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1008479
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star this property date less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
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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 Diabetes: Medical Equipment 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, whether he plans to make flash glucose monitoring technology available to all patients with diabetes across clinical commissioning groups. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 192108 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 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>Following an announcement by NHS England on 14 November 2018, flash glucose monitoring systems will be made available on prescription for all patients with type 1 diabetes who meet National Health Service criteria from April 2019.</p><p> </p><p>No estimate has been made of the potential savings related to making flash glucose monitoring technology available to all patients with diabetes.</p><p> </p><p>A search of the Department’s Ministerial correspondence database has identified 272 items of correspondence from members of the public received in 2018 about flash glucose monitoring. This figure represents correspondence received by the Department’s Ministerial correspondence unit only. The Department has not been able to identify any correspondence specifically from charities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
192109 more like this
192110 more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T17:43:55.08Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T17:43:55.08Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4079
star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
1008480
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
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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 Diabetes: Medical Equipment 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 his Department has made of the potential savings to the NHS of making flash glucose monitoring technology available to all patients with diabetes across NHS clinical commissioning groups. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 192109 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 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>Following an announcement by NHS England on 14 November 2018, flash glucose monitoring systems will be made available on prescription for all patients with type 1 diabetes who meet National Health Service criteria from April 2019.</p><p> </p><p>No estimate has been made of the potential savings related to making flash glucose monitoring technology available to all patients with diabetes.</p><p> </p><p>A search of the Department’s Ministerial correspondence database has identified 272 items of correspondence from members of the public received in 2018 about flash glucose monitoring. This figure represents correspondence received by the Department’s Ministerial correspondence unit only. The Department has not been able to identify any correspondence specifically from charities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
192108 more like this
192110 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-26T17:43:55.127Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T17:43:55.127Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
4079
star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
1008481
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
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 Diabetes: Medical Equipment 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 representations he has received from (a) the public and (b) charities on the benefits of making flash glucose monitoring technology available to all patients with diabetes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 192110 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 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>Following an announcement by NHS England on 14 November 2018, flash glucose monitoring systems will be made available on prescription for all patients with type 1 diabetes who meet National Health Service criteria from April 2019.</p><p> </p><p>No estimate has been made of the potential savings related to making flash glucose monitoring technology available to all patients with diabetes.</p><p> </p><p>A search of the Department’s Ministerial correspondence database has identified 272 items of correspondence from members of the public received in 2018 about flash glucose monitoring. This figure represents correspondence received by the Department’s Ministerial correspondence unit only. The Department has not been able to identify any correspondence specifically from charities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
192108 more like this
192109 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-26T17:43:55.157Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T17:43:55.157Z
star this property answering member
4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
4079
star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
101567
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Ebola 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 contingency plans the Government is making for quarantine procedures for people entering the UK from countries where the Ebola virus is present in the event of a further spread of that virus. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 212378 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 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answer text <p>In addition to departure screening in affected countries, entry screening has been introduced for people travelling to the United Kingdom from Ebola infected areas. This also provides them with clear advice about immediate actions should they develop any relevant symptoms.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There are already public health powers in place to enable the quarantining of an individual suffering from the symptoms of Ebola should they be needed.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government keeps the threat posed to the UK by the spread of Ebola virus disease, and the measures required to tackle it, under regular review.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-11-05T15:23:28.1786028Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:23:28.1786028Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
star this property tabling member
4079
star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
1016224
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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 Primary Health Care: Attendance 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 his Department is taking to address the effects of missed appointments on primary care services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 196776 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 2018-12-07more like thismore than 2018-12-07
star this property answer text <p>We recognise that missed appointments are a waste of National Health Service resources. We believe that encouraging patients to use the NHS sensibly and responsibly is the right approach and we are supportive of local schemes to highlight the number of missed appointments to their patients. However, it is ultimately a matter for the local NHS and primary care providers to decide how best to raise awareness and implement measures to reduce missed appointments.</p><p> </p><p>Primary care providers are encouraged to offer patients different ways to book appointments, send appointment reminders by text messages, and make it quick for patients to cancel or re-arrange appointments e.g. through the use of an online service.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-12-07T13:02:06.557Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-07T13:02:06.557Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
4079
star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
101647
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Drugs: Misuse 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 make an assessment of the potential merits of charging for NHS services required because of injuries caused by alcohol or drug misuse. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 212524 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 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answer text <p>We recognise that drinking alcohol and drug use does place significant strain on the National Health Service, but there are both ethical and practical reasons not to seek payment from patients. The founding principle of the NHS is that services are free of charge, available to all on the basis of need, not ability to pay. It is funded accordingly, from general taxation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-11-05T15:40:41.9778304Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:40:41.9778304Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
star this property tabling member
4079
star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
105962
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 In Vitro Fertilisation 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 steps he is taking to reduce variation in the price of IVF cycles between clinical commissioning groups. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 212894 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>For National Health Service funded in-vitro fertilisation treatment, it is for clinical commissioning groups to decide with which fertility clinics to contract and agree the price payable with the service provider.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T17:39:40.4263078Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T17:39:40.4263078Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
star this property tabling member
4079
star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-06more like thismore than 2014-11-06
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Care Homes: Fees and Charges 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 effect of his Department’s guidance on charging for residential accommodation on the financial independence of adults in residential care. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 213681 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 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
star this property answer text <p>Charging for Residential Accommodation Guidelines (CRAG) supports local authorities to interpret the National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Regulations 1992. This guidance and the regulations will be repealed from April 2015 when new provisions under the Care Act 2014 come into force.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The new charging framework introduces minimal changes in order to respond to the call for continuity and to enable local authorities to focus on preparing for implementation of the reforms recommended by the independent Commission on Funding Reform that the Care Act will also introduce. From April 2016 this will see the introduction of a cap on care costs that will protect people from the risk of catastrophic costs and an extension to the point at which means tested support becomes available. As the published impact assessment shows, this means that up to 100,000 more people will be better off by 2024-25. We are in the process of updating the modelling and will publish a revised impact assessment shortly. In addition, from April 2015 we are introducing a universal deferred payment agreement scheme that means people should not be forced to sell their home in their lifetime to pay for care.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-11-18T15:42:59.557Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-18T15:42:59.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
156640
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star this property date less than 2014-11-19more like thismore than 2014-11-19
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Social Services 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 duties relating to adult social care currently carried out by local authorities that could be transferred to charities in order to increase efficiency and quality of care. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 215170 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 2014-11-26more like thismore than 2014-11-26
star this property answer text <p>Under the Care Act, from April 2015 local authorities will have the power to delegate nearly all of their adult care and support functions, except for some powers and duties around safeguarding, integration, and charging.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The statutory guidance on delegation, published in October 2014, sets out how this will allow local authorities to work more efficiently and innovatively, including with charities, and provide better quality care and support to local populations. The guidance also notes that many external organisations may have specialist expertise or capacity that could mean delegation is the best approach.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>When a local authority delegates any of its functions, it retains ultimate responsibility for the carrying out of that function.</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 more like this
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less than 2014-11-26T12:40:16.3Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-26T12:40:16.3Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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4079
star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
157008
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-20more like thismore than 2014-11-20
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 E. Coli 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 issue guidance to hospitals so that a case of E.coli bacteria triggers the procedures that would be followed if a case of MRSA were discovered. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 215426 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 2014-11-27more like thismore than 2014-11-27
star this property answer text <p>The management of individual cases of <em>E.coli</em> bloodstream infections is the responsibility of local infection prevention and control specialists. However, the Department has asked its expert Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections to consider the options for reducing the number of <em>E.coli</em> infections, which are not always hospital acquired.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Suffolk and North Ipswich more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Daniel Poulter more like this
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less than 2014-11-27T17:18:51.627Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-27T17:18:51.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Dan Poulter more like this
star this property tabling member
4079
star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this