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967478
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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
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 Benzodiazepines: Misuse 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 establish a public inquiry into the harmful effects of prescribed benzodiazepine drug dependence over the last 50 years. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL9971 more like this
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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
HL9969 more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T14:06:06.203Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T14:06:06.203Z
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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
967477
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
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 Prescription Drugs: Misuse more like this
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 the effectiveness of substance misuse services and, in particular, whether they may bring patients off the use of prescribed medicines too quickly leaving many in a damaged state. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL9970 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) carried out an extensive review of the effectiveness of drug treatment in England. The review gives policy makers and local areas an objective assessment of what drug treatment outcomes are achievable, and compares outcomes in England to the evidence and to other drug treatment systems. <em>An evidence review of outcomes that can be expected of drug misuse treatment in England</em> is attached.</p><p>Local authorities are responsible for assessing local need for substance misuse treatment and commissioning services to meet these needs. This includes making sure the services follow clinical guidelines in treating people who have dependence problems. The United Kingdom drug treatment clinical guidelines set out guidance for clinicians in managing withdrawal for patients from prescribed medicines.</p><p>PHE is undertaking a review of the evidence for dependence on, and withdrawal from, prescribed medicines. The review will bring together the best available evidence on effective prevention and treatment of dependence, withdrawal and discontinuation syndrome for each drug category. The review is due to be published in spring 2019.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T13:57:58.137Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T13:57:58.137Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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star this property file name Drug Misuse Treatment in England Evidence Review of Outcomes review.pdf more like this
star this property title Drug Misuse Treatment in England Evidence Review 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
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 Prescription Drugs: Misuse more like this
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
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL9969 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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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
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
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 Prescription Drugs: Misuse more like this
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
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL9968 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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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
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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
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
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 Prescription Drugs: Misuse more like this
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
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL9967 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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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
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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
967473
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
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 Prescription Drugs: Misuse more like this
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 members of Parliament and members of the House of Lords will have an opportunity to meet with Public Health England to discuss the review of prescribed medicines addiction before it reports. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL9966 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) is open to engagement with hon. Members and noble Lords on this issue.</p><p>PHE is also in regular contact with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Prescribed Drug Dependence, including presenting at the group’s meetings in Parliament. We expect that this contact will continue.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T13:58:36.37Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T13:58:36.37Z
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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
967472
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
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Health Visitors 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 continuous professional development health visitors are required to undertake to enable them to identify incipient and actual cases of ante-natal depression, post-natal depression, and other maternal mental health issues. more like this
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Baroness Hodgson of Abinger more like this
star this property uin HL9965 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Health visitors are part of the nursing profession and regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Health visitors are qualified and registered nurses or midwives who have undertaken an approved training programme in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Health Visiting.</p><p>The NMC has the general function of promoting high standards of education and coordinating all stages of education to ensure that health visitors are equipped with the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for professional practice, including continuous professional development (CPD). The NMC set the standards of education and training for the nursing profession expected at undergraduate and postgraduate level and approve curricula set by individual higher education institutes. In so doing, they set out the knowledge, skills and behaviours that both postgraduate and undergraduate nurses must be able to demonstrate.</p><p>CPD is a term used to describe a number of different training and development activities which may be required for the purposes of professional practice in the National Health Service. The NMC requires 35 hours of CPD relevant to scope of practice in the three year period since registration was last renewed, or joining the register.</p><p>The NMC are in the process of rewriting their standards. For example, in the new pre-registration nursing standards the NMC specify that registrants must have proficiencies in identifying risk and vulnerability, in all settings and across the lifespan and would expect post-natal depression to be included in the curriculum.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL9964 more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T13:50:13.78Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T13:50:13.78Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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4301
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hodgson of Abinger more like this
967470
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
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Health Visitors 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 training health visitors receive to enable them to identify incipient and actual cases of ante-natal depression, post-natal depression, and other maternal mental health issues. more like this
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Baroness Hodgson of Abinger more like this
star this property uin HL9964 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Health visitors are part of the nursing profession and regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Health visitors are qualified and registered nurses or midwives who have undertaken an approved training programme in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Health Visiting.</p><p>The NMC has the general function of promoting high standards of education and coordinating all stages of education to ensure that health visitors are equipped with the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for professional practice, including continuous professional development (CPD). The NMC set the standards of education and training for the nursing profession expected at undergraduate and postgraduate level and approve curricula set by individual higher education institutes. In so doing, they set out the knowledge, skills and behaviours that both postgraduate and undergraduate nurses must be able to demonstrate.</p><p>CPD is a term used to describe a number of different training and development activities which may be required for the purposes of professional practice in the National Health Service. The NMC requires 35 hours of CPD relevant to scope of practice in the three year period since registration was last renewed, or joining the register.</p><p>The NMC are in the process of rewriting their standards. For example, in the new pre-registration nursing standards the NMC specify that registrants must have proficiencies in identifying risk and vulnerability, in all settings and across the lifespan and would expect post-natal depression to be included in the curriculum.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL9965 more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T13:50:13.717Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T13:50:13.717Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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4301
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hodgson of Abinger more like this
967469
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
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Health Visitors 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 visits from a health visitor a new mother in England should receive in the three months after giving birth; what is the length of each visit; and how these visits are monitored. more like this
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Baroness Hodgson of Abinger more like this
star this property uin HL9963 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Health visitors undertake five mandated visits between the ages of zero to five. Three of these mandated visits occur during the first three months after birth which are the antenatal health visit, new baby review and six to eight-week assessment. The length of each visit will be entirely dependent on the individual needs of the mother and baby. Some families will require additional visits and support, the health visitor will use their professional judgement and public health expertise to determine need and support. Local authorities are responsible for commissioning health visiting services, local monitoring of service delivery and commissioning compliance should be undertaken locally as part of contract management.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T13:56:16.423Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T13:56:16.423Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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4301
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hodgson of Abinger more like this
967468
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
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 Postnatal Depression 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, further to the Written Answer by Lord O'Shaughnessy on 23 July (HL9378), what steps they intend to take to address the under-diagnosis of maternal mental illness and, in particular, to ensure that those suffering from post-natal depression are diagnosed and able to access treatment. more like this
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Baroness Hodgson of Abinger more like this
star this property uin HL9962 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to improving perinatal mental health services for women during pregnancy and in the first postnatal year, so that women are able to access the right care at the right time and close to home. The Department is investing £365 million from 2015/16 to 2020/21 in perinatal mental health services and NHS England is leading a transformation programme to ensure that, by 2020/21, at least 30,000 more women each year are able to access evidence-based specialist mental health care during the perinatal period.</p><p>A key aim of this transformation programme is to take a preventative approach wherever possible, including: earlier diagnosis and intervention; support for recovery; and reducing avoidable harm.</p><p>To drive forward change, NHS England is also investing in multidisciplinary perinatal mental health clinical networks across the country, which includes general practitioners as part of the networks. These clinical networks focus on collaborative working to develop local, integrated pathways and to support early identification of those at risk of mental illness in the perinatal period, to enable better outcomes for women in all communities.</p><p>Looking ahead, we are continuing to work with the National Health Service to develop a 10 year plan for the future of the health service, underpinned by a five-year funding offer which will see the NHS budget grow by over £20 billion a year in real terms by 2023-24. The NHS will work closely with Government to produce the plan, which will set out how the money will be used to deliver our vision for the health service and to ensure every penny is well spent.</p><p>The plan will be published later this year. Better access to mental health services is one of the priorities to help achieve the Government’s commitment for parity of esteem between mental and physical health. This will be a significant step forward towards improving, and continuing to deliver, high-quality mental health support services.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T13:51:53.167Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T13:51:53.167Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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4301
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hodgson of Abinger more like this