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  • Business: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many offers of help have been received via www.gov.uk/coronavirus-support-from-business; what the maximum time is within which offers...

  • Hygiene and Protective Clothing: Manufacturing Industries

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care what plans he has to support small and medium sized businesses to manufacture (a) personal protective equipment and (b) hand sanitiser.

  • Protective Clothing: North lincolnshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many items of personal protective equipment have been delivered to North Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Trust in each of the last eight weeks.

  • Protective Clothing: Humber Local Resilience Forum

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many items of personal protective equipment have been delivered to the Humber Local Resilience Forum in each of the last eight weeks.

  • NHS and Social Services: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the statement by the Minister for the Cabinet Office on 2 May 2020, how many of the 149 million masks delivered to NHS...

  • Coronavirus: Nike

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he was made aware of the suspected outbreak of covid-19 at a the Nike international conference in Edinburgh on 26 and 27 February...

  • Coronavirus: Ethnic Groups

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his department is taking to ensure that its review into the effect of covid-19 on BAME communities engages with (a)...

  • Coronavirus: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to ensure that the NHS has not discriminated against (a) BAME, (b) elderly (c) other patients with protected...

  • Dental Services: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what scientific evidence informed the decision to re-open primary care dental services on 8 June 2020.

  • Dental Services: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason dental practices providing NHS services are not being supplied with PPE on the same basis as other NHS services.

  • Coronavirus: South West

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the R value is for the South West; if he will publish any localised variation in that R value; what estimate he has made of future...

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the decision was made, and by which Minister, to remove responses from the stakeholder and community engagement consultation process...

  • NHS: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what (a) amount and (b) value of personal protective equipment has been received by the NHS from (i) foreign governments, (ii) donations...

  • Protective Clothing: Turkey

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 9 June 2020 to Question 46094 on Protective Clothing: Turkey, how many items were (a) suitable for use or (b)...

  • Pharmacy: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference the report entitled, Disparities in the risk and outcomes of COVID-19' published by Public Health England, what steps his...

  • Health Professions: Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that NHS cancer professionals are not redeployed to work on the response to the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Dental Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many dental consultations were carried out by NHS dentists in each month in 2020.

  • Blood Cancer: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many patients with (a) blood cancer and (b) multiple myeloma have had their treatment switched from intravenous to oral treatment...

  • Coronavirus: Disadvantaged

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to address health inequalities in areas of high deprivation that have been exacerbated by the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Clipper Logistics: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the amount of funding awarded to Clipper Logistics to oversee the delivery of personal...

  • Cancer: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of local systems and Cancer Alliances on reducing the post-covid-19 outbreak demand for...

  • Rare Diseases: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of medicine assessments conducted by NICE (a) were for medicines for rare diseases since the start of the...

  • Hospitals: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to ensure that all hospitals are adequately supplied with personal protective equipment for (a) staff, (b)...

  • Hospitals: Remdesivir

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the availability of Remdesivir to NHS hospitals; and if he will make a statement.

  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many times he has met with representatives Vertex Pharmaceuticals to discuss (a) cystic fibrosis treatment and (b) other treatments...

  • Gender Recognition: Children and Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Minister for Women and Equalities's answer to question 73 at the oral evidence session of the Women and Equalities...

  • Cancer: Vale of York

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of how rapidly routine cancer screening and care in the Vale of York CCG area can return to...

  • Protective Clothing: Shops

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government plans to introduce guidance on wearing of face-coverings in retail outlets during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Lung Cancer: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to provide chemotherapy and immunotherapy concurrently for the treatment of lung cancer through the NHS.

  • Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans are in place to restock personal protective equipment stockpiles before the end of 2020.

  • Genito-urinary Medicine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to include people disproportionately affected by poor sexual health in the development of the...

  • Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to establish an independent expert group other than NERVTAG to adjudicate on whether certain procedures should be...

  • Alcoholism: Prescription Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that GPs and commissioners follow the latest NICE guidance on the prescription of drugs for alcohol...

  • Hospitals: Influenza

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people were admitted to hospital as a result of flu in each year since 2010-11.

  • General Practitioners: Ethnic Groups

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of BAME people who have visited their GP during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Dental Services: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the average waiting time for dental patients; and what steps he is taking to reduce the waiting time.

  • World Health Organisation: USA

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will urge the US Administration to reconsider their plans to withdraw from the World Health Organisation; and if he will make a...

  • Breast Cancer: Prosthetics

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the waiting times were for breast prosthetics in (a) 2018 and (b) 2019 by NHS Trust.

  • Protective Clothing: Procurement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much money from the public purse has been spent with small and medium-sized businesses in the procurement of personal protective...

  • Protective Clothing: Procurement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to maximise opportunities for UK-based companies to fulfil orders of personal protective equipment.

  • Ophthalmic Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of people that have not attended their outpatient ophthalmology appointment since the start of 2020.

  • General Practitioners: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department has issued to GPs to help (a) identify and (b) support people displaying signs of long term covid-19 related...

  • Prescription Drugs: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have had to pay for an additional prescription as a result of their medication being recalled as a result of safety...

  • Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people paid for a prescription in each year since 2015.

  • NHS Low Income Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people received financial support from the NHS low income scheme, HC2 certificate in (a) 2015, (b) 2016, (c) 2017, (d) 2018 and...

  • Prescriptions: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to make an assessment of the adequacy of the system for prescription (a) charges and (b) exemptions as a result of the...

  • Prescription Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of taking over-the-counter medicines off prescription in England on (a) prescription charge...

  • Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people paid for a prescription between (a) January 2019 and June 2019 and (2) January 2020 and June 2020.

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the Government's policy is on publishing the terms of bilateral agreements with (a) AstraZeneca and (b) other pharmaceutical...

  • Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps have been taken to provide appropriate personal protective equipment to NHS staff with religious beards.

  • Health Services: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to provide scrubs to (a) hospitals, (b) care homes and (c) dentists which rely on donations of scrubs from...

  • Coronavirus: Mortality Rates

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to reports of variable mortality rates from covid-19 between NHS Trusts and regions, what the age-standardised mortality...

  • Tobacco: Marketing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the decision by the US Food and Drug Administration to authorise the marketing of the IQOS electrically heated tobacco...

  • Tobacco: Sales

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the level compliance with the prohibition on the sale of menthol cigarettes under the EU Revised Tobacco...

  • Coronavirus: Air Pollution

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the effect of air pollution caused by fireworks and bonfires on the spread of covid-19.

  • Care Homes: Hospitals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average cost is of transporting a patient from hospital to their home or suitable care facility.

  • Meat: Fraud

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many successful prosecutions there have been by each local authority for meat fraud in each of the last five years; what recent...

  • Asthma: Steroid Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the NHS Long Term Plan, what progress has been made on the (a) delivery of and (b) timescales to tackle the...

  • Asthma: Medical Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he made of the implications of reliever inhalers for the carbon footprint of propellant inhalers when establishing the...

  • Public Health: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure public health advice on covid-19 is available in the major languages spoken in England.

  • Influenza: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of how many additional flu vaccines will be provided in the lead up to the 2020 Winter period compared to the...

  • Day Care: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that GPs complete health declaration forms required for people applying to set up childminding businesses.

  • Hormone Replacement Therapy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress his Department has made on tackling the shortage of Hormone Therapy Replacement patches.

  • Genito-urinary Medicine: Equality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that the national sexual and reproductive health strategy takes into account (a) structural...

  • Coronavirus: Air Pollution

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the safety of employees and customers in offices and shops at risk of contracting covid-19 as a result...

  • Children and Young People: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to ensure that guidance issued by his Department in relation to covid-19 is (a) accessible by children and young...

  • Coronavirus: Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on establishing support packages for people shielding whose workplaces cannot be made...