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  • Heart Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the use of personal fitness trackers on the prevention of cardio-vascular conditions.

  • Patients: Nutrition

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that clinical commissioning groups provide access to medical nutrition for all patients in...

  • Health: Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of wearable health monitoring devices to preventative health care.

  • Carers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help local councils improve support for carers in (a) Brigg and Goole constituency and (b) rural communities.

  • Leukaemia: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what meetings he has had with representatives of blood cancer patients to discuss the availability of treatment options on the NHS for...

  • Leukaemia: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what comparative assessment he has made of the adequacy of the availability of treatment options for patients with relapsed acute...

  • Rare Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of (a) the accuracy of NICE's calculation of the wider value of (i) rare disease and (ii) rarer cancer...

  • Pneumococcal Diseases: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 21 December 2017 to Question 119731 on Pneumoccocol Diseases: Vaccination, whether NHS England is responsible...

  • Care Homes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government plans to provide funding for the building of new care homes for elderly people.

  • Lymphoedema

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve (a) diagnosis rates and (b) access to treatment for lymphoedema in (i) Oxfordshire and (ii) England.

  • Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether Baroness Cumberlege plans consult patient groups and affected people before the Medicines and Medical Devices Review commences;...

  • Nurses: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department (a) commissioned and (b) received data from UCAS on the number of applicants for university nursing courses in...

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer on 2 February 2018 to Question 125524, on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, for reason that data is not available.

  • Surgical Mesh Implants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if the Government will make an assessment of the potential merits of including laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy within the ongoing...

  • Diabetes: Medical Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made representations to clinical commissioning groups encouraging them to offer the Freestyle Libre blood glucose...

  • Hepatitis: Greater Manchester

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has plans to devolve funding for hepatitis C services to Greater Manchester under the devolution agreement.

  • Paramedical Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will include paramedics in the list of healthcare students eligible for the NHS Learning Support Fund.

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the ban on below-cost sales of alcohol on alcohol-related hospital admissions...

  • Health Services: Waiting Lists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of or received legal advice on the implications for patients of non-compliance with part...

  • NHS: Land

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Answer of 1 February 2016 to Question 24633, whether his Department has collected data on the number of units of...

  • HIV Infection: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department is providing to people unable to access the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Impact Trial due to sites being...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Written Statement of 13 March 2018, Spring Statement, HCWS 540, if he will publish a list of where the £21.1...

  • Genito-urinary Medicine: Clinics

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect on the provision of services provided by sexual health clinics of moving responsibility for and...

  • Halton Clinical Commissioning Group

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 28 March 2018 to Question 134090, whether the previous interim chief officer will return to Halton Clinical...

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) men and (b) women aged (i) 10-20, (ii) 21-30, (iii) 31-40, (iv) 41-50, (v) 51-60, (vi) 61-70 and (vii) over 80 years were diagnosed with...

  • Epilepsy: Death

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Public Health England report on deaths associated with neurological conditions in England 2001-14, what steps he is...

  • Accident and Emergency Departments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of visits to accident and emergency departments were for minor ailments (a) in total, (b) by each strategic health...

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of GP appointments for minor ailments that could have been treated at home or with advice from a...

  • Postnatal Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to add the maternal six week postnatal check to the General Medical Contract as recommended by the National Childbirth Trust.

  • Drugs: Prices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to adopt the Scottish model of tariff-setting for specials.

  • Orkambi

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions his Department has had with Vertex on the cost supplying the drug Orkambi to the NHS.

  • Lymphoedema

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what provisions the Government plans to put in place to help people who have Lymphedema.

  • Social Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much time it took on average to complete an assessment of an individual's social care needs (a) nationally, (b) in West Yorkshire and...

  • Continuing Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of people (a) applied for and (b) were granted continuing healthcare in 2017.

  • Healthy Start Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the take-up of Healthy Start vouchers in England, and if he will published the ten local...

  • Healthy Start Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the sharing of best practice among local authorities on maximising the take-up of Healthy Start vouchers.

  • Dermatitis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of adults with atopic dermatitis in (a) Penistone and Stocksbridge constituency, (b)...

  • Skin Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure patients in England with (a) skin conditions and (b) atopic dermatitis are able to access...

  • Medical Treatments: Innovation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Early Access to Medicines Scheme in ensuring that patients have access to...

  • Medical Treatments: Innovation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Early Access to Medicines Scheme in encouraging pharmaceutical companies to...

  • Dental Services: Yorkshire and the Humber

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to improve access to NHS dentistry services in Yorkshire and the Humber.

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to raise (a) awareness of and (b) accessibility to support for people suffering from myalgic encephalomyelitis.

  • Dental Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discounted rates for dental treatment are available for people on the basis of (a) protected characteristics, (b) pregnancy and (c)...

  • Breastfeeding

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of provision of breast pumps in (a) maternity and (b) neo-natal units.

  • Breastfeeding

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking in response to the finding of the National Maternity Review that 90 per cent of women stopped breastfeeding...

  • Pregnancy: Sodium Valproate

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what resources he plans to commit his Department and its agencies to provide to improve patient safety and engage with health...

  • NHS: Waiting Lists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timetable is for the NHS to meet the target for referral to treatment in less than 18 weeks.

  • Accident and Emergency Departments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timetable is for the NHS next to meet its target relating to A&E waiting times of less than four hours.

  • Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has conducted any impact assessments on the effect on the healthcare system in the UK of the UK leaving the EU.

  • Coeliac Disease: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government plans to reintroduce prescriptions for gluten-free products for children who have coeliac disease.

  • Caesarean Sections

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential benefits of vaginal seeding for children born by caesarean section.

  • Spinal Injuries

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has conducted an impact assessment of the effect on people with spinal cord injuries resulting from the planned...

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to promote timely and accurate diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Prescriptions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timetable is for the Electronic Prescription Service to be made available in dispensing GP practices.

  • Prescriptions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that rural GP practices have access to high-speed broadband to support their full...

  • Drugs: Rural Areas

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department is assessing the potential merits of allowing dispensing doctors to sell over-the-counter medicines in rural areas.

  • Nutrition: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of implementing Public Health England’s recommendation on achieving a 20 per...

  • Pharmacy: Negligence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the coming into force of the Preparation and Dispensing Errors (Registered Pharmacies) Order 2018 of the...

  • Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that patients can promptly access drugs if the UK is no longer a member of the European...

  • Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timetable is for the funding allocated to CAHMS by NHS England in January 2018 for over 130 new CAHMS beds to be released.

  • NHS: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much and what proportion of the NHS budget was spent on treating lifestyle-related illnesses in the most recent financial year.

  • Detention Centres: Mental Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding his Department has allocated to the provision of mental health services in detention centres in each year since 2010.

  • Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made for the number cases of (a) diabetes, (b) coronary heart disease and (c) lung cancer for each of...

  • Personal Health Budgets

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the cost to the public purse of his Department’s planned expansion of the NHS's personal health...