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star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Health Services: Disability 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 and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the risks posed to people living with disabilities by a lack of availability of (a) medicines and (b) essential medical equipment in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
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Norman Lamb more like this
star this property uin 1607 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The Department is doing everything appropriate to prepare for leaving the European Union. We want to reassure patients that our plans should ensure the uninterrupted supply of medicines and medical products once we have left the EU.</p><p>The Department, as part of our EU exit preparations, has analysed the supply chains of over 12,000 licensed medicines used by patients in the United Kingdom and close to half a million product lines of medical devices and clinical consumables with an EU/European Economic Area touchpoint. This approach means that the medicines and medical equipment used by people living with disabilities are included within our planning.</p><p>We continue to implement a multi-layered approach to mitigate potential disruption to supply, which consists of stockpiling where possible, securing freight capacity, changing or clarifying regulatory requirements, procuring additional warehousing, working closely with industry to improve trader readiness and putting in place the National Supply Disruption Response to manage potential shortages. Further details can be found at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/medicines-and-medical-products-supply-government-updates-no-deal-brexit-plans" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/medicines-and-medical-products-supply-government-updates-no-deal-brexit-plans</a>.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T15:31:09.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T15:31:09.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
1150408
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Epilepsy: Drugs 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 and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to ensure people living in the London Borough of Southwark with epilepsy can continue to get the medication they need in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Camberwell and Peckham more like this
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Ms Harriet Harman more like this
star this property uin 1533 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The Department is doing everything appropriate to prepare for leaving the European Union. We want to reassure patients throughout the United Kingdom that our plans should ensure the uninterrupted supply of medicines and medical products, including those for use in the treatment of epilepsy, once we have left the EU.</p><p>The Department, as part of our EU exit preparations, is implementing a multi-layered approach to mitigate potential disruption to supply, which consists of stockpiling where possible, securing freight capacity, changing or clarifying regulatory requirements, procuring additional warehousing, working closely with industry to improve trader readiness and putting in place the National Supply Disruption Response to manage potential shortages. Further details can be found at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/medicines-and-medical-products-supply-government-updates-no-deal-brexit-plans" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/medicines-and-medical-products-supply-government-updates-no-deal-brexit-plans</a></p><p>We have been working closely with suppliers to monitor over 300 different epilepsy medicines provided by almost 50 companies and we are pleased to see many are holding stockpiles far beyond the six weeks’ additional buffer we requested. We also know that the vast majority of those suppliers with lower levels of stockpiles have already taken action to re-route their supply chains away from the Channel short straits crossings where applicable.</p><p> </p><p>The Department, alongside NHS England and NHS Improvement, is ensuring that there is regular communication with frontline NHS organisations and stakeholders in the health and social care sector regarding our EU exit preparations. NHS England and NHS Improvement have also been holding EU exit roadshows in the lead up to 31 October.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T11:18:05Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T11:18:05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Harriet Harman more like this
1150449
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Out of Area Treatment: Wales 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 and Social Care, pursuant to the Answers of 17 October 2019 to Questions 271 and 282 on Out of Area Treatment: Wales, in what format information is held at hospitals near the border with Wales on Welsh patients receiving medical treatment at those hospitals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brecon and Radnorshire more like this
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Jane Dodds more like this
star this property uin 1793 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>Information on the numbers of patients from Welsh postcode areas treated in England hospitals is collected at trust level, not at individual site level. Data are also not a count of patients as a patient admitted to or attending hospital on more than one occasion would be counted as separate events.</p><p>A count of finished admission episodes (FAEs) and accident and emergencies (A&amp;E) attendances for Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RJR), Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (RXW), Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RTE) and Wye Valley NHS Trust (RLQ) for patients resident in Wales for the years between 2014-15 and 2018-19 is shown in the attached table.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T15:39:08.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T15:39:08.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property file name pq1793 tables.docx more like this
star this property title PQ1793 table more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Dodds more like this
1150484
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Counselling 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 and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to (a) monitor and (b) maintain standards of obsessive compulsive disorder counselling provided by (i) the NHS and (ii) the private healthcare sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 1590 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>Most National Health Service funded counselling services for obsessive compulsive disorder are commissioned by clinical commissioning groups and delivered through the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme through a variety of providers.</p><p>The Department along with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) are conducting a review of regulated activities and will be considering the regulation of psychological therapy services as part of this review. Psychological therapies services are not currently inspected unless they are provided within secondary mental health services and meet CQC criteria. We are looking to consult any proposals from this review in 2020.</p><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published a clinical guideline on the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder (CG31) in November 2005. Clinical commissioning groups and providers of healthcare are expected to have regard to this national guidance and are responsible for developing their own local approaches to its implementation taking into account local priorities and needs.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Mid Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T13:46:07.743Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T13:46:07.743Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1150564
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Accident and Emergency Departments: Standards 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 and Social Care, what proportion of patients were seen within four hours in A&E in (a) 2018-19 and (b) each year since 2010-11. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester South more like this
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Jonathan Ashworth more like this
star this property uin 1672 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>NHS Digital and NHS England publishes annual accident and emergency (A&amp;E) activity in National Health Service hospitals at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/publications/statistical/hospital-accident--emergency-activity/2018-19" target="_blank">https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/publications/statistical/hospital-accident--emergency-activity/2018-19</a></p><p>The percentage of patient attendances spending four hours or less in A&amp;E, 2009-10 to 2018-19 can be found in the following table.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>% 4 Hours or Less</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>98.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>97.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>96.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>95.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>95.7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>93.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>91.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>89.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>88.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>88.0%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: NHS England and NHS Digital</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T11:18:49.71Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T11:18:49.71Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jonathan Ashworth more like this
1150567
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star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Hospitals: Waiting Lists more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have waited longer that 52 weeks from GP referral to treatment in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester South more like this
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Jonathan Ashworth more like this
star this property uin 1675 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The number of patients waiting over 52 weeks for treatment in August 2019 was 1,233. This figure includes all incomplete referral pathways regardless of the source of referral.</p><p>NHS England publishes Referral-to-Treatment performance data on a monthly basis, including the numbers of patients waiting over 52 weeks for treatment following referral.</p><p>This is available via the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/rtt-waiting-times/rtt-data-2019-20/" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/rtt-waiting-times/rtt-data-2019-20/</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T15:33:09.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T15:33:09.78Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jonathan Ashworth more like this
1150583
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star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading HIV Infection: Drugs 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 and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that London councils are adequately resourced to deliver the additional 40 per cent of places allocated to them in January 2019 for the PrEP Impact Trial. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
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Neil Coyle more like this
star this property uin 1689 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is currently provided in England through the three year PrEP Impact Trial. Participation in the trial is on a voluntary basis and it is for clinics and local authorities to decide the number of allocated places they can accept.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Churchill more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T16:49:53.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T16:49:53.617Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Neil Coyle more like this
1149891
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Surgery: Standards 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 and Social Care, what steps NHS England will take to record patient experience at trusts participating in the field test programme for the elective care standards proposed in the interim review of clinically-led access standards. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 845 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>From early August, 12 hospital trusts began testing the use of an average (mean) wait between being referred by a general practitioner and starting treatment for routine conditions. The testing will help the National Health Service to see whether keeping the focus on patients at all stages of their pathway can help to reduce long waits. As well as using the data from trial sites to assess whether the testing has met these criteria, there will be an evaluation of the testing which will consider the impact they have had in the following areas:</p><p>- Patient safety;</p><p>- Waiting times;</p><p>- Process change;</p><p>- Patient and public experience;</p><p>- Clinical outcomes;</p><p>- Variation in outcomes, experience and performance; and</p><p>- Staff experience.</p><p> </p><p>As set out in the CRS interim report published in March, the NHS will hold a public consultation on the proposals. This will be informed by further evidence from field testing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 846 more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T12:50:42.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T12:50:42.127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
1149892
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Surgery: Standards 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 and Social Care, whether NHS England will consult patients on changes to waiting time standards arising from the field test programme for the elective care standards proposed in the interim review of clinically-led access standards. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 846 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>From early August, 12 hospital trusts began testing the use of an average (mean) wait between being referred by a general practitioner and starting treatment for routine conditions. The testing will help the National Health Service to see whether keeping the focus on patients at all stages of their pathway can help to reduce long waits. As well as using the data from trial sites to assess whether the testing has met these criteria, there will be an evaluation of the testing which will consider the impact they have had in the following areas:</p><p>- Patient safety;</p><p>- Waiting times;</p><p>- Process change;</p><p>- Patient and public experience;</p><p>- Clinical outcomes;</p><p>- Variation in outcomes, experience and performance; and</p><p>- Staff experience.</p><p> </p><p>As set out in the CRS interim report published in March, the NHS will hold a public consultation on the proposals. This will be informed by further evidence from field testing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 845 more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T12:50:42.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T12:50:42.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
1149972
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
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star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination 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 and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase uptake of the flu vaccine by social care staff. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 844 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>Flu vaccination is recommended for all frontline social care workers. This should be provided by their employer as part of the organisation’s policy for the prevention of the transmission of flu to help protect both staff and those that they care for. To help increase uptake rates for social care workers, NHS England and NHS Improvement have a scheme to complement employers responsibilities so that vaccination is also available for social care and hospice staff from their general practitioner or community pharmacy.</p><p> </p><p>For this coming winter, Public Heath England have developed brand new resources to encourage social care worker vaccination. These resources are available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/92-health-and-social-care-workers-flu-immunisation-/overview" target="_blank">https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/92-health-and-social-care-workers-flu-immunisation-/overview</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T14:18:51.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T14:18:51.697Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this