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  • Dermatology: Waiting Lists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department has issued to NHS organisations on reducing waiting times for dermatology treatments.

  • Strokes: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding his Department has allocated to the development of a national stroke plan.

  • General Practitioners: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the forthcoming workforce implementation plan will include a plan to increase the number of general practitioners.

  • Abortion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason NICE in developing its guidelines on termination of pregnancy has not included an assessment of the physical, emotional...

  • Spina Bifida: Surgery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether painkiller will be administered to unborn babies with spina bifida who undergo spinal surgery; and at what age those unborn...

  • Abortion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what research his Department has commissioned in the last five years into the long-term effect of abortion on (a) future miscarriages,...

  • Cannabis: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have accessed cannabis-derived medicinal products under schedule 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001.

  • Diabetes: Medical Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to his Answer of 5 February 2019 to Question 213249 on Diabetes: Medical Equipment, what role integrated care systems will play...

  • NHS: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer on 5 February 2019 to Question 213317 on NHS: Drugs, what process NICE plans to follow when scoping its review of...

  • Biosimilar Medicines

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that hospital trusts adhere to (a) shared decision-making principles and (b) patient...

  • Biosimilar Medicines

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps NHS Improvement is taking to ensure that hospital trusts across the NHS are following shared decision-making principles and...

  • NHS: Vacancies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to Answer of 30 January 2019 to Question 214461, what comparative estimate his Department has made of cost of filing 80 per cent...

  • Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his policy paper Tackling antimicrobial resistance 2019 to 2024: the UK's 5-year national action plan, if he will amend...

  • Nurses: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 4 February 2019 to Question 214460 on Nurses: training and with reference to NHS Digital data showing 33,500...

  • Pharmacy: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to provide community pharmacies with a multi-year funding settlement.

  • Accident and Emergency Departments: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to achieve the 95 per cent four-hour A&E waiting time in (a) Herefordshire and (b) England.

  • Mental Health: Social Media

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to tackle the effect of social media on the mental health of young people.

  • Abortion: Foreign Nationals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many free abortions were performed on the NHS for citizens from (a) other EU countries and (b) non-EU countries under reciprocal...

  • Bereavement Counselling

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has for the future roll-out of the National Bereavement Care Pathway; and whether he plans to expand that roll-out.

  • Autism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support local authorities and hospitals providing support to people with autism.

  • Vasa Praevia: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to introduce routine screening in pregnancy for Vasa Praevia.

  • Care Homes: Operating Costs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the level of inflation on the cost of providing services in nursing homes.

  • Occupational Health

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the UK population has access to occupational health services.

  • Occupational Health: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to increase the number of occupational health practitioners.

  • Antibiotics

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to secure the supply of antibiotics in the event of the UK without a deal.

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Brexit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many officials from his Department have been seconded from their primary role to make preparations for the UK leaving the EU without...

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking in response to the resolution of the House of 24 January 2019 on appropriate ME treatment.

  • UK Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostics Collaborative

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what (a) representations his Department has received on the work of the UK Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Diagnostics Collaborative and...

  • Drugs: Death

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the implications for his Department's policies of the findings of the National Aids Trust report,...

  • NHS: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the proposed amendments to the Human Medicines Regulation 2012, what treatment areas will be excluded from the serious...

  • NHS: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulation 2019, what the system will be by which clinicians will be able to indicate...

  • Pharmacy: Public Health

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of nationally commissioning more public health services through community pharmacy.

  • Preventive Medicine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the Government plans to publish the prevention green paper.

  • NHS: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when each of the NICE methodology reviews for STA and HST are planned (a) to begin, (b) to be consulted upon and (c) to have the findings...

  • Breast Cancer: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of risk-stratified screening for breast cancer.

  • Radiology: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the forthcoming NHS workforce implementation plan will include a plan to increase the numbers of NHS diagnostic radiographers.

  • Housing: Heating

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of National Energy Action's report entitled, Cold homes claiming...

  • Lymphoedema: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the accessibility of services for treating lymphoedema in (a) the North East and (b) England.

  • Emigration: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to develop a communication strategy to help publicise the Government's ex gratia payment scheme for former...

  • Endoscopy: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many clinical endoscopists have been recruited to date as part of Health Education England’s target to recruit and train an...

  • Secure Psychiatric Units: Autism and Learning Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people with (a) autism and (b) learning disabilities are being held in secure hospital units in England.

  • HIV Infection: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will ensure that the interim data for the PrEP impact trial will be placed in the public domain.

  • Arthritis: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the supply of medications for rheumatoid arthritis in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

  • NHS: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the compliance of the Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2019 with the NHS England...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Brexit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which EU agencies his Department plans to seek continued membership of after the UK has left the EU; and if he will make a statement.