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  • Livestock: Antibiotics

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to address the effect of the overuse of antibiotics in farms animals.

  • Cardiovascular System

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans his Department has to include aortic stenosis in future cardiovascular strategies.

  • Heart Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans his Department has to task NICE with publication of guidelines for heart valve disease.

  • Health Professions: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to recruit young people with the requisite skills to become NHS doctors and nurses.

  • Incontinence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many continence advisors were employed in the NHS in each year since 2005; and if he will make a statement.

  • Prescription Drugs: Waste Disposal

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the annual cost of destroyed unused prescribed medication; and if he will make a statement.

  • Accident and Emergency Departments: Genito-urinary Medicine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of attendances at A&E because of (a) urinary tract infections, (b) catheter-related infections and (c) stoma...

  • Health Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the publication, Public Health England Marketing Strategy 2014 to 2017, what discussions he has had with Public Health England on...

  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 18 June 2015 to Question 1960, what representations his Department has received from (a) other developed countries, (b) UN...

  • Family Planning

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 4 June 2015 to Question 216, whether it is his policy that services provided by the Family Planning Association constitute...

  • Abortion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 18 June 2015 to Question 2148, whether it is his policy that a registered medical practitioner may form a good faith opinion...

  • Abortion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average cost is to the NHS of an (a) medical and (b) surgical abortion when commissioned for delivery by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service.

  • Family Planning: Lobbying

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what measures are in place to prevent public funds paid to (a) the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, (b) Marie Stopes International, (c) the Family...

  • Abortion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether it is his policy not to record the NHS number for every termination of pregnancy contracted out by the NHS; and if he will make a statement.

  • Social Services: Older People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress his Department has made in supporting local authorities to map and identify older residents at particular risk of loneliness.

  • Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that recommendations by NICE on the availability of new drug treatments are fully implemented by NHS England.

  • Hepatitis: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what representations he has received from NICE on the timely implementation of its recommendations on the availability of new drugs for the treatment of...

  • Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what role is played by NHS England in deciding on the cost-effectiveness of new drug treatments.

  • Out of Area Treatment: Wales

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients with a postal address in Wales have used hospital services in (a) Countess of Chester, (b) Arrowe Park, Wirral, (c) Clatterbridge,...

  • Transplant Surgery: Intensive Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the number of intensive care unit beds in the UK on the number of transplants that per capita the NHS...

  • Statins

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how his Department evaluates the effectiveness of statins used in the NHS.

  • Neuromuscular Disorders: Birmingham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will require Birmingham Children's Hospital and Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Trusts to fund jointly a paediatric neuromuscular consultant.

  • Alzheimer's Disease

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make it his policy to maintain current levels of financial support for the assistance of Alzheimers patients.

  • Organs: Donors

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to increase awareness of organ donation.

  • General Practitioners: Waiting Lists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of people in England and Wales are waiting for a week or more for an appointment with a GP; and what steps he is taking to decrease the...

  • Cervical Cancer: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to increase the access of cervical cancer screenings to women under the age of 25.

  • Local Government: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the potential effects of the proposed devolution of health care functions to Metro Mayors and Combined Authorities.

  • Medical Treatments: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the criteria are by which NHS area teams assess Individual Funding Request (IFR) applications; whether there is a maximum threshold for the price of...

  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when NHS England will issue a commissioning position on the use of Lomitapide for the treatment of Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia; and if he...

  • Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on what date NHS England plans to publish decisions made by its Specialised Commissioning Committee on the draft clinical commissioning policies for (a)...

  • Dentistry: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to increase the number of NHS dentists.

  • Duodopa

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress NHS England has made in its review of the draft clinical commissioning policy for Duodopa; and how the views of clinicians and those...