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  • Social Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to publish proposals on social care reform.

  • Social Services: Vacancies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Age UK briefing entitled Health and Care of Older People in England 2019, published July 2019, what steps his...

  • Social Services: Older People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to Age UK's General Election Manifesto 2019, what steps his Department is taking to tackle the unmet social care needs of...

  • Junior Doctors: Bullying and Harassment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent guidance he has issued to NHS hospitals on the bullying and harassment of junior doctors.

  • Junior Doctors: Bullying and Harassment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what reports his Department has received of (a) bullying and (b) harassment of junior NHS doctors working in hospitals.

  • Excellence in Continence Care Board

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the (a) names and (b) positions of the members of the Excellence in Continence Care Board; and if he will make a...

  • Dementia: Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the Government's priorities are for research into dementia.

  • Dementia: Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on prioritising best practice in...

  • Blood: Contamination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to provide resources to ensure that the palliative care of victims of the contaminated blood transfusions involves...

  • In Vitro Fertilisation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many clinical commissioning groups have commissioned IVF treatment in each year since 2015 to date.

  • Nurses: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to increase the number of (a) full-time, (b) part-time and (c) full-time equivalent nurses.

  • Pancreatic Cancer: Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what funding from the public purse has been allocated to research into pancreatic cancer in each of the last three years; what progress...

  • Pancreatic Cancer: Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what criteria are applied in determining the level of funding of research into pancreatic cancer relative to investment in research into...

  • NHS: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when NHS England plans to publish the NHS People Plan.

  • In Vitro Fertilisation: Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to encourage research into the effect of IVF treatments on the perinatal health of babies conceived through IVF.

  • Speech and Language Therapy: Prescriptions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to extend prescribing rights to speech and language therapists.

  • Medical Equipment: Innovation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of introducing a fund similar to the Innovative Medicines Fund for...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Rural Areas

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how his Department defines rurality.

  • Dental Services: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding allocated to National Health Service dental services has been allocated to (a) general, (b) community and (c) hospital...

  • Dental Services: Community Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many Community Dental Services contracts were held in England in (a) 2016-17, (b) 2017-18 and (c) 2018-19.

  • Nurses: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the proposed nursing bursary will affect student loan entitlements.

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding was allocated to the NHS to support people with alcohol addiction problems in (a) 2005, (b) 2010 and (c) 2019.

  • Eyesight: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing mandatory pre-school eye tests in England.

  • Joint Replacements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to ensure joint replacement surgery takes place within 18 weeks of a referral.

  • Baby Care Units

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many premature babies required neonatal care for four weeks or longer in (a) 2019, (b) 2018, (c) 2017, (d) 2016 and (e) 2015.

  • Nurses: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's announcement on 18 December 2019 that funding will be allocated to the provision of grants to nursing...

  • Care Quality Commission: Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Report of the Morecambe Bay Investigation by Dr Bill Kirkup, published in March 2015, what steps his Department has...

  • NHS Trusts: Inspections

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Report of the Morecambe Bay Investigation by Dr Bill Kirkup, published in March 2015, what steps his Department has...

  • Infant Mortality and Maternity Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Report of the Morecambe Bay Investigation by Dr Bill Kirkup, published in March 2015, what steps his Department has...

  • Maternity Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Report of the Morecambe Bay Investigation by Dr Bill Kirkup, published in March 2015, what steps his Department has...

  • Mental Health Services: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that help is available within the community for young people whilst they wait for NHS...

  • NHS 111: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) NHS staff and (b) contract staff are employed to deliver the NHS 111 service; and how many such staff in each of those...

  • NHS 111: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the NHS 111 service is adequately prepared to deal with the potential effect of a...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Third Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the total amount of funding from the public purse given by his Department to (a) civil society and (b)...

  • Doctors: Migrant Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many doctors have been recruited by the NHS from overseas in each last five years.

  • Medical Records: Data Protection

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many health and care organisations are compliant with the national data opt-out policy.

  • Healthcare Assistants: Migrant Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) EU and )b) overseas nationals employed as semi-skilled ancillary staff in (a) National...

  • Health Services: Migrant Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the additional cost to the (a) NHS and (b) private care sector of the proposed immigration limits on...

  • South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust: Community First Responders

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many volunteer first responders are in post with the South Western Ambulance Service HNS Foundation Trust; and what steps he is...