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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
star 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
unstar 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 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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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
unstar 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 remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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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
star this property tabling member
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
star 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
unstar 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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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
unstar 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 remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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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
star this property tabling member
231
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Nick Harvey more like this
48229
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar 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 his Department has made of the role independent pharmacies play in relieving pressures on other health and welfare services; and what steps he has taken to disseminate best practice. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 196239 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
unstar this property answer text <p>Pharmacy already plays a vital role in supporting the health of people in their local communities, providing high quality care and support, improving people's health and reducing health inequalities. However, as we move to more integrated care, there is real potential for pharmacists and their teams to play an even greater role in the future, particularly in keeping people healthy, supporting those with long term conditions and helping make sure patients and the National Health Service get the best use from medicines.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England's public consultation, <em>Improving care through community pharmacy –</em> <em>a call to action</em>, which closed on 18 March, has provided an important opportunity to explore the contribution community pharmacists and their teams can make. This will inform a strategic framework for commissioning wider primary care services in the autumn. A copy of the consultation document is at:</p><p> </p><p>www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/qual-clin-lead/calltoaction/pharm-cta/</p><p> </p><p>In the meantime, NHS England's <em>The earlier, the better</em> campaign, launched in January 2014, specifically sought to raise the profile of community pharmacy with the public, to increase the number of people accessing community pharmacy services when they have a minor ailment and reduce pressures on other parts of the NHS.</p><p> </p><p>On 14 April, the Department and NHS England published <em>Transforming Primary Care - Safe, proactive, personalised care for those who need it most</em>. This sets out plans for more proactive, personalised and joined up care, part of which is harnessing the potential of pharmacists. This recognises the vital role that pharmacists have in optimising medicines use, helping to prevent avoidable hospital admissions and supporting people to manage their own care. A copy has been placed in the Library.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 196241 more like this
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less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
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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 196239_and_196241_-_Library_document[1].pdf more like this
star this property title Transforming Primary Care document more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
48233
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar 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 estimate has he made of the cost to the economy of untreated mental illness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Andrew Bingham more like this
star this property uin 196255 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
unstar this property answer text <p>The International Classification of Diseases is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes. This includes the analysis of the general health situation of population groups. It is used to monitor the incidence and prevalence of diseases and other health problems.</p><p>The Tenth Revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems includes in Chapter V a detailed classification of more than 300 mental and behavioural disorders. Its publication follows extensive field-testing by more than 100 clinical and research centres in 40 countries.</p><p>Aggregate primary care trust (PCT) expenditure on mental health was £11.28 billion in 2012-13, which is 11.9% of the £94.78 billion total spend by PCTs. The estimate of expenditure on mental health does not include the majority of expenditure on primary care appointments which is recorded as a separate programme category.</p><p> </p><p>It is not possible to provide an estimate of expenditure on physical health. A number of programme categories will have elements of expenditure which could be classified as non-physical, for example, learning disabilities, neurological and social care.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has made no estimate of the cost to the economy of untreated mental illness.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
196245 more like this
196254 more like this
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less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
star this property answering member
1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
star this property tabling member
3994
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Bingham more like this
48237
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answering body
Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar 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 proportion of NHS funding is allocated to (a) mental and (b) physical health care. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Andrew Bingham more like this
star this property uin 196254 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
unstar this property answer text <p>The International Classification of Diseases is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes. This includes the analysis of the general health situation of population groups. It is used to monitor the incidence and prevalence of diseases and other health problems.</p><p>The Tenth Revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems includes in Chapter V a detailed classification of more than 300 mental and behavioural disorders. Its publication follows extensive field-testing by more than 100 clinical and research centres in 40 countries.</p><p>Aggregate primary care trust (PCT) expenditure on mental health was £11.28 billion in 2012-13, which is 11.9% of the £94.78 billion total spend by PCTs. The estimate of expenditure on mental health does not include the majority of expenditure on primary care appointments which is recorded as a separate programme category.</p><p> </p><p>It is not possible to provide an estimate of expenditure on physical health. A number of programme categories will have elements of expenditure which could be classified as non-physical, for example, learning disabilities, neurological and social care.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has made no estimate of the cost to the economy of untreated mental illness.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
196245 more like this
196255 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
star this property answering member
1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
star this property tabling member
3994
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Bingham more like this
48241
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answering body
Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar 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 steps he has taken to increase public understanding of the services offered by independent pharmacies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 196241 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
unstar this property answer text <p>Pharmacy already plays a vital role in supporting the health of people in their local communities, providing high quality care and support, improving people's health and reducing health inequalities. However, as we move to more integrated care, there is real potential for pharmacists and their teams to play an even greater role in the future, particularly in keeping people healthy, supporting those with long term conditions and helping make sure patients and the National Health Service get the best use from medicines.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England's public consultation, <em>Improving care through community pharmacy –</em> <em>a call to action</em>, which closed on 18 March, has provided an important opportunity to explore the contribution community pharmacists and their teams can make. This will inform a strategic framework for commissioning wider primary care services in the autumn. A copy of the consultation document is at:</p><p> </p><p>www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/qual-clin-lead/calltoaction/pharm-cta/</p><p> </p><p>In the meantime, NHS England's <em>The earlier, the better</em> campaign, launched in January 2014, specifically sought to raise the profile of community pharmacy with the public, to increase the number of people accessing community pharmacy services when they have a minor ailment and reduce pressures on other parts of the NHS.</p><p> </p><p>On 14 April, the Department and NHS England published <em>Transforming Primary Care - Safe, proactive, personalised care for those who need it most</em>. This sets out plans for more proactive, personalised and joined up care, part of which is harnessing the potential of pharmacists. This recognises the vital role that pharmacists have in optimising medicines use, helping to prevent avoidable hospital admissions and supporting people to manage their own care. A copy has been placed in the Library.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 196239 more like this
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less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
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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 196239_and_196241_-_Library_document[1].pdf more like this
star this property title Transforming Primary Care document more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
48242
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar 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 criteria his Department use to define illness as mental as opposed to physical. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Andrew Bingham more like this
star this property uin 196245 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
unstar this property answer text <p>The International Classification of Diseases is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes. This includes the analysis of the general health situation of population groups. It is used to monitor the incidence and prevalence of diseases and other health problems.</p><p>The Tenth Revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems includes in Chapter V a detailed classification of more than 300 mental and behavioural disorders. Its publication follows extensive field-testing by more than 100 clinical and research centres in 40 countries.</p><p>Aggregate primary care trust (PCT) expenditure on mental health was £11.28 billion in 2012-13, which is 11.9% of the £94.78 billion total spend by PCTs. The estimate of expenditure on mental health does not include the majority of expenditure on primary care appointments which is recorded as a separate programme category.</p><p> </p><p>It is not possible to provide an estimate of expenditure on physical health. A number of programme categories will have elements of expenditure which could be classified as non-physical, for example, learning disabilities, neurological and social care.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has made no estimate of the cost to the economy of untreated mental illness.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
196254 more like this
196255 more like this
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less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
star this property answering member
1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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3994
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Bingham more like this
48260
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar 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 reduction of avoidable harm by better medicines reconciliation for hospital patients with Parkinson's. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 196344 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has made no such assessment.</p><p> </p><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) issued joint guidance, <em>Technical patient safety solutions for medicines reconciliation on admission of adults to hospital</em> in December 2007, which aims to reduce medication errors, which occur most commonly on transfer between care settings and on admission to hospital. This guidance applies to all patients, including those with Parkinson's disease and is available at:</p><p> </p><p>www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/11897/38560/38560.pdf</p><p> </p><p>The NPSA also issued a Rapid Response Report on <em>Reducing harm from omitted and delayed medicines in hospital </em>in February 2010. This makes reference to medicines where timeliness of administration is crucial, including those for Parkinson's disease. This is available at:</p><p> </p><p>www.nrls.npsa.nhs.uk/alerts/?entryid45=66720</p><p> </p><p>NICE, the NPSA and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society have all identified the key role of pharmacists in medicines reconciliation and the majority of hospitals now have pharmacists on admission wards to help ensure patients' medicines are reconciled promptly.</p><p> </p><p>A strong reporting culture, where safety incidents are reported and monitored is essential to improving safety for all patients, including those with Parkinson's disease. NHS England and the <a title="Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) website - Opens in a new window" href="http://www.mhra.gov.uk/" target="_blank">Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency</a> jointly issued two patient safety alerts on 20 March 2014 to help healthcare providers increase incident reporting for <a href="http://www.england.nhs.uk/2014/03/20/med-devices#mederr" target="_blank">medication errors</a> and <a href="http://www.england.nhs.uk/2014/03/20/med-devices#meddev" target="_blank">medical devices</a>. The alerts instruct providers to take specific steps that will improve data reporting quality; and will see the establishment of national networks to maximise learning and provide guidance on minimising harm relating to these incident types.</p><p> </p><p>The measures announced by my Rt Hon Friend, the Secretary of State for Health on 26 March, as part of his invitation to NHS organisations to ‘Sign up to Safety', are also likely to lead to an increase in the number of reported incidents of harm in the National Health Service even though care will be getting safer.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 196360 more like this
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less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
star this property answering member
1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
star this property tabling member
1490
unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
48264
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar 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 steps he is taking to improve reporting of instances in which the medication regimes of hospital patients with Parkinson's are disrupted through delays or errors in medicines reconciliation; 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
star this property uin 196360 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has made no such assessment.</p><p> </p><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) issued joint guidance, <em>Technical patient safety solutions for medicines reconciliation on admission of adults to hospital</em> in December 2007, which aims to reduce medication errors, which occur most commonly on transfer between care settings and on admission to hospital. This guidance applies to all patients, including those with Parkinson's disease and is available at:</p><p> </p><p>www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/11897/38560/38560.pdf</p><p> </p><p>The NPSA also issued a Rapid Response Report on <em>Reducing harm from omitted and delayed medicines in hospital </em>in February 2010. This makes reference to medicines where timeliness of administration is crucial, including those for Parkinson's disease. This is available at:</p><p> </p><p>www.nrls.npsa.nhs.uk/alerts/?entryid45=66720</p><p> </p><p>NICE, the NPSA and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society have all identified the key role of pharmacists in medicines reconciliation and the majority of hospitals now have pharmacists on admission wards to help ensure patients' medicines are reconciled promptly.</p><p> </p><p>A strong reporting culture, where safety incidents are reported and monitored is essential to improving safety for all patients, including those with Parkinson's disease. NHS England and the <a title="Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) website - Opens in a new window" href="http://www.mhra.gov.uk/" target="_blank">Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency</a> jointly issued two patient safety alerts on 20 March 2014 to help healthcare providers increase incident reporting for <a href="http://www.england.nhs.uk/2014/03/20/med-devices#mederr" target="_blank">medication errors</a> and <a href="http://www.england.nhs.uk/2014/03/20/med-devices#meddev" target="_blank">medical devices</a>. The alerts instruct providers to take specific steps that will improve data reporting quality; and will see the establishment of national networks to maximise learning and provide guidance on minimising harm relating to these incident types.</p><p> </p><p>The measures announced by my Rt Hon Friend, the Secretary of State for Health on 26 March, as part of his invitation to NHS organisations to ‘Sign up to Safety', are also likely to lead to an increase in the number of reported incidents of harm in the National Health Service even though care will be getting safer.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 196344 more like this
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less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
star this property tabling member
1490
unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
48269
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions officials in his Department have had with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on the development of NICE's highly specialised technologies programme since 1 January 2014; what the content of those discussions was; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Eddisbury more like this
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Mr Stephen O'Brien more like this
star this property uin 196411 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
unstar this property answer text <p>Departmental officials have had no such discussions. Officials may discuss individual highly specialised technology topics with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, including at the topic selection stage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen O'Brien more like this