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1127781
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star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Prescribing 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 his Department's policy is on social prescribing. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
unstar this property uin 257061 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>‘Prevention is better than cure’, published by the Department in November 2018, highlighted the important role social prescribing can play in reducing people’s isolation and improving levels of activity.</p><p>As set out in the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England has committed to deliver at least £4.5 billion of new investment in primary medical and community health services over the next five years. Part of this investment will support the recruitment of over 1,000 trained social prescribing link workers - in place by the end of 2020/21 rising further by 2023/24, with the aim that over 900,000 people are able to be referred to social prescribing schemes by then.</p><p>The Prevention document and the Long Term Plan can be found at the following links:</p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prevention-is-better-than-cure-our-vision-to-help-you-live-well-for-longer" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/prevention-is-better-than-cure-our-vision-to-help-you-live-well-for-longer</a></p><p><a href="http://www.longtermplan.nhs.uk/publication/nhs-long-term-plan/" target="_blank">www.longtermplan.nhs.uk/publication/nhs-long-term-plan/</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T14:58:45.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T14:58:45.327Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
1127835
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Care Homes: Dementia more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 recent steps he has taken to increase the number of care home places for people with dementia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
unstar this property uin 257086 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities have a duty to ensure people including those with dementia receive appropriate care and support.</p><p>Adult social care is a locally delivered system therefore local authorities are locally accountable for the delivery of care and support and retain significant discretion over how their functions are exercised. Different communities require different social care provision and local authorities are best placed to understand the needs of their constituents.</p><p> </p><p>We have given local authorities access to up to £3.9 billion more dedicated funding for adult social care this year, and a further £410 million is available for adults and children’s services. The Government will set out plans to reform the social care system to ensure it is sustainable for the future at the earliest opportunity.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 257088 more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T15:01:54.477Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T15:01:54.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4079
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
1127837
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Dementia: Health Services 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 dementia patients can be accommodated in their own neighbourhoods. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
unstar this property uin 257088 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities have a duty to ensure people including those with dementia receive appropriate care and support.</p><p>Adult social care is a locally delivered system therefore local authorities are locally accountable for the delivery of care and support and retain significant discretion over how their functions are exercised. Different communities require different social care provision and local authorities are best placed to understand the needs of their constituents.</p><p> </p><p>We have given local authorities access to up to £3.9 billion more dedicated funding for adult social care this year, and a further £410 million is available for adults and children’s services. The Government will set out plans to reform the social care system to ensure it is sustainable for the future at the earliest opportunity.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 257086 more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T15:01:54.523Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T15:01:54.523Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4079
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
1127468
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Health Professions: Recruitment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 increase the number of (a) school nurses and (b) health visitors. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
unstar this property uin 256319 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>From April 2013, local authorities have been responsible for public health locally, including commissioning public health services for school aged children in their areas. In October 2015 responsibility for zero to five commissioning was also transferred to local authorities.</p><p>It is therefore for local authorities to assess the health needs of their populations and commission the appropriate health visiting and school nursing services and workforce, based around local needs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T16:45:18.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T16:45:18.687Z
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4065
star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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4638
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1127515
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Pathology: Vacancies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 tackle the shortage of pathologists that can carry out post-mortem examinations for coroners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford more like this
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
unstar this property uin 256258 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>Most post-mortem examinations are carried out by pathologists who specialise in histopathology. However, post-mortems are not a requirement of the Certificate of Completion of Training in histopathology, therefore, the number of histopathologists who are qualified to carry out post-mortem examinations for coroners is not held centrally.</p><p>Overall, in January 2019, there were 1,206 full time equivalent (FTE) consultant histopathologists in the National Health Service in England. This represents a 10% (119 FTE) increase compared to January 2010.</p><p>Health Education England has committed to attract and retain more histopathologists by 2021 as part of its Cancer Workforce Plan for England published in December 2017. In 2019, 100% of specialist histopathology training places were filled.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 256259 more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T14:54:15.24Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T14:54:15.24Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4109
unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
1127516
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Pathology more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 estimate he has made of the number of pathologists available to conduct post-mortem examinations for coroners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford more like this
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
unstar this property uin 256259 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>Most post-mortem examinations are carried out by pathologists who specialise in histopathology. However, post-mortems are not a requirement of the Certificate of Completion of Training in histopathology, therefore, the number of histopathologists who are qualified to carry out post-mortem examinations for coroners is not held centrally.</p><p>Overall, in January 2019, there were 1,206 full time equivalent (FTE) consultant histopathologists in the National Health Service in England. This represents a 10% (119 FTE) increase compared to January 2010.</p><p>Health Education England has committed to attract and retain more histopathologists by 2021 as part of its Cancer Workforce Plan for England published in December 2017. In 2019, 100% of specialist histopathology training places were filled.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 256258 more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T14:54:15.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T14:54:15.287Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4109
unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
1127528
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Hospices: Children 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, with reference to additional funding for children’s palliative care announced in the NHS Long-Term Plan, whether he plans to allocate additional funding to children’s hospices in England in 2019-20. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury North more like this
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James Frith more like this
unstar this property uin 256338 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>As part of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England committed to increase its investment in children’s palliative care over the next five years by match funding clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) who commit to increase their investment in local children’s palliative and end of life care services.</p><p> </p><p>Subject to CCGs increasing investment, NHS England will match this by up to £7 million a year by 2023/24. This increase is in addition to the Children’s Hospice Grant, which provides an annual contribution of £11 million. NHS England is currently establishing financial reporting systems to monitor the baseline investment of CCGs in children’s palliative and end of life care services. This will enable match funding payments made to CCGs where the investments are increased above the investment baseline in the previous year. As baselining will be ongoing through 2019/20, and therefore match funding will not be available in this year, NHS England will be increasing the children’s hospice grant to £12 million for this period.</p><p> </p><p>With regards to financial sustainability of hospices, these are primarily charity-funded but receive some statutory funding from CCGS for providing local services. The amount of funding varies between CCGs, but on average adult hospices receive approximately 30% of their overall funding from National Health Service sources. CCGs are responsible for determining the level of NHS-funded hospice care locally and they are responsible for ensuring that the services they commission meet the needs of their local population.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 256339 more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.017Z
star this property answering member
4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4637
unstar this property label Biography information for James Frith more like this
1127529
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Hospices: Finance 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 the financial sustainability of charitable hospices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury North more like this
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James Frith more like this
unstar this property uin 256339 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>As part of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England committed to increase its investment in children’s palliative care over the next five years by match funding clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) who commit to increase their investment in local children’s palliative and end of life care services.</p><p> </p><p>Subject to CCGs increasing investment, NHS England will match this by up to £7 million a year by 2023/24. This increase is in addition to the Children’s Hospice Grant, which provides an annual contribution of £11 million. NHS England is currently establishing financial reporting systems to monitor the baseline investment of CCGs in children’s palliative and end of life care services. This will enable match funding payments made to CCGs where the investments are increased above the investment baseline in the previous year. As baselining will be ongoing through 2019/20, and therefore match funding will not be available in this year, NHS England will be increasing the children’s hospice grant to £12 million for this period.</p><p> </p><p>With regards to financial sustainability of hospices, these are primarily charity-funded but receive some statutory funding from CCGS for providing local services. The amount of funding varies between CCGs, but on average adult hospices receive approximately 30% of their overall funding from National Health Service sources. CCGs are responsible for determining the level of NHS-funded hospice care locally and they are responsible for ensuring that the services they commission meet the needs of their local population.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 256338 more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.06Z
star this property answering member
4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4637
unstar this property label Biography information for James Frith more like this
1127539
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Older People: Abuse 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 he is taking steps to bring forward legislative proposals to reduce the abuse of older people in social care; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
unstar this property uin 256269 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to bring forward legislation to reduce the abuse of older people in social care.</p><p>The Government is committed to preventing and reducing the risk of harm to people in vulnerable situations.</p><p>The Care Act 2014 statutory guidance states that local authorities should ensure that the services they commission are safe, effective and of high quality. Where it is suspected that an individual may be at risk of abuse or neglect local authorities have a duty to carry out proportionate enquiries.</p><p>Regulated providers have a key role in safeguarding adults. All professions are subject to employer checks and controls and employers in the health and care sector must satisfy themselves regarding the skills and competence of their staff and the Care Quality Commission monitors how well providers are doing this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T10:21:35.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:21:35.367Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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1490
unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
1127557
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer in advance of the spending review on increasing funding for social care services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
unstar this property uin 256277 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has regular discussions with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on a variety of issues.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T10:26:02.51Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:26:02.51Z
star this property answering member
4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this