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  • Abortion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many ground E abortions were diagnosed by (a) amniocentesis, (b) ultrasound, (c) chronic villus sampling and (d) other diagnostic tests in each of the...

  • Accident and Emergency Departments: West Sussex

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the spending on locum doctors was in accident and emergency at the (a) Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath and (b) Royal Sussex County Hospital...

  • Autism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he has taken to ensure that specialist autism training for community care assessors is addressed in the guidance and regulations arising from...

  • Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what specialist services are currently available in hospitals to support patients diagnosed with cancers of unknown origin; and what plans he has to...

  • Cancer: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health when his Department has discussed with NHS England the operation of the Cancer Drugs Fund in the last six months; what the content of those discussions...

  • Cancer: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the forecast outturn expenditure on the Cancer Drugs Fund is in 2013-14 across the year as a whole; and if he will make a statement.

  • Cancer: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients have gained access to the Cancer Drugs Fund in (a) 2012-13 and (b) 2013-14 to date.

  • Cancer: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the total expenditure of the Cancer Drugs Fund was in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12 and (c) 2012-13.

  • Clostridium

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health when the clostridium-difficile targets for all hospital trusts and clinical commissioning groups will be published by the NHS Commissioning Board; and how...

  • Depressive Illnesses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent estimate he has made of the proportion of GPs who regularly prescribe mindfulness-based therapy for the treatment of repeat depression.

  • Food: Chemicals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information his Department holds on the health risks posed by synthetic chemicals used in the processing, packaging and storing of food.

  • Food: Chemicals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will institute a population-based assessment and bio-monitoring to establish any potential links between food-contact chemicals and chronic...

  • Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many commissioning access policies are being developed by NHS England; when they will be completed; and what rules apply to patient treatment...

  • Health Services: Immigrants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the health needs (a) in relation to infectious diseases and (b) in general of people who have (i) migrated to the UK within...

  • Health: Equality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences' recent report on local actions to reduce health inequalities,...

  • Hospitals: Infectious Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how Quality Premium funding agreements and the Outcomes Framework ensure a continued zero tolerance approach to hospital acquired infections.

  • Hospitals: Infectious Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS trusts have failed to reach their targets for reducing hospital acquired infections; and how many such trusts have been fined for such a...

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to bring the new vaccine for Crohn's disease developed by Professor Hermon-Taylor forward to the human trial stage; and how much...

  • Medical Records: Data Protection

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to ensure that NHS patients' details and medical records are safeguarded by insurance companies; and if he will make a statement.

  • Meningitis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 13 February 2014, Official Report, columns 840-1W, on meningitis, if he will publish the report to him by the Committee on...

  • NHS: Crimes of Violence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS staff were assaulted in health centres and hospitals in Lancashire in 2013; in which locations each assault occurred; and what the role was...

  • Nurses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many trained nurses were not registered to practice in England in each of the last five years.

  • Nurses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many nurses there were per 100,000 population in (a) the latest month for which figures are available and (b) the equivalent month in each of the last...

  • Nurses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information his Department holds on how many nurses will retire in the next five years.

  • Obesity: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to tackle rising rates of obesity among children in England.

  • Smoking

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent steps he has taken to publicise the effects of smoking on health.