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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
unstar 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 hansard heading Ebola remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what 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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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar 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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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
63923
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-25more like thismore than 2014-06-25
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Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ebola remove filter
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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 the Home Department, what steps UK Visas and Immigration can take to prevent no cases of Ebola reaching the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Watford more like this
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Richard Harrington more like this
star this property uin 202298 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 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK does not specifically screen pre or at entry for Ebola.<br><br>Public Health England has assessed the risk of importation of Ebola in the UK <br>as very low. It is extremely unlikely that an outbreak of Ebola would occur in <br>the UK even if there was to be an imported case, as there are factors operating <br>in West Africa which would not be seen in the UK. The outbreak in West Africa <br>is driven by person to person spread in the absence of any infection control <br>precautions. Human cases of Ebola virus disease have never yet been exported <br>from an outbreak zone to a European country.<br><br>All UK ports have systems and plans for dealing with issues of public health <br>concern. However, they all require that the public health system is firstly <br>notified of the arrival of someone with a suspected disease of concern. Crew <br>are trained to do this by their respective companies and an example of the type <br>of guidance that they work towards can be found on the International Air <br>Transport Association (the international airline trade body) website at: <br><br><br>https://www.iata.org/whatwedo/safety/health/Documents/health-guidelines-cabin-cr<br>ew-2011.pdf . <br><br>At all UK ports, there is a system for routing reports, produced by the <br>commander of a craft, to a local health protection team who are available on a <br>24/7 basis throughout the year. Health protection teams have generic <br>responsibility for managing incidents of public health concern in all settings <br>including our ports. They will then take the lead in managing the incident from <br>a public health perspective with the NHS being responsible for the provision of <br>healthcare.<br><br>The International Health Regulations (IHR), which entered into force on 15 June <br>2007, require countries to report certain disease outbreaks and public health <br>events to WHO, including Ebola.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-07-01T15:09:20.0333939Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T15:09:20.0333939Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
63910
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-25more like thismore than 2014-06-25
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Department of Health more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Ebola remove filter
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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 he has in place to deal with an outbreak of Ebola virus in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Watford more like this
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Richard Harrington more like this
star this property uin 202299 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 2014-06-30more like thismore than 2014-06-30
star this property answer text <p>The National Health Service has plans in place to deal with patients with infectious diseases as part of its core business. This includes plans to manage patients in line with infection control procedures, and where necessary in highly specialist infectious diseases facilities.A patient with Ebola virus infection would be cared for in the national High Level Isolation Unit at the Royal Free Hospital in London. In the unlikely event of an outbreak involving more than two people, specialist staff at this unit are trained and prepared to look after patients safely in an isolation ward, which would be dedicated for this purpose.</p><p> </p><p>In the UK, the procedures outlined in the Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens guidelines, “The Management of Hazard Group 4 viral haemorrhagic fevers and similar human infectious diseases of high consequence”, are followed for any suspected case.</p><p> </p><p>Public Health England has assessed the risk of importation of Ebola in the UK as very low. It is extremely unlikely that an outbreak of Ebola would occur in the UK even if there was to be an imported case, as there are factors operating in West Africa which would not be seen in the UK.</p><p> </p>
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 2014-06-30T15:56:16.319562Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-30T15:56:16.319562Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
168283
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
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Department for International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ebola remove filter
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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 International Development, how many NHS healthcare staff are scheduled for deployment to aid the response to Ebola in (a) West Africa and (b) each country; and how many personnel are scheduled to be deployed on each date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 217497 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
star this property answer text <p>DFID, with the collaboration of UK-Med, NHS England and Department of Health, are arranging a pipeline of staff for the UK Ebola Response in Sierra Leone, using the UK International Emergency Medical Register (UKIEMR). NHS staff deployed through the UKIEMR remain employed by their NHS Trust.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>58 NHS staff have been already deployed through UKIEMR to support partners managing Ebola Treatment Centres in Sierra Leone. Some 20 NHS staff will be deployed to Sierra Leone later this month, followed by a further deployment of up to 62 staff in early 2015. Deployments beyond this point will be determined according to need. Additional NHS staff may have deployed independently to Ebola affected countries outside of the UKIEMR mechanism.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>All NHS staff deploying to Sierra Leone receive specialist pre-deployment training in addition to continued training and mentoring in-country.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
217491 more like this
217504 more like this
217522 more like this
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less than 2014-12-10T15:12:24.727Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-10T15:12:24.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
168294
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
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Department for International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ebola remove filter
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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 International Development, what organisation is the employer of NHS healthcare staff deployed to Ebola-affected regions while they are outside the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 217522 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 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
star this property answer text <p>DFID, with the collaboration of UK-Med, NHS England and Department of Health, are arranging a pipeline of staff for the UK Ebola Response in Sierra Leone, using the UK International Emergency Medical Register (UKIEMR). NHS staff deployed through the UKIEMR remain employed by their NHS Trust.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>58 NHS staff have been already deployed through UKIEMR to support partners managing Ebola Treatment Centres in Sierra Leone. Some 20 NHS staff will be deployed to Sierra Leone later this month, followed by a further deployment of up to 62 staff in early 2015. Deployments beyond this point will be determined according to need. Additional NHS staff may have deployed independently to Ebola affected countries outside of the UKIEMR mechanism.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>All NHS staff deploying to Sierra Leone receive specialist pre-deployment training in addition to continued training and mentoring in-country.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
217491 more like this
217497 more like this
217504 more like this
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less than 2014-12-10T15:12:25.113Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-10T15:12:25.113Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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1579
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
168298
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
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Department for International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ebola remove filter
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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 International Development, what specialist training the NHS has provided to its healthcare staff before deploying in Ebola affected regions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 217504 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 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
star this property answer text <p>DFID, with the collaboration of UK-Med, NHS England and Department of Health, are arranging a pipeline of staff for the UK Ebola Response in Sierra Leone, using the UK International Emergency Medical Register (UKIEMR). NHS staff deployed through the UKIEMR remain employed by their NHS Trust.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>58 NHS staff have been already deployed through UKIEMR to support partners managing Ebola Treatment Centres in Sierra Leone. Some 20 NHS staff will be deployed to Sierra Leone later this month, followed by a further deployment of up to 62 staff in early 2015. Deployments beyond this point will be determined according to need. Additional NHS staff may have deployed independently to Ebola affected countries outside of the UKIEMR mechanism.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>All NHS staff deploying to Sierra Leone receive specialist pre-deployment training in addition to continued training and mentoring in-country.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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217491 more like this
217497 more like this
217522 more like this
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less than 2014-12-10T15:12:24.92Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-10T15:12:24.92Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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1579
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
168306
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
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Department for International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ebola remove filter
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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 International Development, how many NHS healthcare staff have been deployed to aid the response to Ebola in (a) West Africa and (b) each country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 217491 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 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
star this property answer text <p>DFID, with the collaboration of UK-Med, NHS England and Department of Health, are arranging a pipeline of staff for the UK Ebola Response in Sierra Leone, using the UK International Emergency Medical Register (UKIEMR). NHS staff deployed through the UKIEMR remain employed by their NHS Trust.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>58 NHS staff have been already deployed through UKIEMR to support partners managing Ebola Treatment Centres in Sierra Leone. Some 20 NHS staff will be deployed to Sierra Leone later this month, followed by a further deployment of up to 62 staff in early 2015. Deployments beyond this point will be determined according to need. Additional NHS staff may have deployed independently to Ebola affected countries outside of the UKIEMR mechanism.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>All NHS staff deploying to Sierra Leone receive specialist pre-deployment training in addition to continued training and mentoring in-country.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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217497 more like this
217504 more like this
217522 more like this
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less than 2014-12-10T15:12:24.597Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-10T15:12:24.597Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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1579
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
169002
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-09more like thismore than 2014-12-09
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Department for International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ebola remove filter
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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 International Development, for how long each group of NHS healthcare staff being deployed to Ebola affected regions will be deployed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 217820 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
star this property answer text <p>Each group of NHS healthcare staff travelling to West Africa will be deployed in Sierra Leone for four to five weeks.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2014-12-15T11:00:16.713Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-15T11:00:16.713Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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1579
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
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Department of Health more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Ebola remove filter
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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, pursuant to the Answer of 10 December 2014 to Question 217522, whether the jobs of all NHS workers that are deployed to Ebola-affected regions are kept open for their return. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 218640 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 2015-01-06more like thismore than 2015-01-06
star this property answer text <p>Staff deployed as part of Her Majesty’s Government programme with the Department for International Development (DfID) and UK-Med are being released by their employing organisation and will return to their post after deployment, unless otherwise agreed between the individual and their organisation. They will continue to be remunerated in line with normal arrangements. Pension payments and their normal salary continue to be paid by their employer. The reasonable costs of backfill, to enable them to be released from their normal duties to carry out this work, is paid through a grant from DfID, administered through UK-Med.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Individuals who choose to deploy independently outside the UK International Emergency Medical Register process are responsible for agreeing directly with their NHS employer their release, return, and any salary and pension arrangements.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </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
star this property grouped question UIN 218641 more like this
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less than 2015-01-06T13:47:44.573Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-06T13:47:44.573Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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1579
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
170451
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
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Department of Health more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Ebola remove filter
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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, pursuant to the Answer of 10 December 2014 to Question 217522, what the (a) pension payments and (b) other salary arrangements are for NHS staff while deployed to Ebola-affected regions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 218641 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 2015-01-06more like thismore than 2015-01-06
star this property answer text <p>Staff deployed as part of Her Majesty’s Government programme with the Department for International Development (DfID) and UK-Med are being released by their employing organisation and will return to their post after deployment, unless otherwise agreed between the individual and their organisation. They will continue to be remunerated in line with normal arrangements. Pension payments and their normal salary continue to be paid by their employer. The reasonable costs of backfill, to enable them to be released from their normal duties to carry out this work, is paid through a grant from DfID, administered through UK-Med.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Individuals who choose to deploy independently outside the UK International Emergency Medical Register process are responsible for agreeing directly with their NHS employer their release, return, and any salary and pension arrangements.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </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
star this property grouped question UIN 218640 more like this
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less than 2015-01-06T13:47:44.697Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-06T13:47:44.697Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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1579
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this