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  • Ronapreve

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government has (a) made an assessment of which groups of immunosuppressed patients should be eligible for treatment with the...

  • Sotrovimab

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people who are classified as severely obese are eligible for Sotrovimab on the NHS.

  • Mental Health Services: Older People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of trends in the level of referrals of people aged over 65 to the Improving Access to...

  • Mental Health Services: Vacancies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to address the shortage of psychologists in the NHS.

  • Dementia: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has had discussions with the devolved Administrations on the proposal by Alzheimer's Research UK for the establishment of a...

  • Social Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has plans to (a) introduce a zero social care cap for people under 40, (b) raise the minimum income guarantee in the social...

  • Respiratory System: Infectious Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase the use of point-of-care testing in care homes in order to support the assessment of...

  • Dementia: Northern Ireland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with the Department of Health in Northern Ireland about improving dementia diagnosis rates in that country.

  • Autism: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of post-diagnosis support services for children with autistic spectrum disorder.

  • Carers: Respite Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will publish a recovery and respite plan for unpaid carers.

  • Dementia: Diagnosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the relationship between an early diagnosis and good mental health for people living with dementia.

  • Dementia: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that NHS England prioritises dementia within the refreshed NHS Long Term Plan and new National Dementia...

  • Mental Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will (a) collect and (b) publish data on access by people (i) facing digital exclusion and (b) with dementia to...

  • Dementia: Diagnosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 19 May 2022 to Question 1489 on Dementia: Diagnosis, whether he has had discussions with NHS England on whether...

  • Dementia: Diagnosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the impact of the funding his Department provided for tackling dementia waiting lists and increasing...

  • NHS Trusts: Surgery

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide a breakdown of (a) the number of surgical day cases and (b) the number of surgical inpatient cases in each NHS trust...

  • Pneumonia: Diagnosis and Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the NICE Guideline Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management (CG191) will be reinstated, following its withdrawal in 2020 from...

  • Health Professions: Migrant Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the number of medical professionals from overseas practicing in the UK who have not taken the...

  • Dentistry: Assessments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to (a) increase the number of places available on the Overseas Registration Exam for dentistry and (b) address...

  • General Practitioners: Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the impact of the (a) increased rate of inflation and (b) consequential tax implications for...

  • Doctors: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that there are sufficient training posts available for newly qualified doctors.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he will respond to the correspondence of 5 April 2022 from the hon. Member for High Peak, reference RL37142.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the enquiry of 15 February 2022 from the hon. Member for High Peak, reference RL34822.

  • Eyesight: Medical Treatments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people are currently on waiting lists for eye treatments in England.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letters of 22 March and 19 April 2022 from the hon. Member for Weston-super-Mare on behalf of his...

  • Accident and Emergency Departments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of trends in the number of visits to accident and emergency departments made by people who could...

  • Doctors: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to require the NHS to provide student doctors with pre-paid expenses cards to cover petrol costs incurred...

  • Asthma: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time is for patients to be first seen at each severe asthma centre.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the correspondence of (a) 24 February, (b) 7 April and (c) 28 April 2022 from the hon. Member for Glasgow...

  • Medicine: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has plans to introduce additional support measures for medical students; and whether he has made an assessment of the...

  • Diabetes: Podiatry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has in place to recommence data collection through the National Diabetes Foot Care Audit in 2022.

  • Ambulance Services: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to (a) increase recruitment of ambulance staff and (b) ensure retention of ambulance staff for (i)...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Public Opinion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Answer of 28 April 2022 to Question 156486 on Department of Health and Social Care: Public Opinion, which...

  • Department of Health and Social Care: Protective Clothing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) Government officials and (b) officials in his Department are employed to oversee the storage of personal protective equipment.

  • Endoscopy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of using single-use endoscopes on (a) hospital-acquired infections,...

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he will respond to the correspondence of 5 April 2022 from the hon. Member for High Peak, reference RL37141.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he will respond to the correspondence of 5 April 2022 from the hon. Member for High Peak, reference RL37148.

  • Community Care: Endoscopy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of using single use endoscopes in community care settings; and if...

  • Coronavirus: Screening

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the UK Health Security Agency’s Coronavirus test device approval (CTDA)...

  • Cancer: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has been made of the adequacy of access for stage 4 cancer patients to (a) Evashield and (b) other drugs that help...

  • Primary Health Care: Diagnosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the 2016 Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, which recommended that all antibiotic prescribing should be informed by...

  • Evusheld

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to make Evusheld available to immunocompromised people.

  • Monkeypox

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has devised a scale of likely infection for an outbreak of monkeypox in the UK.

  • Monkeypox: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, in the context of the growing number of cases of monkey pox in the UK, whether he plans to make a statement on (a) the nature of that...

  • HIV Infection: South West

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help increase the take up of HIV testing in the South West.

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that people who are immunosuppressed are able to access covid-19 (a) vaccinations and (b) advice to...

  • Coronavirus: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that (a) data on covid-19 data is robust and publicly accessible and (b) the public can continue to...