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  • Question

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to his oral contribution of 15 September 2020, Official Report, column 185, if he will publish the source of the data which...

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to Prime Minister's oral contribution of 22 July 2020, Official Report, column 2152, whether he has read the recommendations...

  • Surgery: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he is making on ensuring that people whose surgery has been delayed as a result of the covid-19 outbreak receive the...

  • Influenza: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce the effect of covid-19 on flu vaccination programmes ahead of winter 2020-21.

  • Care Homes: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions have taken place between his Department and the Care Quality Commission on the need to require care homes to participate...

  • NHS: Vacancies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to fill vacancies for medical staff in the NHS.

  • Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help reduce the time taken for close contacts' details to be obtained by email from people who have tested...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 tests have been available and what proportion of those tests have been used in (a) the North West, (b) Merseyside, (c)...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to increase the availability of covid-19 tests in (a) the North West, (b) Liverpool city region, (c) Merseyside,...

  • Asthma

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 25 June 2020 to Question 58767, what plans he has to centrally collate data on the total number of severe...

  • Inflammatory bowel disease: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on care for patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis patients of...

  • NHS: Incentives

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of a one-off financial bonus for NHS staff who worked on covid-19 wards...

  • Shotley Bridge Hospital: Domestic Visits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, prior to 14 September 2020, when (a) he and (b) another minister in his Department most recently visited Shotley Bridge Hospital in...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many members of staff in their Department have one or more of the words equality, diversity, inclusion, gender, LGBT or race in their...

  • Surgery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it the policy of the Government to require NHS hospitals to make provision for elective surgery seven days a week; and if...

  • Hospitals: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the correlation between the level of hospital admissions and positive tests for covid-19; and if he...

  • Ophthalmic Services: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what resources and funding he is allocating to restart ophthalmology services and provide increased ophthalmology capacity as a result of...

  • Cancer: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on additional funding being made available in the next Comprehensive...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much the Department spent on unconscious bias training in each of the last five years.

  • Coronavirus: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps NHS England is taking to monitor uptake of its Using patient initiated follow-ups as part of the NHS covid-19 recovery...

  • Hospitals: Parking

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the planned timescale is for ending free parking for NHS workers.

  • Charities: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the news story, £22 million awarded to life-saving health charities during virus outbreak, published on 22 May...

  • Hospitals: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to ensure all personnel in hospitals wear appropriate personal protective equipment.

  • Prostate Cancer: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the National Screening Committee in its review into the case for prostate cancer screening will make an assessment of the...

  • Gambling: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of treating people with gambling addiction in (a) 2018, (b) 2019 (c) 2020.

  • Addictions: Public Health

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has for public health addictions policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test and...

  • General Practitioners: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the safety of face-to-face GP surgery appointments as covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased.

  • Radiotherapy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the implications for his policies of the All-party Parliamentary Group on Radiotherapy's six point...

  • Coronavirus: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to tackle the effects of the covid-19 outbreak and lockdown on children’s (a) physical agility and (b)...

  • Cancer: Third Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what financial support is available to organisations and charities that help people with cancer.

  • Ayanda Capital: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the qualifications of Ayanda Capital Limited to ensure compliance with NHS...

  • Influenza: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that people who are shielding will be able to receive a flu vaccination.

  • Breast Cancer: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the article published in The Lancet on 12 August 2020 entitled Effect of mammographic screening from age 40 years on...

  • Protective Clothing: Imports

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help secure the import of personal protection equipment during the covid-19 outbreak; and if he will make a...

  • NHS: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many new domestic suppliers of personal protective equipment have been signed up in the last two months by NHS England and Public...

  • Coronavirus: Business

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Coronavirus support from business web page.

  • Coronavirus: LGBT People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the health effects of the Covid-19 outbreak on (a) LGBT+ people and (b) other people with protected...

  • Cancer: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the referral rates from primary care for patients presenting with possible symptoms of cancer were in each (a) clinical...