Department of Health

written question – answered on .

Alert me about debates like this

  • General Practitioners: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to encourage more medical students to consider careers as general practitioners across the UK.

  • Nurses: Qualifications

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps were taken to check the professional credentials of foreign trained nurses who started work in the UK in the period before the Nursing and...

  • Urgent and Emergency Care Review

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of progress by the NHS on implementation of the Keogh Review of urgent and emergency care; and if he will make a statement.

  • Psychiatry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the availability of talking therapies in (a) Sheffield and (b) England.

  • Psychiatry: Sheffield

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average waiting time is in (a) Sheffield, Heeley constituency and (b) Sheffield for access to talking therapies.

  • Defibrillators: Prices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what variation there is in (a) prices paid by NHS trusts for implantable defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation defibrillators and (b) the costs...

  • Defibrillators: Prices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what clinical advice NHS England has sought in establishing best value prices and reference prices for implantable defibrillators and cardiac...

  • Defibrillators: Prices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which National Clinical Directors and Clinical Reference Groups have been involved in establishing best value prices and reference prices for implantable...

  • Medical Equipment: Prices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what modelling NHS England has done to determine (a) the effects of trends in NHS trusts' income on (i) provision of (A) implantable defibrillators, (B)...

  • Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate his Department has made of the cost to NHS England of the provision of fitness for work certificates as required by the Department for Work...

  • Medical Equipment: Prices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether NHS England plans to establish reference prices as ceiling prices above which trusts will not be reimbursed.

  • Diabetes: Chiropody

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps health authorities are taking to ensure diabetics receive annual checks on their feet.

  • Accident and Emergency Departments: Hornsey and Wood Green

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to improve A&E provision in Hornsey and Wood Green constituency.

  • Food Poverty

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to Feeding Britain, published in December 2014 by the All Party Parliamentary Inquiry into Hunger in the UK, what steps his Department is...

  • Midwives: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans his Department has to increase the number of midwives employed in hospitals in the next five years.

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress the Government is making on support and care for patients suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

  • NHS: Working Hours

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what timetable he has set to implement seven day working in the NHS.

  • Department of Health: Families

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Prime Minister's press release of 18 August 2014, what steps he is taking to assess the impact of his Department's policies on the...

  • NHS: Working Hours

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of introducing a seven-day NHS on staff working hours.

  • Care Quality Commission: Finance (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what resources have been allocated to the Care Quality Commission to fulfil its new powers of investigation under Sections 53-56 of the Care Act 2014.

  • King George Hospital Redbridge: Accident and Emergency Departments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether a deadline has been given for the planned closure of accident and emergency at King George Hospital in Barking, Havering and Redbridge University...

  • Nurses: Foreign Nationals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the amount the NHS spent on recruitment of non-EU adult nurses in each of the last three years.

  • Alzheimer's Disease: Social Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to improve the provision of social care for people with Alzheimer's disease.

  • Nurses: Foreign Nationals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many nurses have been recruited to work in the NHS under Tier 2 visas in each year since 2010.

  • Vaccination: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of (a) national and (b) regional take-up of his Department's childhood immunisation programme in each of the last three years.

  • Staff: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 8 June 2015 to Question 1100, how many employees are represented by the 160 employers signed up to the Staff Health Check pledge.

  • Motor Vehicles: Smoking

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 8 June 2015 to Question 1077, on motor vehicles: smoking, whether the communications campaign is being developed by his...