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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Department of Health remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Pharmacy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the total number of repeat prescriptions issued by (a) high street and (b) internet pharmacies has been in each year since 2007 in (i) England and (ii) each local authority area. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester South more like this
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Jonathan Ashworth more like this
unstar this property uin 6406 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The total number of repeat dispensing prescription items issued by wholly distance selling pharmacies, including internet pharmacies, and other community pharmacies, including those on the high street, for each year since April 2013 in England is detailed in the table below:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Time Period</p></td><td><p>Repeat Dispensing Prescription Items for Distant Selling Pharmacies</p></td><td><p>Repeat Dispensing Prescription Items for Other Community Pharmacies</p></td><td><p>Yearly Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013 (Apr-Dec 2013)</p></td><td><p>625,157</p></td><td><p>49,222,450</p></td><td><p>49,847,607</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014 (Jan-Dec 2014)</p></td><td><p>1,076,060</p></td><td><p>73,769,909</p></td><td><p>74,845,969</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015 (Jan-Dec 2015)</p></td><td><p>1,482,942</p></td><td><p>84,411,853</p></td><td><p>85,894,795</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016 (Jan-Dec 2016)</p></td><td><p>2,001,326</p></td><td><p>95,730,820</p></td><td><p>97,732,146</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017 (Jan-May 2017)</p></td><td><p>930,753</p></td><td><p>42,216,958</p></td><td><p>43,147,711</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>6,116,238</p></td><td><p>345,351,990</p></td><td><p>351,468,228</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>The requested data is not provided before 2013 as the NHS Business Services Authority only holds prescription payment data for a period of 60 months, at which point it is destroyed in line with their records management policy. Also this coincides with NHS England becoming responsible for commissioning community pharmacy services from April 2013. As such, data is attached on repeat dispensing prescription items by NHS England local areas, rather than local authority areas.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T14:29:46.417Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T14:29:46.417Z
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less than 2017-09-12T09:25:45.12Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-12T09:25:45.12Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property file name PQ6406 Repeats appendix FINAL.xlsx more like this
star this property title Repeat prescriptions by NHS England area more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jonathan Ashworth more like this
757686
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
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Department of Health remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Measles: Vaccination more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the immunisation rate is for measles; and what steps the Government is taking to improve measles immunisation coverage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warley more like this
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John Spellar more like this
unstar this property uin 8870 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
star this property answer text <p>Protection against measles is provided in the combination measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR).</p><p>The latest <del class="ministerial">England</del> vaccine coverage figures <ins class="ministerial">for the United Kingdom</ins> (January to March 2017) show that uptake of one dose of MMR vaccine at two years was 91.7% and at five years was 95.4%, exceeding the World Health Organisation’s elimination target. Uptake of two MMR doses at five years was 88.1%.</p><p> </p><p>In November 2016, a measles and rubella elimination strategy group was established to oversee the development of a United Kingdom-wide Measles and Rubella elimination strategy. This strategy will focus on sustaining very high coverage of MMR in children below five years of age and on providing opportunities for MMR catch-up to older population groups at risk for measles and/or rubella. Public Health England (PHE) continues to work with others to supply information for health professionals and the public on the benefits and risks associated with MMR.</p><p> </p><p>PHE and NHS England work closely with providers at a local level to target specific communities where uptake of the MMR vaccine is known to be poor.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-09-13T15:11:29.407Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-13T15:11:29.407Z
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less than 2017-09-15T14:52:33.827Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-15T14:52:33.827Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for John Spellar more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-25more like thismore than 2017-10-25
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Department of Health remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs: Prices more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which prescription drugs had the highest increase in price to the NHS in the last 10 years for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
unstar this property uin 109619 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-03more like thismore than 2017-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The table below shows the top five individual medicines <del class="ministerial">and chemicals</del> that have shown the highest increase in <ins class="ministerial">cost</ins> <del class="ministerial">price </del> over the last 10 years for Net Ingredient Cost (NIC) per prescription item <del class="ministerial">and NIC per quantity</del>. Prescription medicines<del class="ministerial">/chemicals</del> have only been included where there was prescribing in both 2006 and 2016.</p><p><ins class="ministerial">For any medicine listed, it does not necessarily mean that the price has increased. For example, the cost per prescription item will be higher if the quantity being prescribed per prescription item has increased.</ins></p><p>This is based on Prescription Cost Analysis (PCA) data. PCA data is based on analysis of all prescriptions dispensed in the community i.e. by community pharmacists and appliance contractors, dispensing doctors, and prescriptions submitted by prescribing doctors for items personally administered in England. PCA data do not cover drugs dispensed in hospitals, including mental health trusts, or private prescriptions.</p><p> </p><p>Costs vary over time due to numerous factors including medicines going off patent and becoming available generically, unlicensed medicines becoming licensed medicines, shortages, the level of competition for generic medicines, as well as centrally agreed pricing schemes such as the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme.</p><p> </p><p>The Department is working closely with the Competition and Markets Authority on a number of investigations into unwarranted price rises of unbranded generic medicines. Where companies have breached competition law, we will seek damages and invest that money back into the National Health Service.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="4"><p>The top five medicines with the highest increase in Net Ingredient<sup>1</sup> Cost per prescription item<sup>2</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Drug Name</p></td><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>Increase</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Orfadin_Cap 10mg</p></td><td><p>£5,436.74</p></td><td><p>£20,030.86</p></td><td><p>£14,594.12</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cerezyme_I/V Inf 400u Vl (Dry)</p></td><td><p>£18,143.17</p></td><td><p>£30,397.85</p></td><td><p>£12,254.68</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Chenodeoxycholic Acid_Cap 250mg</p></td><td><p>£88.57</p></td><td><p>£9,580.10</p></td><td><p>£9,491.54</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Trientine Dihydroch_Cap 300mg (Old)</p></td><td><p>£218.58</p></td><td><p>£5,488.22</p></td><td><p>£5,269.64</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sod Benz_Liq Spec 400mg/5ml</p></td><td><p>£361.95</p></td><td><p>£4,352.92</p></td><td><p>£3,990.96</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: Prescription Cost Analysis</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><p><sup>1</sup>NIC is the basic cost of a drug. It does not take account of discounts, dispensing costs, fees or prescription charges income, so the amount the NHS spent will be slightly different.</p><p> </p><p><sup>2</sup>Prescriptions are written on a prescription form known as an FP10. Each single item written on the form is counted as a prescription item.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-11-03T14:32:18.987Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-03T14:32:18.987Z
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less than 2017-12-12T13:55:12.54Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-12T13:55:12.54Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-26more like thismore than 2017-10-26
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Department of Health remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the introduction of plain cigarette packaging on smoking rates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brentwood and Ongar more like this
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Alex Burghart more like this
unstar this property uin 110024 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-03more like thismore than 2017-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 came into force on 20 May 2016. The Government consulted on the introduction of standardised packaging and published an impact assessment, which included benefits to public health. The Government will review these regulations by <ins class="ministerial">2021</ins> <del class="ministerial">2020</del>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-11-03T11:41:50.29Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-03T11:41:50.29Z
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less than 2018-03-21T13:09:21.407Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-21T13:09:21.407Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Burghart more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-01more like thismore than 2017-11-01
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Department of Health remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Action On Smoking and Health more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 4 September 2017 to Question 6854, whether his Department has provided funding from non-section 64 sources to the organisation Action on Smoking and Health in the 2017-18 financial year or any of the last 10 financial years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kettering more like this
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Mr Philip Hollobone more like this
unstar this property uin 110843 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-06more like thismore than 2017-11-06
star this property answer text <p>In the past 10 years, the Department has paid Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) a total of £16,016.40 in non-grant funding for help in implementing additional strategies targeted at tackling health inequalities.</p><p> </p><p>Grant funding has also been given to ASH as <ins class="ministerial">in the attached table </ins><del class="ministerial">follows</del>. <ins class="ministerial">Any payment to ASH in respect of activity for 2017-18 will depend upon the outcome of a competitive process to secure support for delivery of the Tobacco Control Plan. </ins>The Department’s financial records do not provide the level of detail to confirm whether funding was made under the legal power Section 64 of the Health and Public Services Act 1968 for all of this period. However, local records can confirm <ins class="ministerial">only</ins> Section 64 has been used since the financial year 2012/13.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-11-06T17:30:52.563Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-06T17:30:52.563Z
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less than 2017-11-08T10:47:05.703Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T10:47:05.703Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property file name Grant Funding to Action on Smoking and Health.docx more like this
star this property title Grant Funding to ASH more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Hollobone more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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Department of Health remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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star this property hansard heading Thyroid Gland: Diseases more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what medicines NHS England has approved for patients with thyroid conditions more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
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Royston Smith more like this
unstar this property uin 116477 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-07more like thismore than 2017-12-07
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">For unbranded generics the Government relies on completion to keep prices down which generally works well and has led to low prices of these medicines. We alert the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) when we believe that competition does not work. In the case of liothyronine, the CMA is currently investigating Concordia’s potential abuse of its dominant position to overcharge the National Health Service for liothyronine.</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">In primary care community pharmacies are incentivised to source products at the lowest possible cost by allowing them to retain the medicines margin (the difference between what the NHS reimburses a pharmacy for a product and how much the pharmacy purchases it for) up to £800 million in England. In secondary care, competitive tenders ensure value-for-money to the NHS.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> <p><ins class="ministerial">NHS England is not responsible for approving medicines. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are acceptably safe. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence makes recommendations for the National Health Service on whether medicines and other treatments represent a clinically and cost effective use of NHS resources.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong> </strong></ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">A list of medicines licensed by the MHRA for the treatment of thyroid conditions is attached. The list is split into two sections because thyroid conditions can be split into either those associated with an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), or an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). The list contains only those medicines licensed for overactive and underactive thyroid. It should be noted that not all of the medicines listed will be available on the market at any one time. </ins></p></ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-12-07T15:27:25.543Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-07T15:27:25.543Z
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less than 2017-12-07T18:20:31.313Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-07T18:20:31.313Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property file name 2017 12 06 Thyroid medicines formatted.xls more like this
star this property title List of thyroid medicines more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
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Department of Health remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the (a) actual and (b) percentage change was in expenditure per head of population aged 65 and over on adult social care services in each English local authority in 2009-10 and 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Westminster North more like this
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Ms Karen Buck more like this
unstar this property uin 219191 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">Data on expenditure per head of population aged 65 and over on adult social care services is not held centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. The attached table provides the net current expenditure per head of population who receive adult social care aged 65 and over, broken down by local authority and year. The last column shows the percentage change between 2009-10 and 2013-14.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">Local authorities in England spent £6.7 billion on social care for people aged over 65 and over in 2013-14, compared with £7.4 billion in 2009-10. In 2013-14 the National Health Service transferred £859 million to social care but we are unable to include this investment in the overall spending figure as we do not hold information on how much of it was spent on people aged 65 and over.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The attached table provides a breakdown of expenditure on social care per head of population aged 65 and over broken down by local authority in 2009-10 and 2013-14. The table also details the percentage change and actual change between those two financial years. The figures do not include NHS transfer funding.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> <p> </p><p> </p><p /> <p> </p></ins></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2015-01-05T16:21:02.717Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-05T16:21:02.717Z
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less than 2015-01-13T14:57:52.833Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-13T14:57:52.833Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property file name Revised table PQ 219191.docx more like this
star this property title Social care spend per head of population 2009-14 more like this
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star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property file name 2014-12-22 PQ219191 Karen Buck Table on over 65 LA Expenditure.docx more like this
star this property title Over 65 LA expenditure more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Karen Buck more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-16more like thismore than 2015-01-16
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Department of Health remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Accident and Emergency Departments: Greater Manchester more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that hospitals in Greater Manchester meet the Government's A&E waiting time target. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
unstar this property uin 221094 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-23more like thismore than 2015-01-23
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State meets NHS England on a weekly basis and discusses a wide range of topics, including accident and emergency (A&amp;E) performance data. Monitor, the Care Quality Commission, and the NHS Trust Development Authority also have oversight of trust A&amp;E performance, and are involved in these meetings.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>On the back of a strong economy the Government has made £700 million – the highest ever figure – available to the NHS specifically to help with winter pressures. The first tranche of this money was made available earlier than ever.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Local plans to spend this money provide for nearly 8,800 extra staff and almost 6,500 extra beds. Over £25 million is going towards increasing access to general practitioners (GPs), including later and weekend appointments. £50 million will help ambulance services meet rising demand for emergency cases and a separate fund of £250 million will support an extra 100,000 operations so people can be seen quicker and before they need to be admitted as an emergency case.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This money will also support a range of local initiatives to improve urgent and emergency care including seven day pharmacy services, improvements to NHS 111 and GP out of hours services, short stay units for elderly patients and improvements to hospital discharge processes.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Across Greater Manchester £30 million has been provided with local plans for this to fund over 70 doctors, 300 nurses and 200 extra beds. Clinical commissioning groups in Greater Manchester, as system leaders, are working with NHS England and local partners including local authorities to implement local winter initiatives.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2015-01-23T13:51:02.107Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-23T13:51:02.107Z
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less than 2015-01-23T14:02:22.587Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-23T14:02:22.587Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-16more like thismore than 2015-01-16
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Department of Health remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Accident and Emergency Departments: Greater Manchester more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with local authorities in Greater Manchester on increased attendances in A&E over the winter and delayed discharges. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
unstar this property uin 221095 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-23more like thismore than 2015-01-23
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State meets NHS England on a weekly basis and discusses a wide range of topics, including accident and emergency (A&amp;E) performance data. Monitor, the Care Quality Commission, and the NHS Trust Development Authority also have oversight of trust A&amp;E performance, and are involved in these meetings.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>On the back of a strong economy the Government has made £700 million – the highest ever figure – available to the NHS specifically to help with winter pressures. The first tranche of this money was made available earlier than ever.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Local plans to spend this money provide for nearly 8,800 extra staff and almost 6,500 extra beds. Over £25 million is going towards increasing access to general practitioners (GPs), including later and weekend appointments. £50 million will help ambulance services meet rising demand for emergency cases and a separate fund of £250 million will support an extra 100,000 operations so people can be seen quicker and before they need to be admitted as an emergency case.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This money will also support a range of local initiatives to improve urgent and emergency care including seven day pharmacy services, improvements to NHS 111 and GP out of hours services, short stay units for elderly patients and improvements to hospital discharge processes.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Across Greater Manchester £30 million has been provided with local plans for this to fund over 70 doctors, 300 nurses and 200 extra beds. Clinical commissioning groups in Greater Manchester, as system leaders, are working with NHS England and local partners including local authorities to implement local winter initiatives.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
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39989
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Department of Health remove filter
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star this property hansard heading Accident and Emergency Departments: Greater Manchester more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with Monitor, the Care Quality Commission and NHS England on hospitals in Greater Manchester which have not met the Government's A&E waiting time target. more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-23more like thismore than 2015-01-23
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State meets NHS England on a weekly basis and discusses a wide range of topics, including accident and emergency (A&amp;E) performance data. Monitor, the Care Quality Commission, and the NHS Trust Development Authority also have oversight of trust A&amp;E performance, and are involved in these meetings.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>On the back of a strong economy the Government has made £700 million – the highest ever figure – available to the NHS specifically to help with winter pressures. The first tranche of this money was made available earlier than ever.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Local plans to spend this money provide for nearly 8,800 extra staff and almost 6,500 extra beds. Over £25 million is going towards increasing access to general practitioners (GPs), including later and weekend appointments. £50 million will help ambulance services meet rising demand for emergency cases and a separate fund of £250 million will support an extra 100,000 operations so people can be seen quicker and before they need to be admitted as an emergency case.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This money will also support a range of local initiatives to improve urgent and emergency care including seven day pharmacy services, improvements to NHS 111 and GP out of hours services, short stay units for elderly patients and improvements to hospital discharge processes.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Across Greater Manchester £30 million has been provided with local plans for this to fund over 70 doctors, 300 nurses and 200 extra beds. Clinical commissioning groups in Greater Manchester, as system leaders, are working with NHS England and local partners including local authorities to implement local winter initiatives.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
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