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  • Pharmacy: Career Development

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to encourage people to take up careers in (a) the pharmaceutical sector and (b) high street pharmacies.

  • HIV Infection

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what reports his Department plans to publish on progress made on (a) reducing new cases of HIV in England by 80 per cent by 2025 and (b)...

  • NHS and Social Services: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that all NHS and Social Care staff are provided with the PPE they require for the next phase of the...

  • Influenza

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for its policies of reported anticipated higher number of flu cases in the...

  • General Practitioners: Internet

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how his Department plans to ensure that people who are not digitally literate will be guaranteed the same access to GP appointments as...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether it is his policy that people who are homeless will be a priority group within the covid-19 booster vaccination programme.

  • Defibrillators: Public Places

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of making it mandatory to have defibrillators in public places.

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has in place in the event of community transmission of a covid-19 variant with a high level of vaccine escape.

  • Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of publishing the Government's internal review into the handling of the covid-19...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department plans to take to ensure long-term monitoring of the immune response among people given a covid-19 vaccine...

  • Omega Diagnostics Group

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the end date is of the contract with Omega Diagnostics signed in March 2021 for the manufacture of Lateral Flow Antigen tests for...

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what urgent steps his Department is taking to communicate an accurate official and public understanding of the operation of the rule of...

  • Travel: Quarantine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government plans to allow officials from the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) waivers from covid-19 quarantine...

  • Maternity Services: Hospital Beds

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of bed capacity in NHS labour wards in (a) Coventry, (b) the West Midlands and (c) England.

  • Medical Records: Digital Technology

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to make further funding available to digital aspirants in relation to Electronic Health Records.

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of covid-19 vaccines for people living with blood cancer.

  • Travel: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that people who have been vaccinated against covid-19 with the AstraZeneca vaccine batches...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the European Commission on the recognition of certain AstraZeneca batches by the EU Digital Covid-19...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people over 40 years old are required to wait up to 12 weeks for their second covid-19 vaccine.

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have contracted covid-19 after (a) one vaccine, (b) at least three weeks after the first vaccine, (c) two vaccines and...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department holds on the number of deaths that have been reported of people who have died within (a) one month, (b)...

  • Travel: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the value for money of covid-19 tests provided by private companies to the public for international travel.

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to help ensure that people who took part in covid-19 vaccination trials are able to correctly log their...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to ensure long-term monitoring of the immune response among people who have received different...

  • Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions Ministers of his Department have had with representatives of (a) charities and (b) patient organisations that represent...

  • Travel: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish all the public health risk assessments which were carried out to inform the decision on permitting privileged access...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many days after being in contact with someone who has tested positive for covid-19 it is recommended that a person wait before taking...

  • Dental Services: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to tackle challenges in accessing dental care during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Long Covid

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to (a) his oral statement on covid-19 update on 5 July 2021, Official Report, col 584, and (b) the planned lifting of...

  • Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he plans to take to support continued locally enhanced covid-19 contact tracing.

  • Travel: Quarantine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish an assessment of the effect of covid-19 quarantine requirements on the availability of overseas labour in the UK; and...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to make covid-19 antibody testing available to (a) immunocompromised and (b) clinically extremely...

  • Patients: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what most recent data his Department holds on the number of patients in hospital with covid-19 who are (a) under 25 years old, (b) 25 to...

  • Question

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to control the transmission of the South African variant of covid-19 in the UK.

  • Coronavirus: Quarantine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to paragraph 26 of Covid-19 Response: Summer 2021 and his Oral Statement of 6 July 2021, Official Report, column 753, what...

  • Pancreatic Cancer: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of pancreatic cancer patients were prescribed pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy in England in (a) 2015, (b) 2016, (c)...

  • Travel: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will launch an investigation into Atruchecks for alleged failures to provide covid-19 test kits to people travelling overseas.

  • NHS: Software

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of people who have deleted the NHS Test and Trace app in each week for the last 10 weeks; and...

  • Travel: Quarantine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how the covid-19 traffic light quarantining rules apply to fans attending the European Championship Final at Wembley on 11 July 2021.

  • Travel: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to review the adequacy and practicality of (a) the condition requiring applicants to apply for an exemption 14...

  • NHS: Software

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of users of the NHS covid-19 app that have paused or disabled the contact tracing function...

  • Pregnancy: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the rate of pregnancy is for those under 18 years old in (a) the UK, (b) England and (c) the North East in each of the last 10 years.

  • Travel: Quarantine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will publish weekly data on the number of people who test positive for covid-19 while required to quarantine in a...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the (a) reliability and (b) efficiency of the company Atruchecks in the provision of covid-19 PCR tests;...

  • NHS: Software

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 29 June 2021 to Question 20416 on NHS: Software, what data his Department holds on (a) the number of users of...

  • Travel: Quarantine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish in any format available the total number of people who have completed covid-19 hotel quarantine to date.

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how he plans to ensure that people who are fearful of covid19 infection risks are able to protect themselves by insisting others wear...

  • Question

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Royal College of Nursing on the use of the allergy drug Budesonide in the treatment of early...

  • Coronavirus: Quarantine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people who have not received a covid-19 vaccine will still be required to self-isolate for 10 days if they have been in contact...