2010—Simon Burns had a meeting with Gordon Birtwistle MP regarding Burnley General Hospital

8 November 2010—Simon Burns had a telephone call with Mike Farrar regarding Burnley General Hospital

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—9

Ministerial visits:

10 April 2013Jeremy Hunt visit to George Elliot Hospital

Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—4

Ministerial meetings:

23 January 2013—Earl Howe met with Mark Reckless MP and Denise Harker and Mark Devlin, chair and chief executive of Medway NHS Foundation Trust

16 August 2013Norman Lamb hosted the Voluntary Sector and Social Enterprise Sounding Board meeting which was attended by Martin Riley from Medway Community Healthcare

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—11

Ministerial visits:

8 July 2010—Andrew Lansley visit to North Cumbria Hospital and Whitehaven and West Cumberland Hospital

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—2

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—9

Ministerial visits:

1 July 2010—Simon Burns visit to Newark Hospital with Patrick Mercer MP

21 March 2013—Dr Daniel Poulter visit to Newark Hospital

Debates:

6 July 2010—Simon Burns participated in a debate on Newark Hospital

Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—10

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Items of correspondence received by the Department's ministerial correspondence unit—27

Ministerial visits:

26 April 2012—Andrew Lansley visit to Pilgrim Hospital

21 March 2013—Dr Daniel Poulter visit to Lincoln County Hospital and Grantham and District Hospital

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