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  • Medical Records: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients whose records are contained in Clinical Practice Research Datalink datasets have a GP note of malnutrition contained in such records;...

  • Maternity Services: Sustainable Development

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, by what date (a) clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are required to submit and (b) NHS England is required to approve sustainability and transformation...

  • Written Questions: Government Responses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Answer of 24 March 2016 to Question 30023, on malnutrition, if he will provide the information requested in the same format as that...

  • Obesity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions he has had with the Food and Drink Federation on tackling obesity.

  • Cancer: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with NHS England on support for research into immuno-oncology treatments for head and neck cancer.

  • Lung Diseases: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will assess the potential merits of making the drug AK-219 available on the NHS to treat persistent coughs.

  • Prostate Gland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to reduce the incidence of people being diagnosed with enlarged prostates.

  • Organs: Transplant Surgery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of the use of pig organ transplants for humans.

  • Cancer: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with pharmaceutical companies on steps to reduce the cost of cancer drugs for the NHS.

  • Lung Diseases: Diagnosis

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

  • Chronic Illnesses: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will take steps to improve the training available to medical practitioners on the treatment of people with chronic diseases.

  • Back Pain: Diagnosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in each age group were diagnosed with back pain in each of the last five years.

  • NHS: Negligence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many compensation claims have been made against NHS hospitals related to treatment received by patients.

  • Antibiotics

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of (a) the effect of the National Tariff on the choice of antibiotic therapy available in hospitals and (b) the implications...

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the Nursing and Midwifery Council about the adequacy of their disciplinary and enforcement powers; and what plans he has...

  • Hospitals: Waiting Lists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 11 July 2016 to Question 42042, what information his Department holds on the length of NHS waiting lists in each of the last...

  • Hospitals: Nutrition

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the ability of hospitals to meet the nutritional and hydration needs of patients admitted to hospital; and what plans he...

  • Incontinence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to improve education and training for care staff on continence and toilet support.

  • Doctors: North West

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many doctors from EU countries work in hospitals in (a) Lancashire and (b) the North West.

  • Autism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when work on indicators recording a diagnosis of autism within the Health and Social Care Information Centre mental health services data set will be...

  • Health Services: Investment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to NHS England's announcement of provisional investment decisions for specialised services made on 11 July 2016, whether the Clinical...

  • Multiple Births

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans NHS Improvement has to identify the cost of delivering good care in a multiple pregnancy; and whether that body intends to update the...

  • Multiple Births

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether there are plans for NICE guidance on multiple pregnancies to be updated and extended to include provisions on the level of care to be provided...

  • Nurses: North West

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many nurses from EU countries work in hospitals in (a) Lancashire and (b) the North West.

  • Midwives: North West

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many midwives from EU countries work in hospitals in (a) Lancashire and (b) the North West.

  • Clinical Priorities Advisory Group

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when NHS England will publish the minutes of the June 2016 meeting of the Clinical Priorities Advisory Group.

  • Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to NHS England's announcement of provisional investment decisions for specialised services, made on 11 July 2016, what provision there is...

  • NHS: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 4 July 2016 to Question 41350, when the monitoring measures will come into effect; and what assessment he has made of the...

  • Fertility: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 27 June 2016 to Question 40847, what criteria NHS England uses to determine whether a clinical commissioning group is failing...

  • Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 14 June 2016 to Question 40107, if he will make an assessment of whether changes in the financial situation since 2010 would...

  • Malnutrition

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people were admitted to hospital with malnutrition in (a) England, (b) Cumbria and (c) Copeland constituency in (i) 2014-15 and (ii) 2015-16.

  • North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust: Temporary Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much North Cumbria University Hospital Trust spent on agency medical staff in (a) 2014-15 and (b) 2015-16.

  • Dental Health: Cumbria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many children in Cumbria presented at accident and emergency with dental problems in (a) 2014-15 and (b) 2015-16.

  • Testicular Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an assessment of the potential contribution to raising community awareness of the dangers of testicular cancer of the work of the...

  • Ovarian Cancer: Surgery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many women had their ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to prevent cancer in each of the last five years.

  • Cancer: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent estimate his Department has made of the proportion of women undergoing chemotherapy who experience side effects of that treatment.

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many GP consultations there were in each clinical commissioning group area in each year since 2012-13.

  • Primary Health Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Answer of 23 November 2015 to Question 16254, if he will estimate the number of GP appointments for minor ailments which could have...

  • Eyesight: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans his Department has to make electrical stimulation treatment for sight loss available through the NHS.

  • Autism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had since the last meeting of the National Autism Programme Board on increasing accountability for improving outcomes...

  • Headaches

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in each of the last five years were diagnosed with cluster headaches.

  • Heart Diseases: Butter

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of whether eating butter puts people at greater risk of heart disease.

  • Patients: Transport

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what financial checks clinical commissioning groups are required to make on companies which tender contracts for patient transport services in the NHS.

  • Pharmacy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many visits there were to community pharmacies for minor ailments in (a) England and (b) each former strategic health authority area in each year...

  • Cancer: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of cancer patients in (a) England and (b) Bury St Edmunds constituency received their first cancer treatment within 62 days of an urgent...