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Department of Health and Social Care

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  • General Practitioners: Attendance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of patients had access to evening and weekend GP appointments at (a) March 2018 and (b) October 2018.

  • Radiology: Vacancies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent information he holds on staff shortages within the discipline of radiology; what estimate he has made of the number of...

  • Ocrelizumab

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that (a) negotiations between Roche pharmaceuticals and NHS England on access to ocrelizumab for people...

  • Fampridine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps his Department has taken to ensure that fampridine is available to people with multiple sclerosis.

  • Diabetes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much additional funding announced in Budget 2018 has been allocated to the prevention of Type 2 diabetes.

  • Social Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish the Green Paper on adult social care.

  • Multiple Sclerosis: Nurses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many specialist multiple sclerosis nurses are employed in (a) NHS England and (b) Trafford.

  • Multiple Sclerosis: Trafford

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people living with multiple sclerosis in Trafford who are eligible for a disease-modifying treatment are accessing one.

  • Ocrelizumab

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an estimate of the number of people with primary progressive multiple sclerosis in (a) England and (b) Trafford who will...

  • Gender Recognition: Waiting Lists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time was for a first appointment following referral to the Gender Identity Development Service (a) in Leeds and...

  • Gender Recognition: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of transition arrangements for young people moving from the gender identity development...

  • Gender Recognition: Children and Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance is provided to clinical commissioning groups on preserving the fertility of children and young people who undergo treatment...

  • Electronic Cigarettes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions and meetings the Government has had with the (a) tobacco and (b) vaping industries on e-cigarette regulation and policy...

  • Electronic Cigarettes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the Government plans to publish its Command Paper in response to the Science and Technology Committee's Seventh Report of Session...

  • Gender Recognition: Children and Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what training is provided for social work (a) students and (b) practitioners on gender dysphoria in children and young people.

  • Carers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his department has had with NHS England on improving the support available to unpaid carers in the NHS Long Term Plan.

  • Fast Food: Schools

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government on restricting the...

  • Nutrition: Health Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Department of Education to improve healthy eating education.

  • Obesity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment the Government has made of the economic effect on the UK food industry of proposed Public Health England measures to...

  • Obesity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government plans to take in relation to food products that do not meet forthcoming Public Health England guidelines on...

  • Mental Illness

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to encourage people to discuss mental health issues.

  • Diabetes: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to help prevent young people from developing type 2 diabetes as a result of a bad diet.

  • Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure life-saving medicines are available in the event of supply chain disruption as a result of...

  • Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the cost of stock-piling medicines ahead of the end of March 2019 for (a) the NHS and his...

  • Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which medicines his Department has advised the health sector to stockpile before March 2019.

  • Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to help health and social care providers to identify the special education needs of children in schools.

  • Postural Tachycardia Syndrome: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of specialised services for children with Postural tachycardia syndrome; and if...

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support people with pulmonary hypertension.

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what funding his Department provides to support medical research into pulmonary hypertension.

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time for a diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension was in the last year for which data is available.

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what treatments are available on the NHS for pulmonary hypertension; and what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the accessibility...

  • Nusinersen

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with NICE on its appraised criteria to facilitate progress towards a Managed Access Arrangement...

  • General Practitioners: ICT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to (a) raise awareness about and (b) encourage the use of GP online services.

  • Paediatrics: Doctors

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many full-time equivalent doctors worked in paediatrics in England in each year since 2009; and if he will make a statement.

  • Palliative Care: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2018 to Question 189538 on Palliative Care: Children, what processes (a) NHS England and (b) his...

  • Speech Therapy: Mental Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many speech and language therapists are employed in (a) children and young people’s NHS mental health services and (b) adult...

  • Accident and Emergency Departments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average number of attendances seen per day was in A&E Departments at NHS hospitals in England in 2018.

  • Bisphosphonates

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress NICE has made in updating its guidance on the use of adjuvant bisphosphonates.

  • HIV Infection: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the (a) effectiveness and (b) trends in the level of use of pre-exposure prophylaxis to reduce...

  • Prescriptions: Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to update the form used to obtain free prescriptions to include an option for universal credit.

  • Prescriptions: Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what comparative assessment he has made of the number of prescription fines issued in universal credit and legacy benefit areas.

  • Prescriptions: Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department has provided to (a) GP surgeries and (b) pharmacies on the use of prescription forms that do not include a...

  • Vaccination: Take-up

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will make an assessment of the effect of anti-vaccination groups on vaccination take-up.

  • Palliative Care: Children and Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department’s mandate to Health Education England will specify the need for a health and care workforce which can meet...

  • Zoledronic Acid

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that there is equality geographically in the availability of Zoledronic acid for breast cancer treatment.

  • Diabetes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has plans for blood glucose testing strips and needles to remain available by prescription.

  • Zholia Alemi

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, further to WPQ 195560, by what method of communication patients or family members who have a concern about contact with Zholia Alemi or...

  • Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish all meetings his Department has had with external stakeholders on the long-term plan for the the NHS.

  • Mental Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent progress he has made on the Mental Health Safety Improvement Programme; and if he will make a statement.

  • Social Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department took to offer financial assistance to providers of overnight social care to adults in advance of the judgment...

  • Mental Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the (a) FTE workforce and (b) funded establishment for the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies...

  • Pancreatic Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the introduction of a target for patients with pancreatic cancer to receive...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Chief Scientific Advisers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many meetings he had with his Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser between 1 September and 30 November 2018.