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  • NHS: Members' Constituency Work

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will issue instruction to NHS England that signed authority from a patient is not required for the NHS to progress an inquiry from...

  • Sleep: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Journal of Adolescent Health's editorial article, The Role of Sleep on the Pathway to Substance Abuse in Teens,...

  • Cannabis: Abuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the British Medical Journal's article, Assessment and management of cannabis use disorders in primary care, published...

  • Pain

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his policy is on the provision on the NHS of spinal implants for pain relief.

  • Hospitals: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information he holds on the number of people admitted to hospital as a result of the heatwave during summer 2018.

  • Arthritis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have been living with a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis in each of the last five years.

  • Multiple Births: Infant Mortality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to prevent deaths in twin babies.

  • Cancer: Surgery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the rate of post-operative infection in cancer patients.

  • Alzheimer's Disease

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what representations he has received on the correlation between sugar intake and Alzheimer's.

  • Diabetes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support people in preventing glucose spikes in their blood sugar.

  • Antidepressants: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he is taking steps to ensure a reduction in the overall amount of anti-depressants prescribed for children; and if he will make a...

  • Israel: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that advances in medicines by Israel are shared with the UK.

  • Pregnancy: Smoking

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to allocate funding to (a) local authorities and (b) clinical commissioning groups to achieve the national target of...

  • Brineura

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will hold meetings with families of children with ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 disease on the availability of Brineura on the NHS.

  • Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timeframe is for NICE to publish its review of the Highly Specialised Technologies process.

  • Incinerators: Health Hazards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 1 February 2019 to Question 212586 on Incinerators: Health Hazards, will he will publish the (a) reports and...

  • Incinerators: Health Hazards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 1 February 2018 to Question 212589 on Incinerators: Health Hazards, which reports provided via the url link in...

  • Air Pollution: Health Hazards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the report entitled, Statement on the evidence for differential health effects of particulate matter according to...

  • Incinerators: Health Hazards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the implications for his policys of the results of the study entitled Characterisation of elemental...

  • Incinerators: Health Hazards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 31 January 2019 to Question 212303 on Air Pollution: Research, what proportion of the £1billion will be...

  • Autism: Care Homes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much the NHS spent on private contractors for residential care for patients with a diagnosis of autism in (a) 2016-17 and (b) 2017-18.

  • Concussion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on patient health of regular instances of concussion.

  • Postnatal Depression

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support is provided to women who suffer from postnatal depression.

  • Pharmacy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of enabling pharmacists to issue low-strength prescription drugs to...

  • Antibiotics

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking reduce the use of antibiotics by people that have (a) a cold and (b) influenza.

  • Autism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure compliance with the recommendation made by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in...

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Labelling

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure alcohol product labels warn consumers of the health risks of alcohol.

  • NHS: Working Hours

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to support the Fight Fatigue campaign which aims to raise awareness of the effect of fatigue and shift working on the...

  • NHS: Working Hours

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many hospitals in England have rest facilities for staff working night shifts; and whether those facilities are available (a) before,...

  • Stamaril

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make representations to Sanofi Pasteur on undertaking new research into the risks of adverse events, including psychosis, from...

  • Stamaril

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will commission research into new vaccines for yellow fever in the event that Sanofi Pasteur does not undertake research into its...

  • Yellow Fever: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits on including yellow fever in the list of vaccines under the Vaccine Damage Payment...

  • Vaccination: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of changing the provisions of the Vaccine Damage Payment compensation scheme so...

  • Stamaril

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information he holds on research into safer alternatives to the Stamaril vaccine; and if the Government will provide funding for...

  • Drugs: Side Effects

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made a recent assessment of the effectiveness of the regulatory regime in ensuring that drug companies continuously take...

  • Veterans: Mental Health

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) regular (b) reserve ex servicemen were classified with mental health problems by ICD code in each year since 2000.

  • HIV Infection

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the press release entitled Health Secretary announces goal to end HIV transmissions by 2030, published in January 2019,...

  • Eyes: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the causes of recent supply shortages of Ganfort and Toptiqom.

  • Dental Services: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that people are not issued with a penalty charge for ticking the wrong box on the claim...

  • Syphilis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the oral evidence of Dr Olwen Williams, the President of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, to the...

  • Syphilis: Neonatal Mortality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the oral evidence of Dr Olwen Williams, the President of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, to the...

  • Breast Cancer: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 7 January to Question 203875, when NHS England plans to make a decision on which tumour profiling tests will be...

  • Multiple Sclerosis: Stem Cells

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, why my constituent’s stem cell treatment for MS has been halted due to NHS England’s decision to no longer allow GPs to refer...

  • Blood Diseases: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with pharmaceutical companies on access to medication for bleeding disorders in the event of the UK leaving...

  • Orkambi

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress his Department has made on securing the availability of Orkambi on the NHS for patients with cystic fibrosis.

  • Cystic Fibrosis: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the NHS is able to offer all treatment options for patients with cystic fibrosis.

  • Dental Services: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the press release entitled, Dentists welcome official investigation into fines hitting vulnerable NHS patients,...

  • Brain: Injuries

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce waiting times for children who have suffered brain injuries.

  • Food: Nitrates

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to require manufacturers to reduce the level of nitrates in processed foods; and if he will make a statement.

  • Cancer: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the NHS Long Term Plan, what plans the Government has to support cancer alliances to change their footprints to align...

  • NHS: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the memorandum of Dr David Rosser of University Hospitals Birmingham published on 30th January 2019, what steps his...

  • Blood: Donors

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to NHS Blood and Transplant’s comments on blood transfusions published on 29th January 2019, what steps his...

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the reduction to the public health budget on the number of patients admitted to hospital...

  • Mental Health Services: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidelines his Department has put in place for local authorities and health trusts on target waiting times for young people with...

  • Mental Health Services: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the routes through which young people with severe mental health issues are referred to local...

  • Hospitals: Asbestos

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the (a) number and (b) proportion of hospitals in England that contain asbestos in their...