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  • Skin

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people have been referred to the NHS for remedial treatments for scarring and pain after laser hair treatment in each of the last five years.

  • Abortion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions he has had with the Royal College of Midwives and the British Pregnancy Advisory Service on time limits for abortion.

  • NHS: Sustainable Development

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which NHS bodies will authorise Sustainability and Transformation Plan footprints; what role NHS Improvement will play; and if he will make a statement.

  • NHS: Sustainable Development

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Answer of 18 April 2016 to Question 33537 on Sustainability and Transformation Plan footprints, how his Department defines a system...

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate his Department has made of the number of (a) harmful and (b) hazardous alcohol drinkers in (i) England, (ii) each local authority area and...

  • Autism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress NHS England has made on including an indicator in the Mental Health Services Data Set recording a diagnosis of autism; and when data...

  • Endometriosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to raise awareness of endometriosis among (a) the general public and (b) primary care doctors in England.

  • Endometriosis: Diagnosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what is the average time taken for women with endometriosis to receive that diagnosis.

  • Biomedicines

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what research his Department is conducting on the use of biosimilars in healthcare.

  • Endometriosis: Diagnosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many women have been diagnosed with endometriosis in (a) Sunderland, (b) the North East and (c) England.

  • Endometriosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has for the future level of funding for researching the causes of and treatments for endometriosis.

  • Pharmacy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of his proposals for the future of community pharmacy on care for elderly people.

  • Medical Treatments Abroad: Europe

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of whether UK citizens would retain the automatic right to hold the European Health Insurance Card during the period prior to...

  • Endometriosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he makes of the proportion of women with endometriosis who do not receive the correct (a) diagnosis of and (b) treatment for that condition.

  • Pharmacy: Yorkshire and the Humber

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of planned budget reductions for community pharmacy on patient and health services in (a)...

  • Autism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what funds his Department is providing from the public purse to deliver its autism strategy in (a) England and (b) Gloucestershire; whether that funding...

  • Breast Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with medical organisations on using DNA tests to help in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

  • Life Expectancy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with medical organisations on addressing the effect of (a) loneliness and (b) broken sleep on longevity.

  • Bronchitis: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with medical organisations on treatment of chronic bronchitis through the freezing of lungs.

  • Strokes: Aspirin

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with medical organisations on the use of aspirin to prevent strokes.

  • Hypertension: Alzheimer's Disease

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with medical organisations on the potential link between high blood pressure in people of 30 to 40 years of age...

  • Stem Cells: Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the use of embryonic stem cell research for the development of treatments for patients.

  • Stem Cells: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people have been treated with adult stem cells in the UK in each of the last 10 years.

  • Medical Records: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect on patient confidentiality of the decision by NHS Royal Free Foundation Trust to grant DeepMind access to NHS...

  • Health Services: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate his Department has made of the average waiting time for therapy referrals and appointments for children with special needs (a) nationally...

  • Hospitals: Parking

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of hospitals have a policy of charging (a) blue badge holders and (b) carers for parking.

  • Health Professions: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he plans to replace bursaries for medical and dental students with loans.

  • Prescriptions: Fees and Charges (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many fines have been issued for claiming free prescriptions without a valid exemption certificate in each (a) month and (b) year since the NHS...

  • General Practitioners: Manchester Withington

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients are registered at each GP surgery in Manchester, Withington constituency; what the capacity of each of those surgeries is; and how many...

  • Ovarian Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if his Department will take steps to ensure that the proposals to more closely align the approval process for the new cancer drugs fund with the National...

  • Orkambi

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust's proposal for collaboration between the NHS and Vertex to widen...

  • Kidneys: Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of overall health research funding was invested in renal research in each year since 2010; and what plans he has to increase funding for...

  • Motor Neurone Disease: Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what (a) financial and (b) other support his Department provided for research into treating motor neurone disease in each of the last three years.

  • Clinical Trials and Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure all patients have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials and research.

  • Motor Neurone Disease: Diagnosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure the earliest possible diagnosis of motor neurone disease.

  • HIV Infection

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Answer of 11 May 2016 to Question 36734, what steps his Department is taking to prevent those individuals identified as high risk...

  • Health Services: Procurement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that (a) science-related contracts and (b) outsourced activities in the health sector are awarded to organisations that...

  • Health Professions: Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to support healthcare professionals working in the NHS to continue to undertake research.

  • Health Professions: Registration

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many applications for registration to the Nursing and Midwifery Council were rejected from candidates trained (a) in England, (b) in the European...

  • Health Professions: Registration

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average length of time taken by the Nursing and Midwifery Council was to process applications for registration from candidates trained in (a) in...

  • Health Professions: Registration

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of applications for registration to the Nursing and Midwifery Council were accepted within 90 days for candidates trained in (a) in...

  • HIV Infection: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the timetable is for the Specialised Services Committee of NHS England announcing its position on commissioning pre-exposure drug prophyaxis for HIV...

  • Medical Records: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what data has been shared between Google DeepMind and the NHS; what plans there are for further data sharing under that partnership; and if he will make...

  • Lyme Disease

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to raise awareness of Lyme disease amongst medical professionals.

  • Sepsis: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information is provided to new mothers on spotting the signs and symptoms of sepsis in young children and infants.

  • Long Stay Patients: Learning Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of people with learning disabilities residing in long-stay hospitals in each year since 2013.

  • Department of Health: Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department exceeded its expenditure limit in 2015-16.

  • HIV Infection: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, for what reason his Department decided not to proceed with the launch of a public consultation on pre-exposure prophylaxis; and when that decision was taken.

  • NHS: Coroners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the NHS has incurred in costs for legal advice and representations at inquests, by cause of death, in each year since 2010.

  • Antidepressants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many prescriptions for anti-depressants were dispensed in each region in each year since 2010.

  • Infectious Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding his Department will make available for Public Health England's awareness campaign on the symptoms of serious infections; and what...