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  • Maternal Mortality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the socio-economic breakdown is of maternal deaths in each of the last five years for which information is available.

  • Miscarriage

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of women who have requested counselling after suffering a miscarriage; and how many such women have received such...

  • Vaccination: Travellers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the proportion of the Gypsy and Traveller community who have received immunisations recommended by the NHS.

  • Breast Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 24 November 2014 to Question 214485, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the guidance of NHS England's...

  • Health Services: Devon

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effects on patient care and access to treatment of reductions in and restrictions of services being implemented by NEW...

  • Learning Disability: Nurses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the sufficiency of specialist learning disability liaison nurses within NHS trusts.

  • NEW Devon Clinical Commissioning Group

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the financial deficit at NEW Devon Clinical Commissionng Group; and what steps he plans to take to address...

  • Obesity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Change4Life anti-obesity campaign.

  • Pneumococcal Disease: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the contribution by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Quality on 3 November 2014, House of Lords Official Report, column...

  • Health Services: Devon

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the Trust Development Authority on how well relationships between NHS organisations in Devon function.

  • Breast Cancer: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of breast cancer patients whose treatment will potentially be affected following the re-evaluation of the Cancer...

  • Prescription Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 16 October 2014 to Question 209346, what change has occurred to (a) the upper and (b) the lower end of the usual Quality...

  • Health Services: Travellers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress his Department has made on implementing the recommendations and guidance produced by the National Inclusion Health Board with regard to...

  • Lung Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people have been diagnosed with lung disease in each of the last five years.

  • Laxatives: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to monitor and control the use of laxatives for teenage children.

  • Food Poverty

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to provide support to people at risk of hunger.

  • Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has spent on (a) consultants, (b) temporary staff and (c) contingent labour in each of the last five years; how many people have...

  • Blood: Contamination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent progress his Department has made in formulating a new scheme of support for those who contracted haemophilia or hepatitis C as a result of...

  • Antidepressants: Kent

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many prescriptions were issued for antidepressant medication in (a) Kent, (b) Medway and (c) Gillingham and Rainham constituency in each of the last...

  • Mental Health Services: Kent

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on how many occasions and at what cost patients who were admitted to psychiatric facilities run by Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust...

  • Mental Illness: Kent

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many premature deaths related to mental health issues were registered by Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust in each of the last...

  • Radiotherapy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of cancer patients currently have access to (a) intensity modulated, (b) image-guided and (c) stereotactic radiotherapy.

  • Mental Health Services: Kent

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people have applied to Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust for mental health treatments in each of the last five years; and what...

  • Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average (a) chief executive/secretary remuneration and (b) number of full-time equivalent staff was in each of his Department's (i) advisory...

  • Nurses: Foreign Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many nurses employed in the NHS do not have the necessary English language skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing required by the Nursing...

  • Radiotherapy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many individual funding requests per indication were received by NHS England for radiotherapy treatment in the last financial year; and how many such...

  • Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate his Department has made of the rebate from the PPRS scheme (a) in cash terms and (b) as a proportion of overall medicines spend in 2015-16...

  • Hospital Beds

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on how many occasions each (a) NHS trust and (b) NHS foundation trust, on which dates, have had bed occupancy rates of 100 per cent for (i) maternity and...

  • Tobacco: Packaging

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the latest date is by which his Department could table regulatory proposals on the standardised packaging of tobacco under the Children and Families...

  • Health: Business

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many companies have signed Public Health Responsibility Deal pledges with measurable targets; and how many such companies have met those targets.

  • Kidney Cancer: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients in England with advanced renal cell carcinoma have accessed treatment through the Cancer Drug Fund since April 2013.

  • Obesity: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many child inpatient admissions with a primary diagnosis of obesity there have been in each of the last five years.

  • Colorectal Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) colonoscopy tests and (b) flexible sigmoidoscopy tests took place in the NHS in England in each of the last five years.

  • Colorectal Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the percentage coverage of flexible-sigmoidoscopy screening was at the end of (a) 2013-14 and (b) 2014-15; and what the projected coverage of such...

  • Smoking

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much has been spent on NHS smoking cessation services in each of the last five years.

  • Mental Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding mental health trusts have received in real-terms in each of the last five years.

  • NHS Walk-in Centres

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what charges are in place for patients who use NHS walk-in centres; and which of these charges have been introduced since May 2010.

  • Health Services: Weather

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many requests his Department has received from (a) acute trusts, (b) ambulance trusts and (c) mental health trusts for emergency financial assistance...

  • Radiotherapy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average throughput of fractions was per radiotherapy machine in England in each of the last five years.

  • NHS: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many full time equivalent staff in the NHS in England were employed as (a) diagnostic radiographers, (b) clinical radiologists, (c)...

  • Health Services: Private Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much of the NHS budget was spent on commissioning private providers in each of the last five years.

  • Kidney Cancer: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the approval by the Scottish Medicines Consortium of two second line treatments for renal cell carcinoma, if he will direct the Cancer...

  • Dementia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 6 November 2014 to Question 212899, whether it is his Department's policy to encourage NHS staff to become dementia friends.

  • Cancer: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what factors will be considered in decisions as to which drugs are delisted from the Cancer Drug Fund.