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  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 25 November 2020 to Question 116658 on coronavirus: vaccination, whether the 58 fridges includes the 20...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 25 November 2020 to Question 116658 on coronavirus: vaccination, how many fridges are located in each English...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 25 November 2020 to Question 116658 on coronavirus: vaccination, how many fridges are located in (a) England,...

  • Coronavirus: Hospitality Industry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the scientific basis is for closing hospitality venues in areas with Tier 3 restrictions for covid-19.

  • Coronavirus: Hospitality Industry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the rate of transmission is of covid-19 in hospitality settings.

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to prioritise clinically extremely vulnerable under the age of 65 for a covid-19 vaccination.

  • Radiotherapy: Medical Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether a proportion of the Spending Review 2020 commitments of (a) £1.5 billion allocated to ease existing pressures in the NHS...

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the modelling his Department holds on the effect of the relaxation of covid-19 restrictions over Christmas on covid-19...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of polymerase chain reaction tests for covid-19 give a false negative result.

  • Horses: Slaughterhouses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs in (a) 2018, (b) 2019 and (c) 2020 held horse passports issued by Weatherbys passport issuing...

  • Medical Treatments: Negligence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect on patients of the time limitations for bringing a claim against a manufacturer of (a) mesh,...

  • Mental Health Services: Students

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that students who are self-isolating as a result of covid-19 have access to counselling for anxiety and...

  • Coronavirus: Laboratories

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many members of staff are employed at each Lighthouse Laboratory covid-19 testing facility in the UK.

  • Coronavirus: Hospitality Industry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment the Government has made of the potential spread of covid-19 infection in the hospitality sector; and what assessment his...

  • In Vitro Fertilisation: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will review the age criteria rules for IVF treatment to ensure delays resulting from the covid-19 outbreak do not cause those...

  • Coronavirus: Birmingham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support the Government is providing to Birmingham City Council to assist with covid-19 contact tracing in that area.

  • Dental Services: Patients

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the proportion of dental practices taking on new NHS patients.

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of false positive covid-19 test results on (a) the overall number of covid-19 cases in the UK...

  • Contraceptives: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the report entitled Women's Lives, Women's Rights: Strengthening Access to Contraception Beyond the Covid-19 Pandemic,...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that GPs are allocated additional funding during a national covid-19 vaccination programme.

  • Influenza: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 2 November 2020 to Question 110283, whether egg-free influenza vaccines are being made available to GP practices.

  • Integrated Care Systems

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 14 October to Question 100452 on Integrated Care Systems, if he will publish the record of the discussions with...

  • Babies: Neurology

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve awareness among (a) healthcare professionals and (b) the general public of the symptoms of...

  • Abortion: Safety

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many meetings the Government has had with abortion providers to monitor the evidence on the safety of abortion pills taken at home...

  • Test and Trace Support Payment: Supply Teachers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether agency supply teachers who are asked to self isolate by a school on behalf of Public Health England are eligible to apply for the...

  • Suicide: Railways

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking with the Department for Transport to help prevent suicides on the railways.

  • Contact Tracing: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to allow local public health departments to write the scripts for telephone calls to contacts of people who have tested...

  • Abortion: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the publication on 1 October 2020 of supplementary analysis of the January-June 2020 abortion statistics, what...

  • Coronavirus: Yorkshire and the Humber

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the four covid-19 mobile testing units operating in the Humber, how many people are employed on (a) permanent and (b)...

  • Coronavirus: Yorkshire and the Humber

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the four covid-19 mobile testing units operating in the Humber, how many members of staff working in those units have...

  • Obesity: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 15 September to Question 82393, which (a) Ministers and (b) officials his Department is engaging with on the...

  • Coronavirus: Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking with (a) local authorities, (b) health and social care commissioners, (c) Directors of Public Health...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he has made on answering Questions (a) 88299, (b) 104723, (c) 105362, (d) 109318, (e) 109319, (f) 109321, (g) 109322, (h)...

  • NHS: Safety

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps is the Government is taking to ensure that the NHS is the safest healthcare system in the world for both patients and staff.

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to answer Questions 107727, 107728, 107729, 108286 and 108287 tabled by the hon. Member for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle.

  • Mental Health Services: Fathers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve mental health services for new fathers experiencing mental health difficulties during the perinatal period.

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the oral question of the hon Member for Hammersmith to the Leader of the House on 5 November 2020, Official Report, col 495,...

  • Hearing Impairment: Veterans

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the long-term provision of NHS audiology care for veterans with service induced...

  • Epilepsy: Students

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department has provided to local services and universities currently under local restrictions to ensure that students...

  • Influenza: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the British Society of Gastroenterology consensus guidelines on the management of inflammatory bowel disease in adults,...

  • Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the NHS Digital report entitled Mental Health of Children and Young People in England, 2020 which found that the...

  • School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the saving to the public purse as a result of suspending the School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme from March to...

  • Suicide: Harlow

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have died by suicide in Harlow constituency compared to the national average in each of the last three years.

  • Lung Cancer: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the adequacy of levels of (a) diagnosis and (b) treatment of lung cancer during periods of covid-19...

  • Children: Mental Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what comparative assessment he has made of average waiting times for child and adolescent mental health services between March and...

  • Coronavirus: Educational Institutions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish covid-19 infection data for school and educational settings to improve the information available to teachers, parents...

  • Vulnerable Adults: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether a person is able to stay overnight at another residence to assist a vulnerable relative while that relative’s spouse is in...

  • Agmatine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of the legalisation of the supplement Agmatine for medical purposes.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the correspondence from the hon. Member for Bolton South East of 15 July 2020 on the implementation of the...

  • Maternity Services: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much the NHS spent on support safety training for maternity staff in (a) 2018, (b) 2019 and (c) 2020 to date.

  • Mental Health Services: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to work with (a) the Lily Jo Project and (b) other mental health organisations to support people affected by the...

  • Foetuses: Pain

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for its policies of the research entitled Reconsidering fetal pain, published...

  • Fertility: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that people who no longer meet the (a) age or (b) other eligibility requirements for...

  • Abortion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the HSA4 Abortion Notification forms received by the Department of Health and Social Care since 1st January 2020, how...

  • Outpatients: Travel Restrictions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of providing guidance to NHS Acute (Hospital) Trusts in London to ensure that...

  • Indigestion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) women, (b) men aged (i) under 30 and (ii) over 30 who have had chronic stomach indigestion...

  • Hay Fever

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department holds on the number of people who have hay fever in the last five years.

  • Brain: Injuries

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have experienced a brain haemorrhage in each of the last five years.

  • Out-patients: Attendance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to raise awareness of the cost to the NHS of missed appointments without prior notice.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the correspondence from the hon. Member for Basildon and Billericay of 7 September, 7 October and 5 November...

  • School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason the cost of the contract for the delivery of the School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme has reduced in recent years.

  • Cancer: Diagnosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve early diagnosis of sarcoma in children and young people.

  • Health: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure coherence between the forthcoming Sexual and Reproductive Health and Women's Health strategies.

  • Protective Clothing: Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many orders for personal protective equipment through contracts awarded by his Department are currently unfulfilled.

  • Protective Clothing: Costs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, (a) What is the combined cost of the 11 largest contracts for the supply of Personal Protective Coveralls, (b) what is the total number...

  • General Practitioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to increase the (a) retention and (b) recruitment of GPs in England.

  • Coronavirus: Health Visitors

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many health visitors have been reassigned to covid-19 responsibilities; and what plans he has to assign health visitors to the...

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to consult clinically extremely vulnerable groups on the introduction of new covid-19 guidance on shielding.

  • Electronic Cigarettes: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of indoor vaping on the transmission of covid-19.

  • Coronavirus: Lancashire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what additional support is being made available to help the (a) elderly and (b) people deemed clinically vulnerable who may opt to...

  • Coronavirus: Stockport

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what (a) information and (b) financial support is being made available to help protect people who are clinically extremely vulnerable in...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of how many and what proportion of people in England may decline a covid-19 vaccine.

  • Cancer: Health Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to increase public awareness of (a) sarcoma and (b) other less common cancers.

  • Abortion: Analgesics

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to ensure the use of direct fetal analgesia prior to late-term abortions.