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  • Health Professions: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether covid-19 is recognised as an industrial disease when contracted by health care professionals.

  • Dental Services: South Yorkshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that the opening of urgent dental care centres in South Yorkshire closed as a result of the covid-19...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 tests (a) were undertaken in total and (b) resulted in a (i) positive and (ii) negative finding on each day in April 2020.

  • Coronavirus: Chickenpox

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure that Public Health England recommendations are being implemented for (a) people...

  • Coronavirus: North West

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with Local Resilience Forums in the North West about the reasons for the North West having the highest...

  • Coronavirus: Asthma

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of people in receipt of a shielding letter sent by the Government in response to the covid-19 outbreak have severe asthma.

  • Cancer: Hospitals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to create covid-19 free hospital sites for the treatment of cancer patients.

  • Heart Diseases: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the medical advice that informed the decision to exclude heart failure patients from the extremely vulnerable category...

  • Radiotherapy: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to tackle the under-use of radiotherapy capacity during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Cancer: EU Countries

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make a comparative assessment of level of cancer services provided in each EU member state during covid-19 pandemic.

  • Splenectomy: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what advice his Department has provided for splenectomy patients on shielding in response to the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Dental Services: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to permit dentists to reopen.

  • Hospitals: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of patients who have contracted covid-19 as a hospital-acquired infection.

  • Ambulance Services: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the performance of ambulance response times during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Coronavirus: East of England

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the official calculation is of the covid-19 R rate in the East of England region as of 19 May 2020.

  • Cancer: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the planned timescale is for resuming all NHS cancer screening programmes that have been paused due to the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Coronavirus: Rehabilitation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps are being taken to ensure that additional capacity for rehabilitation care is created for patients discharged from hospital...

  • Coronavirus: Rehabilitation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps are being taken to ensure that a national patient pathway is created for patients discharged after being hospitalised with...

  • Coronavirus: Cumbria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the reportedly high number of cases of covid-19 in Barrow-in-Furness and South Lakes.

  • NHS: Emergencies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what long-term plans he has to ensure that the NHS is (a) a resilient and (b) a strategic protective service in order to tackle future...

  • Drugs: Palliative Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department plans to take to ensure stocks of medicines for end of life do not run short.

  • Protective Clothing and Screening: Procurement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what criteria his Department used to select (a) Deloitte to lead work on the procurement of personal protective equipment and (b) Sodexo...

  • Coronavirus: Supermarkets

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment has been made of the risk of transfer of covid-19 in supermarkets.

  • Dental Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what (a) support and (b) guidance is available to patients needing treatment for (i) toothache, (ii) abscesses and (iii) other urgent...

  • Coronavirus: Nike

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when Public Health England were informed of a covid-19 outbreak at a Nike conference in Scotland; what advice was provided as result; and...

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his Department's criteria are for deciding when to inform the public of the outbreak of an infections disease in a specific (a)...

  • Vaccination: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the delivery of child vaccination programmes.

  • Vaccination: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure children receive all due vaccinations during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reasons Public Health England has not incorporated in its advice to (a) care homes and (b) general practices (i) Resuscitation...

  • Vitamin C: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the efficacy of Vitamin C in boosting immunity to covid-19.

  • Dental Services: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of when it will be safe for dentists and dental practitioners to re-open.

  • Dental Services: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason it is his policy that routine dentistry is not permitted under covid-19 outbreak restrictions; what assessment he has...

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what additional resources his Department plans to provide to local authorities to support the test, track and trace programme during the...

  • Taitusi Ratucaucau

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what representations he has received on waiving medical charges in respect of Commonwealth-born armed forces veteran Taitusi Ratucaucau.

  • Coronavirus: Death

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to support (a) people bereaved by covid-19 and (b) people who have turned to harmful alcohol use as a...

  • Movianto UK: Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Movianto NHS contract to maintain the UK pandemic supplies stockpile required the NHS to pay for the fixed costs such as rent...

  • Movianto UK: Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether Movianto has claimed and received payment from the NHS for the cost of the rent for the new Haydock Green premises.

  • Charities: Government Assistance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what financial support is available for health and social care charities during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Ophthalmic Services: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce the backlog of ophthalmology appointments that were cancelled due to the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Hospitals: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when routine services and treatments will recommence in NHS hospitals.

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people contacted by the track and trace system will be told the identity of the covid-19 positive person it is said they have...

  • Health Services: Immigrants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the waiver of the Immigration Heath Surcharge for NHS and care workers announced by the Government on 21 May 2020 will also apply...

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Welsh Government on co-operation between England and Wales for the NHS Test and...

  • Eating Disorders

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his will make it his policy to work with the eating disorders charity Beat to (a) access the most recent data on issues facing people...

  • Coronavirus: Hospitals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 29 May 2020 to Question 43030 on Coronavirus: Hospitals, what information his Department holds on the number of...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason his Department has send replies to letters from Honorable Members from civil servants; and whether those letters were...

  • Surgery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) operations and (b) types of operation have been cancelled in each NHS trust in England since the covid-19 lockdown measures...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to implement the decision of the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities not to...

  • Tonbridge Hospital

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions his Department has had with NHS Property Services on the return of Tonbridge Cottage Hospital to Kent Community...