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  • Coronavirus: Berkshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many cases of covid-19 were recorded in (a) Wokingham Borough and (b) West Berkshire Council area in the latest period for which...

  • Tourette's Syndrome

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of people in the UK suffer from Tourette's, by (a) age and (b) gender.

  • Ambulance Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many ambulance stations there are in England.

  • Accident and Emergency Departments: Closures

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many A&E wards have been closed in NHS hospitals in England since 2010.

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 tests have been carried out in each month since January 2020, by English county.

  • Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government’s national Track and Trace system routinely instructs people who need to self-isolate to inform other...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that the covid-19 testing system is accessible to people who do not have access to (a) the internet,...

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Health Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of running a public awareness campaign on the (a) symptoms and (b) wider...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the (a) combined value and (b) duration is of the contracts the Government has with private contractors to run covid-19 drive...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which Government Department holds the contracts for the management of covid-19 drive through testing centres.

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what percentage of positive covid-19 cases have been missed in each of the Operation Moonshot pilots of rapid covid-19 tests.

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the number of people tested for Covid-19 who did not receive their result within 2 days in (a)...

  • Health Professions: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department holds on the number of health care workers who have experienced breaches of their occupational health and...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to evaluate the (a) operational effectiveness and (b) accuracy of covid-19 testing.

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many of the additional covid-19 tests announced last week were offered through OctiGene.

  • Coronavirus: Poplar and Limehouse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many residents of Poplar and Limehouse constituency have been tested for covid-19.

  • Care Homes: Visits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what methodology his Department plans to use to evaluate the success of trials to allow specific family and friends to visit care homes...

  • Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to (a) require companies to which he is outsourcing the delivery of the NHS Test and Trace system to (i)...

  • Home Care Services: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the level of risk to disabled people of infection with covid-19 from domiciliary care workers who visit...

  • Older People: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what lessons he has learnt from the first wave of the covid-19 outbreak with respect to protecting older people from covid-19.

  • Fertility: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to ensure that Clinical Commissioning Groups across the country follow the NICE guidance on fertility and the...

  • Health Services: Autism and Learning Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when his Department plans to bring forward its strategy on transforming care.

  • Care Homes: Insurance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that care homes that offer safe visitation for residents and their families during the covid-19 outbreak...

  • Dementia: Older People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with (a) the Royal College of Nursing and (b) other bodies on the higher risk of dementia in people...

  • Care Homes: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the programme of testing for covid-19 in care homes.

  • Health Professions: Mental Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what long term mental health support he will make available to healthcare workers diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder linked to...

  • Care Homes: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, (a) what assessment he has made of the proportion of care homes that have suitable beds to enable the safe discharge and required...

  • Health: Private Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of government expenditure on health care has been paid to private sector organisations in 2020-21 to date.

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Procurement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 23 November 2020 to Question 1116638 on Government departments: procurement, what steps he is taking to (a)...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many contracts his Department has awarded to companies without a tendering process in the last 12 months; which companies those...

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have been diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis/ CFS by (a) age and (b) gender in each of the last five years.

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Credit Unions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to require his Department and its agencies to provide a payroll deduction service to allow staff to save more easily...

  • Manchester Royal Infirmary and Withington Hospital: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what additional financial support his Department will be providing to (a) Manchester Royal Infirmary and (b) Withington hospital as a...

  • Coronavirus: Patients

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish each week the (a) number of (i) covid-19 hospital patients, (ii) covid-19 hospital patients who are in critical...

  • Intensive Care: Hospital Beds

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many intensive care beds there were in NHS hospitals in England on (a) 31 March 2020 and (b) 31 October 2020.

  • Hospital Beds

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of NHS bed occupancy rates in each month of (a) 2017, (b) 2018, (c) 2019 and (d) 2020.

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if will he make an assessment of the potential merits of reclassifying (a) myalgic encephalomyelitis and (b) chronic fatigue syndrome as...

  • Coronavirus: Hospitals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS Nightingale Hospitals are in operation as at 9 November 2020; and what services each such hospital is providing.

  • Hospital Beds

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the hospital bed occupancy rate was as of 10 November (a) 2019 and (b) 2020.

  • Health Services: Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timetable is for the publication of contracts tendered to private companies to provide services in response to the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for Greenwich and Woolwich of 1 August 2020 regarding his constituent’s...

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of people receiving treatment for (a) Crohn’s or (b) ulcerative colitis in each...

  • Surgery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of people who had an operation cancelled in (a) Coventry, (b) the West Midlands and...

  • Earwax: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 24 September 2020 to Question 90063 on Earwax: Medical Treatments, what estimate his Department has made of the...

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of people in the UK suffer from cystic fibrosis, by (a) age and (b) gender.

  • Nurses: Students

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what funding is available for English students studying nursing at a university in Scotland.

  • Care Homes: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Infection Prevention Control interventions in reducing covid-19 infection levels in...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many positive cases of covid-19 there have been in the UK where the person was not in the UK 72 hours before the test was conducted.