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star this property date less than 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
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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 Lyme Disease: Vaccination more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer to Question 105278 on Lyme Disease: Vaccination, when he will publish the four systematic reviews commissioned by the Government into the evidence on Lyme Disease. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property uin 124447 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
star this property answer text <p>The Department has commissioned four independent systematic reviews of all relevant literature on the diagnosis, treatment, transmission and prevention of Lyme disease.</p><p> </p><p>The four systematic reviews have been completed and peer reviewed. The reviews were undertaken by the Evidence for Policy and Practice and Co-ordinating Centre and were published on its website on 21 December 2017. Patient advocacy groups involved in the review have been notified that these are in the public domain.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-01-29T16:48:20.72Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-29T16:48:20.72Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-12more like thismore than 2018-03-12
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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 General Practitioners: Greater London more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the GP to patient ratio for (a) Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group and (b) other clinical commissioning groups in London; and if he will make an assessment of the adequacy of those GP to patient ratios. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ilford North more like this
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Wes Streeting more like this
star this property uin 131939 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-15more like thismore than 2018-03-15
star this property answer text <p>The general practitioner (GP) to patient ratio for Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and other CCGs in London is presented in the table below.</p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>GP to patient ratio as at December 2017:</p></td><td><p>Redbridge CCG</p></td><td><p>London Average</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 to 2,300</p></td><td><p>1 to 2,200</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been working with NHS England to plan workforce capacity across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. The CCG has successfully bid for NHS England funding to support recruitment of 21 GPs from overseas.</p><p> </p><p>The CCG is also transforming primary care, in line with the GP Forward View, to provide a wider skills mix in practices, so reducing the demand on GPs whilst ensuring patients still receive the clinical care they need.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-03-15T16:03:04.527Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-15T16:03:04.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wes Streeting more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-12more like thismore than 2018-03-12
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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 General Practitioners: Redbridge 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 the GP to patient ratio was for Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ilford North more like this
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Wes Streeting more like this
star this property uin 131940 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-15more like thismore than 2018-03-15
star this property answer text <p>The general practitioner (GP) to patient ratio for Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is presented in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Date</p></td><td><p>September 2015</p></td><td><p>September 2016</p></td><td><p>September 2017</p></td><td><p>December 2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>GP to patient ratio</p></td><td><p>1 to 2,300</p></td><td><p>1 to 2,300</p></td><td><p>1 to 2,400</p></td><td><p>1 to 2,300</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The CCG does not hold data pre-dating 2015 and only began collecting in September 2015.</p><p> </p><p>Data was collected annually in 2015 and 2016. The process then changed and by 2017, the data was captured quarterly. The current GP to patient ratio captured December 2017 is 1 to 2,300. This is based on a registered population size of 314,967.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-03-15T16:01:26.193Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-15T16:01:26.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wes Streeting more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
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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 Veterinary Medicine: Migrant Workers 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 help ensure that slaughterhouse vets who are non-UK EU citizens can continue to work here after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 122682 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
star this property answer text <p>Veterinarians play a vital role in safeguarding United Kingdom public health, maintaining animal health and welfare and enabling trade. We value their work, and we want to ensure that they can continue to make an important contribution. Ministers in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and officials at the Food Standards Agency have been talking to representatives of the profession to ensure that those who do such an essential job continue to feel valued and to play the important role they do in assuring the public of the very high standards of food hygiene.</p><p> </p><p>The Food Standards Agency are working on a number of contingencies to ensure that we maintain the excellent standards of food safety that the UK currently enjoys, and maintain an effective workforce.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-01-23T14:07:02.853Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-23T14:07:02.853Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
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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 General Practitioners: Training 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 is he taking to ensure that General Practitioners who host medical students on placements receive adequate funding for doing so. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 125856 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-07more like thismore than 2018-02-07
star this property answer text <p>The Department and Health Education England (HEE) are currently working together to develop a consistent and transparent payment mechanism for placements in primary care settings.</p><p> </p><p>Further information around the proposed funding arrangements for 2018-19 will be confirmed in March 2018 as part of the HEE budget setting process.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-02-07T16:46:34.573Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-07T16:46:34.573Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-08more like thismore than 2018-05-08
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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 Ophthalmic Services 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 and Social Care, what steps his Department plans to take to meet demand for ophthalmology treatment in hospitals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 141874 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-16more like thismore than 2018-05-16
star this property answer text <p>NHS England is responsible for commissioning the primary care National Health Service sight testing service. Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are responsible for commissioning secondary care ophthalmic services. CCGs are also able to commission eye care services in the community which go beyond the standard NHS sight test, where they judge them to be needed in their areas.</p><p> </p><p>CCGs are required, for all services they commission, to assess the health needs of their local population and are held locally to account to the population they serve through the health and wellbeing boards. In taking any decision about the health of the local population, the CCG has to ensure that services meet the needs of the local population.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-05-16T11:33:49.953Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-16T11:33:49.953Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-08more like thismore than 2018-05-08
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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 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to promote the U=U campaign to reduce self-stigma of people who have HIV. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 141875 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-11more like thismore than 2018-05-11
star this property answer text <p>The U=U campaign is one component of HIV Prevention England activities undertaken on behalf of Public Health England (PHE). PHE funds HIV Prevention England, a consortium led by the Terrence Higgins Trust, to undertake national HIV prevention campaigns which aim to promote a variety of prevention approaches including combatting HIV stigma and discrimination, increasing condom use and access to HIV testing and raising awareness of treatment options that prevent either acquisition or transmission of infection.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-05-11T10:32:45.97Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-11T10:32:45.97Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-10more like thismore than 2018-10-10
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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 Fibromyalgia more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will review the clinical guidelines on the treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome to ensure clearer treatment pathways for people with that syndrome. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 177775 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-15more like thismore than 2018-10-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department is not directly responsible for developing or reviewing clinical guidance for identification and management of diseases and disorders. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence was established by the Government to develop evidence based best practice for the National Health Service. Other organisations, such as the clinical Royal Colleges, and charitable organisations also convene expert groups to develop guidance for health professionals.</p><p> </p><p>A range of support exists to help general practitioners (GPs) identify and manage fibromyalgia in primary care. This includes an e-learning course developed by the Royal College of GPs and Arthritis Research UK on musculoskeletal care, including fibromyalgia, and a medical guide developed by the Fibromyalgia Association UK (FMUK) for health professionals.</p><p> </p><p>People with fibromyalgia can usually be managed through routine access to primary or second care provide via a GP or consultant. Treatment will depend on the severity of a patient’s condition, but may include pain relieving medication; physiotherapy; dietary and exercise advice; counselling or cognitive behavioural therapy. For patients whose pain cannot be adequately controlled by routine access to NHS services, a referral may be made to a specialist pain service or specialist fibromyalgia clinic, such the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath, subject to their having met certain criteria.</p><p> </p><p>Information for the public can be found on the NHS website and is also available in a patient’s information guide produced by FMUK. The medical guide, patient information booklet and NHS choice webpage on fibromyalgia can be found at the following links:</p><p><br> <a href="http://www.fmauk.org/dmdocuments/Medical%20Pack.pdf" target="_blank">www.fmauk.org/dmdocuments/Medical%20Pack.pdf</a></p><p><br> <a href="http://www.fmauk.org/information-packs-mainmenu-58/booklet-mainmenu-135/490-patient-booklet" target="_blank">www.fmauk.org/information-packs-mainmenu-58/booklet-mainmenu-135/490-patient-booklet</a></p><p><br> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/fibromyalgia/" target="_blank">www.nhs.uk/conditions/fibromyalgia/</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 177776 more like this
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less than 2018-10-15T14:42:42.29Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-15T14:42:42.29Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4602
unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
984797
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star this property date less than 2018-10-10more like thismore than 2018-10-10
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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 Fibromyalgia more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department will take to raise awareness of the condition of fibromyalgia syndrome. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 177776 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-15more like thismore than 2018-10-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department is not directly responsible for developing or reviewing clinical guidance for identification and management of diseases and disorders. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence was established by the Government to develop evidence based best practice for the National Health Service. Other organisations, such as the clinical Royal Colleges, and charitable organisations also convene expert groups to develop guidance for health professionals.</p><p> </p><p>A range of support exists to help general practitioners (GPs) identify and manage fibromyalgia in primary care. This includes an e-learning course developed by the Royal College of GPs and Arthritis Research UK on musculoskeletal care, including fibromyalgia, and a medical guide developed by the Fibromyalgia Association UK (FMUK) for health professionals.</p><p> </p><p>People with fibromyalgia can usually be managed through routine access to primary or second care provide via a GP or consultant. Treatment will depend on the severity of a patient’s condition, but may include pain relieving medication; physiotherapy; dietary and exercise advice; counselling or cognitive behavioural therapy. For patients whose pain cannot be adequately controlled by routine access to NHS services, a referral may be made to a specialist pain service or specialist fibromyalgia clinic, such the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath, subject to their having met certain criteria.</p><p> </p><p>Information for the public can be found on the NHS website and is also available in a patient’s information guide produced by FMUK. The medical guide, patient information booklet and NHS choice webpage on fibromyalgia can be found at the following links:</p><p><br> <a href="http://www.fmauk.org/dmdocuments/Medical%20Pack.pdf" target="_blank">www.fmauk.org/dmdocuments/Medical%20Pack.pdf</a></p><p><br> <a href="http://www.fmauk.org/information-packs-mainmenu-58/booklet-mainmenu-135/490-patient-booklet" target="_blank">www.fmauk.org/information-packs-mainmenu-58/booklet-mainmenu-135/490-patient-booklet</a></p><p><br> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/fibromyalgia/" target="_blank">www.nhs.uk/conditions/fibromyalgia/</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 177775 more like this
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less than 2018-10-15T14:42:42.35Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-15T14:42:42.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-10more like thismore than 2018-10-10
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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 Fibromyalgia more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has plans to place fibromyalgia in a distinct medical category of its own to facilitate research. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 177780 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-17more like thismore than 2018-10-17
star this property answer text <p>Classification of diseases and disorders is achieved through international clinical and scientific consensus.</p><p> </p><p>The current version of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD10) includes fibromyalgia under ‘Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue’ in the category ‘Other soft tissue disorders, not elsewhere classified’. ICD-11, which will be presented at the World Health Assembly in May 2019 for adoption by member states, includes fibromyalgia under ‘General symptoms, signs or clinical findings’ in the category of ‘chronic widespread pain’.</p><p> </p><p>The Department’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) welcomes funding applications for research into any aspect of human health, including fibromyalgia. It is not usual practice to ring-fence funds for particular topics or conditions; applications are subject to peer review and judged in open competition, with awards being made on the basis of the importance of the topic to patients and health and care services, value for money and scientific quality. NIHR support for fibromyalgia research over the last five years includes £1.8 million funding for research projects and £0.6 million funding for clinical trials through the NIHR Clinical Research Network. The NIHR has also managed infrastructure supporting fibromyalgia research. Information on individual projects funded by the NIHR can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/programmes/" target="_blank">www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/programmes/</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-10-17T13:50:08.62Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-17T13:50:08.62Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this