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  • Obesity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will estimate the cost to the NHS of treating obesity and its related diseases in (a) Harlow constituency, (b) Essex and (c) England in each of the...

  • Bone Marrow Register

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to inform young people aged 16 and over about joining the bone marrow donor register.

  • Drugs: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the cost to the NHS of the illegal use of controlled substances in (a) England, (b) Yorkshire and Humber, (c) South...

  • Haematology

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the level of demand for haematology services in (a) England and (b) the North East of England; and what steps he is...

  • General Practitioners: North of England

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding has been allocated by NHS England to piloting seven-day GP services in the North of England.

  • NHS: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make it his policy to implement in full the recommendations of the Pay Review Body for all NHS staff; and if he will make a statement.

  • Sugar

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will introduce measures to reduce the sugar content of food modelled on those introduced to replace the salt content of food between 2003 and 2011.

  • Sugar

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to reduce sugar intake by the public.

  • Obesity and Diabetes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, to what extent responsibility for preventing the development of obesity and type 2 diabetes (a) has been devolved to Public Health England and (b)...

  • Medical Records: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which data sources he intends to capture through (a) the National Cancer Registration Service and (b) care.data.

  • Tobacco: Counterfeit Manufacturing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the threat to public safety of counterfeit tobacco products.

  • Accident and Emergency Departments: Barnsley

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of patients have waited for more than four hours at accident and emergency wards at Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust in (a) each week since...

  • Hip Replacements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many hip replacement operations were conducted in (a) Devon and Cornwall and (b) England in (i) 2013 and (ii) 2014.

  • Community Nurses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of (a) staffing numbers in NHS community and district nursing and (b) the ability of such staff to cope with changes in the...

  • Pancreatic Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimates he has made of the variation in survival rates for pancreatic cancer patients between (a) UK regions and (b) the UK and other European...

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many GP practices are currently operating services for patients from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.

  • NHS: Innovation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 16 July 2014 to Question 204839, whether NHS England will publish the Innovation Health and Wealth refresh review before (a) 31...

  • Pharmacy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions he has had with NHS England on assessment of dispensing appliance contractor licences on a national basis.

  • NHS: Intellectual Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many items of intellectual property have been protected against exploitation; and what assessment he has made of the (a) financial and (b) other...

  • NHS: Innovation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Answer of 26 March 2013 to Question 149577, where the minutes of his regular formal accountability meetings with the Chair of the...

  • NHS: Intellectual Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the new Academic Health Science Networks contract with NHS England includes responsibility for identification, protection and exploitation of...

  • NHS: Intellectual Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 14 July 2014 to Question 204182, what the reason is for the time taken to publish the intellectual property review.

  • NHS: Intellectual Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 14 July 2014 to Question 204180, on the basis of what information NHS England and his Department established that local...

  • NHS: Innovation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, puruant to the Answer of 14 July 2014 to Question 204249, what the reason is for the time taken to publish the sunset review of innovation and...

  • NHS Accelerator Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 14 July 2014 to Question 204192, for what reason the NHS Accelerator Fund is NHS branded without the involvement of his...

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average retirement age is of (a) male and (b) female GPs employed by the NHS.

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many GPs working in the NHS aged (a) 25 to 35, (b) 35 to 45, (c) 45 to 55 and (d) 55 to 65 years old are (i) male and (ii) female.

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many vacancies for the position of GP there are in each (a) local authority area and (b) health authority area; and what such figures represent per...

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of GP surgeries opened at (a) evenings and (b) weekends in each of the last 10 years.

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average number of hours worked by a GP was in each of the last 10 years.

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many UK-born and trained GPs now work outside the UK; and what the five most common destination countries for such GPs are.

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average pension was of a retired GP in each of the last 10 years.

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) full time, (b) part time and (c) full time equivalent GPs were employed in the NHS in each of the last 10 years.

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many students were training to be GPs in each of the last ten years.

  • Doctors

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many UK-trained doctors resident in the UK and below retirement age are not employed in the NHS.

  • Surgery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent steps he has taken to ensure that surgeons do not work excessive hours.

  • Hip Replacements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many hip replacements there were in each of the last five years.

  • Knee Replacements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many knee replacements there were in each of the last five years.

  • Shoulder Replacements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many shoulder replacements there were in each of the last five years.

  • Dental Health

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he has taken to improve dental health through (a) education and (b) improvement to dental materials.

  • Antibiotics

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure the continuing effectiveness of antibiotics.

  • Contact Lenses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of people with eye infections caused by sub-standard contact lenses.

  • Norovirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many incidents of norovirus there were in the last six months.

  • Wombs: Transplant Surgery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many women had womb transplants in the UK in the last five years.

  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people there are with metachromatic leukodystrophy in the UK, by age group.

  • Hospitals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to address the cost to hospitals of providing snacks, television, internet, books and magazines.

  • Children: Allergies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of children with milk allergies; and what steps he is taking to reduce that number.

  • Perinatal Mortality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent steps he has taken to reduce the number of still births.

  • Obesity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department issues on reducing obesity through diets.

  • Surgery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department issues on measures to prevent patients regaining consciousness during surgical operations.

  • Childbirth

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many women aged over (a) 40 and (b) 50 gave birth naturally in each of the last five years.

  • In Vitro Fertilisation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many women aged over (a) 40 and (b) 50 received IVF in each of the last five years.

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to reduce alcohol consumption by women.

  • Lung Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the Royal Colleges about detection of lung cancer by breath examination.

  • Depressive Illnesses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the Royal Colleges on addressing depression through diet and alternative medication.

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent steps he has taken to publicise the harm to unborn children caused by binge drinking by pregnant women.

  • Cancer: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent steps he has taken to ensure the continuing availability of cancer drugs.

  • Organs: Donors

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he has taken to increase the number of people registered as organ donors for cornea transplant.

  • Titanium Implants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions he has had about the use of titanium implants to enable people who are paralysed by injury to regain their mobility.

  • Carers UK

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent meetings he has had with Carers UK.

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many GP practices with 10-year contracts with NHS England have had those contracts (a) terminated and (b) renegotiated after five years of operation.

  • NHS Walk-in Centres: Tower Hamlets

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment NHS England has made of the effect on the 8am to 8pm seven-day-a-week service operated by the Barkantine Health Centre of the decision by...

  • Hospitals: Waiting Lists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in Warrington waited more than 18 weeks for treatment in each year from 2010.

  • Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the value is of the rebate payments made by industry under the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme to date; and what proportion of that rebate...

  • Ebola

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many quarantined hospital beds the UK has capacity to provide for Ebola treatment.

  • Cancer: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of the cancer drugs fund has been spent in Liverpool since its inception.

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will list the total number of alcohol-related (a) GP and (b) hospital admissions in each English region.

  • Chronic Illnesses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of the population in the city of (a) Birmingham, (b) Manchester, (c) Leeds, (d) Newcastle, (e) Bristol, (f) Southampton and (g)...

  • NHS: Temporary Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many NHS hospitals used contract and agency staff in each of the past five years; and how many contract and agency staff have been employed by NHS...

  • Midwives: North West

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many registered midwives were employed in (a) Warrington hospital and (b) the North West in each year from 2010 to 2014.

  • Drugs: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department is providing funding to the International Centre for Drug Policy to produce a National Programme on Substance Abuse Deaths to...

  • Drugs: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he plans to publish the number of deaths caused by volatile substance abuse in England and Wales in (a) 2013-14 and (b) future years.