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star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Home Care 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, if he will bring forward proposals to facilitate the portability of home-based care packages between local authorities in different countries in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
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Sheila Gilmore more like this
star this property uin 905560 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 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
star this property answer text <p>Adults with care and support needs should be able to move between countries within the United Kingdom knowing that their care will continue during the move.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>As the care and support systems in the four countries are different, we are developing principles with the Devolved Administrations to ensure continuity of care for people moving.</p><p> </p><p>These should be published in November.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb remove filter
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less than 2014-10-21T15:45:44.866352Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T15:45:44.866352Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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3965
unstar this property label Biography information for Sheila Gilmore more like this
100024
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Community Health Services: Devon 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, if he will increase funding from the Better Care Fund to improve the transition of community services in Devon. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Devon more like this
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Sir Nick Harvey more like this
star this property uin 905558 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 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
star this property answer text <p>The Better Care Fund is a pooled budget of £3.8 billion to be spent on integrating Health and Social care. Local areas will decide how best to use their funding to transform the provision of services to their communities, both improving outcomes for people, and driving efficiencies.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb remove filter
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less than 2014-10-21T15:44:45.2891531Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T15:44:45.2891531Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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231
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Nick Harvey more like this
100185
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Older People 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, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of (a) telephone services and (b) face-to-face services intended to relieve loneliness and isolation in elderly people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Peterborough more like this
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Mr Stewart Jackson more like this
star this property uin 211243 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>Loneliness and isolation in elderly people is a complex issue and can affect people in different ways. We have not undertaken an assessment of the effectiveness of telephone services or face to face services but we know that it is helpful to have a range of interventions that can address the different needs of people who are lonely or isolated.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb remove filter
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less than 2014-10-28T15:36:55.4178742Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:36:55.4178742Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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1551
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stewart Jackson more like this
100187
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Thalidomide 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, what plans he has to ensure the health and independence of UK thalidomide victims. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Montgomeryshire more like this
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Glyn Davies more like this
star this property uin 211270 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>On 20 December 2012, I announced a new 10-year grant to the Thalidomide Trust. The grant will be paid on an annual basis, uprated in line with inflation, which means that over the 10-year period it will be worth in the region of £80 million.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The grant is intended to enable investment in adaptations and preventative measures to improve health and wellbeing and to help minimise further deterioration for this unique group of people.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb remove filter
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less than 2014-10-28T15:38:35.8623096Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:38:35.8623096Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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4041
unstar this property label Biography information for Glyn Davies more like this
100198
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Health Services: Children 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, how many requests have been made to the Specialist Commissioning team for secure placements or beds for children with mental health issues in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Moor View more like this
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Alison Seabeck more like this
star this property uin 211320 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The data requested is not currently available.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>NHS England took responsibility for the commissioning of CAMH Tier 4 (inpatient) services in April 2013. A standardised approach to admissions was not in place which meant that a clear understanding of the numbers of cases referred, or the reasons for referral was not available.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The need for a national process for admissions was highlighted in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Tier 4 Report, published in July and NHS England have been working with young people and their families during August and September to develop an admissions standard protocol.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS Area Teams are currently discussing with relevant CAMHS providers the introduction of the protocol in November 2014. The protocol will be reviewed in January 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS England anticipates that a standard protocol will be included in contracts from 2015. This will allow the standard recording of information for CAMHS Tier 4 admissions.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb remove filter
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less than 2014-10-28T15:40:56.5628639Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:40:56.5628639Z
star this property answering member
1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
star this property tabling member
1552
unstar this property label Biography information for Alison Seabeck more like this
100199
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Musculoskeletal Disorders 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, what discussions he has had with his EU counterpart about their treatment strategy for those with scoliosis; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Colchester more like this
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Sir Bob Russell more like this
star this property uin 211372 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The Ministers of the Department of Health have had no meetings with their European Union counterparts about treatment strategies for scoliosis.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Scoliosis is the abnormal curvature of the spine to the sides but is not considered a disease and does not always require treatment. However, for those in which the condition causes a long-term problem, the Department in its mandate to NHS England sets out plans to enhance the quality of life for all patients with a long-term condition, including those affected by scoliosis.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In addition, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published guidance in June 2014 which states that the ‘Magnetic Expansion Control System should be considered for children aged 2 and over with scoliosis, who need surgery to correct their curved spine’.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Information concerning the number of finished consultant episodes for patients with a primary diagnosis of scoliosis in the last five years is attached. It should be noted that these figures do not represent the number of different patients, as a person may have more than one episode of care within the same stay in hospital or in different stays in the same year. Data also capture a small number of no-surgical interventions, such as drug treatments.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The cost of treating a patient aged 19 years and over with scoliosis or other spinal deformity in one episode of care under a consultant is £1,368. This is the national average unit cost reported by NHS trusts and foundation trusts in 2012-13 reference costs submitted to the Department. This national average unit cost varies from £924 for patients with the lowest level of complications and comorbidities to £2,412 for patients with the highest level of complications and comorbidities.</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 remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
211373 more like this
211378 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:37:57.1946653Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:37:57.1946653Z
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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 Finished consultant episodes- Scoliosis- 2008-09 to 2012-13.xlsx more like this
star this property title Scoliosis- Finished consultant episodes- 2008-2013 more like this
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35
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Bob Russell more like this
100200
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Musculoskeletal Disorders 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 estimate he has made of the cost of each operation for scoliosis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Colchester more like this
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Sir Bob Russell more like this
star this property uin 211373 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The Ministers of the Department of Health have had no meetings with their European Union counterparts about treatment strategies for scoliosis.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Scoliosis is the abnormal curvature of the spine to the sides but is not considered a disease and does not always require treatment. However, for those in which the condition causes a long-term problem, the Department in its mandate to NHS England sets out plans to enhance the quality of life for all patients with a long-term condition, including those affected by scoliosis.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In addition, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published guidance in June 2014 which states that the ‘Magnetic Expansion Control System should be considered for children aged 2 and over with scoliosis, who need surgery to correct their curved spine’.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Information concerning the number of finished consultant episodes for patients with a primary diagnosis of scoliosis in the last five years is attached. It should be noted that these figures do not represent the number of different patients, as a person may have more than one episode of care within the same stay in hospital or in different stays in the same year. Data also capture a small number of no-surgical interventions, such as drug treatments.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The cost of treating a patient aged 19 years and over with scoliosis or other spinal deformity in one episode of care under a consultant is £1,368. This is the national average unit cost reported by NHS trusts and foundation trusts in 2012-13 reference costs submitted to the Department. This national average unit cost varies from £924 for patients with the lowest level of complications and comorbidities to £2,412 for patients with the highest level of complications and comorbidities.</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 remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
211372 more like this
211378 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:37:57.4872077Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:37:57.4872077Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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1
star this property file name Finished consultant episodes- Scoliosis- 2008-09 to 2012-13.xlsx more like this
star this property title Scoliosis- Finished consultant episodes- 2008-2013 more like this
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35
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Bob Russell more like this
100206
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients 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, whether any audits have been carried out since April 2012 which consider how many patients may have been detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 because a doctor had been influenced by the fact that doing so might make the provision of a bed for their patient more likely; and what were the findings of those audits. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 211396 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 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the regulator of the Mental Health Act 1983. In their annual report for 2012-13 <em>Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2012/13</em>, published in January 2014, the CQC noted concerns raised by the House of Commons Health Committee over whether the Act’s powers of detention were being used improperly to access services. They said they found no direct evidence of unlawful practice.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>On 22 August 2014, the CQC published a series of reports relating to its inspection in May 2014 of services provided by Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. The CQC found that that bed occupancy at the Trust averaged 96.4% between October and December last year, compared to the average of 85.9% across England. CQC inspectors were told that the pressures on beds meant that most new admissions to inpatient beds were people detained under the Act.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The CQC’s annual report on the Act for 2013-14 is expected to be published early in 2015.</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 remove filter
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less than 2014-10-24T11:27:05.1517044Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T11:27:05.1517044Z
star this property answering member
1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
100209
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Musculoskeletal Disorders 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, how many patients with scoliosis were operated on in each of the last five years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Colchester more like this
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Sir Bob Russell more like this
star this property uin 211378 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The Ministers of the Department of Health have had no meetings with their European Union counterparts about treatment strategies for scoliosis.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Scoliosis is the abnormal curvature of the spine to the sides but is not considered a disease and does not always require treatment. However, for those in which the condition causes a long-term problem, the Department in its mandate to NHS England sets out plans to enhance the quality of life for all patients with a long-term condition, including those affected by scoliosis.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In addition, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published guidance in June 2014 which states that the ‘Magnetic Expansion Control System should be considered for children aged 2 and over with scoliosis, who need surgery to correct their curved spine’.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Information concerning the number of finished consultant episodes for patients with a primary diagnosis of scoliosis in the last five years is attached. It should be noted that these figures do not represent the number of different patients, as a person may have more than one episode of care within the same stay in hospital or in different stays in the same year. Data also capture a small number of no-surgical interventions, such as drug treatments.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The cost of treating a patient aged 19 years and over with scoliosis or other spinal deformity in one episode of care under a consultant is £1,368. This is the national average unit cost reported by NHS trusts and foundation trusts in 2012-13 reference costs submitted to the Department. This national average unit cost varies from £924 for patients with the lowest level of complications and comorbidities to £2,412 for patients with the highest level of complications and comorbidities.</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 remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
211372 more like this
211373 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:37:57.8176576Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:37:57.8176576Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property file name Finished consultant episodes- Scoliosis- 2008-09 to 2012-13.xlsx more like this
star this property title Scoliosis- Finished consultant episodes- 2008-2013 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Bob Russell more like this
100398
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Motor Neurone Disease: North West 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 assessment he has made of the adequacy of the availability of augmentative and alternative communication aids for sufferers of motor neurone disease in (a) East Lancashire and (b) the North West. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Pendle more like this
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Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property uin 211529 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 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>Since April 1 2013 NHS England has been responsible for commissioning Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) aids for patients with complex disability whose needs require specialised assessment, including for patients with motor neurone disease (MND). Commissioning of non-specialised AAC aids is the responsibility of local clinical commissioning groups.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS England has published a service specification for specialised AAC aids that sets out what should be in place for providers to offer evidence-based, safe and effective services and supports equity of access to a nationally consistent, high quality service for patients across the country including in East Lancashire and the North West. The specification can be found at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/d01-com-dis-equ-alt-aug-comm-aids.pdf" target="_blank">www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/d01-com-dis-equ-alt-aug-comm-aids.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS England has identified an additional £22.5 million funding for AAC and Environmental Controls in 2014-15. They have been working closely with the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) to ensure this funding is equitably distributed across England in a fair and consistent manner. The MNDA are representing all patients on the panel which is reviewing this funding allocation.</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 remove filter
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less than 2014-10-29T15:33:32.0987688Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T15:33:32.0987688Z
star this property answering member
1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this