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967474
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs: Misuse remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to secure funding for existing prescribed medicines withdrawal centres. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL9967 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-17more like thismore than 2018-09-17
star this property answer text <p>The Parliamentary under Secretary of State (Steve Brine MP) commissioned Public Health England (PHE) to review the evidence for dependence on, and withdrawal from, prescribed medicines. The review was launched in January 2018 and is due to report in spring 2019 and we await its findings. It is the responsibility of local authorities to commission services, such as the provision of withdrawal centres for addiction to prescribed medicines, to meet assessed local need. The Government currently has no plans to increase the number of these centres.</p><p>The Government has no plans to introduce a separate national helpline to support people affected by prescribed drug dependence. Help and advice on prescribed drug dependence is already available from the 111 helpline or NHS Choices. People who feel that they might be dependent on either prescribed or over the counter medicines should seek help from a health professional in the first instance (such as a general practitioner or pharmacist).</p><p>PHE’s review includes prescribed benzodiazepine drug dependence but will not consider evidence further back than 10 years ago. There are no plans to establish a public inquiry into prescribed benzodiazepine drug dependence.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL9968 more like this
HL9969 more like this
HL9971 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-17T14:06:06.01Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T14:06:06.01Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
967475
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs: Misuse remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to increase the number of prescribed medicines withdrawal centres to cover the whole of England. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL9968 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-17more like thismore than 2018-09-17
star this property answer text <p>The Parliamentary under Secretary of State (Steve Brine MP) commissioned Public Health England (PHE) to review the evidence for dependence on, and withdrawal from, prescribed medicines. The review was launched in January 2018 and is due to report in spring 2019 and we await its findings. It is the responsibility of local authorities to commission services, such as the provision of withdrawal centres for addiction to prescribed medicines, to meet assessed local need. The Government currently has no plans to increase the number of these centres.</p><p>The Government has no plans to introduce a separate national helpline to support people affected by prescribed drug dependence. Help and advice on prescribed drug dependence is already available from the 111 helpline or NHS Choices. People who feel that they might be dependent on either prescribed or over the counter medicines should seek help from a health professional in the first instance (such as a general practitioner or pharmacist).</p><p>PHE’s review includes prescribed benzodiazepine drug dependence but will not consider evidence further back than 10 years ago. There are no plans to establish a public inquiry into prescribed benzodiazepine drug dependence.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL9967 more like this
HL9969 more like this
HL9971 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-17T14:06:06.08Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T14:06:06.08Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
967476
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs: Misuse remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will ensure that in establishing a 24 hour helpline for people affected by prescribed medicines addiction they will also ensure that adequate services are in place to refer patients to. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL9969 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-17more like thismore than 2018-09-17
star this property answer text <p>The Parliamentary under Secretary of State (Steve Brine MP) commissioned Public Health England (PHE) to review the evidence for dependence on, and withdrawal from, prescribed medicines. The review was launched in January 2018 and is due to report in spring 2019 and we await its findings. It is the responsibility of local authorities to commission services, such as the provision of withdrawal centres for addiction to prescribed medicines, to meet assessed local need. The Government currently has no plans to increase the number of these centres.</p><p>The Government has no plans to introduce a separate national helpline to support people affected by prescribed drug dependence. Help and advice on prescribed drug dependence is already available from the 111 helpline or NHS Choices. People who feel that they might be dependent on either prescribed or over the counter medicines should seek help from a health professional in the first instance (such as a general practitioner or pharmacist).</p><p>PHE’s review includes prescribed benzodiazepine drug dependence but will not consider evidence further back than 10 years ago. There are no plans to establish a public inquiry into prescribed benzodiazepine drug dependence.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL9967 more like this
HL9968 more like this
HL9971 more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T14:06:06.143Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T14:06:06.143Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
930912
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-25more like thismore than 2018-06-25
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs: Misuse remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will ensure the timely publication of the agenda, papers and minutes of the Public Health England Expert Group on Prescribed Drug Dependence. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL8912 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-09more like thismore than 2018-07-09
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) has been commissioned to undertake a public health evidence review of available data and published evidence on the problems associated with dependence, and the short term discontinuation or longer term withdrawal symptoms, associated with prescribed medicines.</p><p> </p><p>PHE is aware of the importance and relevance of the experience of patients in understanding the issues. The review will include a call for papers which specifically identifies published accounts of the patients’ experiences, and this material will be specifically and deliberately focused on in the review. This process is distinct from a public inquiry, which would include individual testimony.</p><p> </p><p>PHE is committed to publishing the agenda, papers and minutes of meetings of the expert reference group and the first set of these documents will be available during July 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL8913 more like this
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less than 2018-07-09T14:17:45.53Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-09T14:17:45.53Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
930913
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-25more like thismore than 2018-06-25
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs: Misuse remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
star this property legislature
25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Public Health England Expert Group on Prescribed Drug Dependence will accept as evidence the individual testimonies of patients. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL8913 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-09more like thismore than 2018-07-09
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) has been commissioned to undertake a public health evidence review of available data and published evidence on the problems associated with dependence, and the short term discontinuation or longer term withdrawal symptoms, associated with prescribed medicines.</p><p> </p><p>PHE is aware of the importance and relevance of the experience of patients in understanding the issues. The review will include a call for papers which specifically identifies published accounts of the patients’ experiences, and this material will be specifically and deliberately focused on in the review. This process is distinct from a public inquiry, which would include individual testimony.</p><p> </p><p>PHE is committed to publishing the agenda, papers and minutes of meetings of the expert reference group and the first set of these documents will be available during July 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL8912 more like this
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less than 2018-07-09T14:17:45.593Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-09T14:17:45.593Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
857581
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs: Misuse remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many withdrawal centres and aftercare facilities for prescribed drugs dependency to benzodiazepines, Z-drugs, SSRIs and opiate painkillers have been opened within the last ten years. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL6153 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-21more like thismore than 2018-03-21
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England does not centrally hold information on the numbers of drug treatment centres or aftercare facilities for prescribed drugs dependency to benzodiazepines, Z-drugs, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and opiate painkillers which have been opened in the past 10 years.</p><p>Plans to develop treatment for any problem with prescribed medicines are the responsibility of local authorities (LAs) and the National Health Service in each area. LAs assess their local need and commission services and interventions to meet that need.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL6158 more like this
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less than 2018-03-21T15:26:50.917Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-21T15:26:50.917Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
857586
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs: Misuse remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for the NHS to develop dedicated withdrawal centres for the use of iatrogenic-induced addiction and dependent patients. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL6158 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-21more like thismore than 2018-03-21
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England does not centrally hold information on the numbers of drug treatment centres or aftercare facilities for prescribed drugs dependency to benzodiazepines, Z-drugs, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and opiate painkillers which have been opened in the past 10 years.</p><p>Plans to develop treatment for any problem with prescribed medicines are the responsibility of local authorities (LAs) and the National Health Service in each area. LAs assess their local need and commission services and interventions to meet that need.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL6153 more like this
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less than 2018-03-21T15:26:50.963Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-21T15:26:50.963Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
827876
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs: Misuse remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to raise awareness amongst GPs of the problems arising for patients suffering from the impact of long-term use of dependence forming medicines. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL4926 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department has commissioned Public Health England to undertake an evidence review to understand better the scope of the problem of prescribed drug dependence. The review will consider existing evidence and engage with a variety of stakeholders, with a view to capturing levels of awareness amongst both healthcare professionals and patients of the issues associated with prescription drug dependence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL4927 more like this
HL4928 more like this
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less than 2018-02-05T12:14:00.663Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T12:14:00.663Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
827877
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs: Misuse remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the training of GPs sufficiently covers the need to avoid prescribing dependence forming medicines for longer than the safe period. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL4927 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department has commissioned Public Health England to undertake an evidence review to understand better the scope of the problem of prescribed drug dependence. The review will consider existing evidence and engage with a variety of stakeholders, with a view to capturing levels of awareness amongst both healthcare professionals and patients of the issues associated with prescription drug dependence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL4926 more like this
HL4928 more like this
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less than 2018-02-05T12:14:00.72Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T12:14:00.72Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
827878
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs: Misuse remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the training of doctors sufficiently covers the need to avoid withdrawing dependence forming medicines too quickly, given the adverse impacts on patients that can occur. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL4928 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department has commissioned Public Health England to undertake an evidence review to understand better the scope of the problem of prescribed drug dependence. The review will consider existing evidence and engage with a variety of stakeholders, with a view to capturing levels of awareness amongst both healthcare professionals and patients of the issues associated with prescription drug dependence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL4926 more like this
HL4927 more like this
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less than 2018-02-05T12:14:00.767Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T12:14:00.767Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this