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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading General Practitioners: Standards more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress has been made on improving access to GPs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale remove filter
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Graham Evans more like this
star this property uin 905556 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 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister’s £50 million Challenge Fund is currently improving general practitioner access for over two million patients across England. This includes offering evening and weekend appointments, as well as better use of technology, such as telehealth, to look after patients. By January, 7.5 million patients will be covered.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>And, we have recently announced another £100 million of funding for next year to improve access for even more patients.</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 2014-10-21T15:48:51.1448684Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T15:48:51.1448684Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Dan Poulter more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Evans more like this
164395
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-24more like thismore than 2014-11-24
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Dialysis Machines more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what quality and outcome measures NHS England plans to use to ensure maintenance of clinical quality and quality of service in the proposed transition from specialised to clinical commissioning groups commissioning for dialysis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale remove filter
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Graham Evans more like this
star this property uin 215753 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-27more like thismore than 2014-11-27
star this property answer text <p>NHS England has advised that they are in dialogue with key stakeholders about both the opportunities and challenges of transferring responsibility for renal services. The head of the Specialised Services Task Force in NHS England recently met stakeholders from renal service representative groups and heard their concerns directly.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department intends to launch a public consultation by the end of 2014 on the recommendations put forward by the independent clinically-led advisory group (Prescribed Specialised Services Advisory Group) to transfer commissioning responsibility for renal services from NHS England to clinical commissioning groups (CCGs).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This public consultation will specifically be asking key stakeholders involved in the provision of renal dialysis what NHS England would need to do to ensure a safe transfer of commissioning responsibilities to CCGs. This consultation will also be asking stakeholders specifically whether the current proposed timescales for the transfer of services are feasible.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>A new Task &amp; Finish group is being established by NHS England through the NHS Commissioning Assembly. This group will look specifically at what support CCGs would require to be able to safely and effectively commission services devolved to them.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS England is committed to issuing commissioning guidance for the safe transfer of services from national NHS England responsibility to local CCG responsibility.</p><p> </p>
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 215754 more like this
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less than 2014-11-27T16:35:27.42Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-27T16:35:27.42Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4081
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Evans more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-24more like thismore than 2014-11-24
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Dialysis Machines more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment NHS England has made of the level of need for specialist renal services to deal with the complications and emergencies associated with dialysis; and how such services will be commissioned from April 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale remove filter
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Graham Evans more like this
star this property uin 215754 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 2014-11-27more like thismore than 2014-11-27
star this property answer text <p>NHS England has advised that they are in dialogue with key stakeholders about both the opportunities and challenges of transferring responsibility for renal services. The head of the Specialised Services Task Force in NHS England recently met stakeholders from renal service representative groups and heard their concerns directly.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department intends to launch a public consultation by the end of 2014 on the recommendations put forward by the independent clinically-led advisory group (Prescribed Specialised Services Advisory Group) to transfer commissioning responsibility for renal services from NHS England to clinical commissioning groups (CCGs).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This public consultation will specifically be asking key stakeholders involved in the provision of renal dialysis what NHS England would need to do to ensure a safe transfer of commissioning responsibilities to CCGs. This consultation will also be asking stakeholders specifically whether the current proposed timescales for the transfer of services are feasible.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>A new Task &amp; Finish group is being established by NHS England through the NHS Commissioning Assembly. This group will look specifically at what support CCGs would require to be able to safely and effectively commission services devolved to them.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS England is committed to issuing commissioning guidance for the safe transfer of services from national NHS England responsibility to local CCG responsibility.</p><p> </p>
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 215753 more like this
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less than 2014-11-27T16:35:27.637Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-27T16:35:27.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4081
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Evans more like this
167503
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-02more like thismore than 2014-12-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Dialysis Machines more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his Answer of 27 November to Question 215754, what main concerns have been raised by stakeholders in renal services at the recent meeting with the head of the Specialised Services Task Force in NHS England; and what steps he is taking in response to such concerns. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale remove filter
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Graham Evans more like this
star this property uin 216873 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 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
star this property answer text <p>Concerns raised by stakeholders in the meeting hosted by the head of the Specialised Services Task Force in NHS England included: the status of service specifications and clinical policies, mandatory hospital data collection requirements, clinical commissioning group (CCG) understanding of renal dialysis and a potential fragmentation of the renal transplant pathway.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS England has recently established a Task &amp; Finish group through the NHS Commissioning Assembly. This group comprises representatives from CCGs and NHS England, and will oversee the development and delivery of proposals for commissioning of specialised services in 2015-16 and beyond.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Within this Task &amp; Finish group, a sub-group will be responsible for planning and managing the transition process for services that are being transferred from national to CCG commissioning (including renal dialysis) from 1 April 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>On 27 November 2014, the Department issued a public consultation on the arrangements for the transfer of commissioning responsibility from NHS England to CCGs for renal dialysis and morbid obesity surgery services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The consultation seeks views on what type of support CCGs will need from NHS England to be able to commission renal dialysis and morbid obesity surgery services effectively and whether, if all this support can be put in place, the timing of the transfer is right.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The results of the consultation will be used to inform the decisions on when and how to transfer the commissioning responsibility for renal dialysis and morbid obesity surgery services to CCGs, and the work of the NHS England Task &amp; Finish group. The consultation will close on 9 January 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS England is committed to issuing commissioning guidance for the safe transfer of renal dialysis services from national NHS England responsibility to local CCG responsibility.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></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 2014-12-05T13:08:55.38Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-05T13:08:55.38Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4081
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Evans more like this
167506
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-02more like thismore than 2014-12-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Dialysis Machines more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 27 November 2014 to Question 215754, what consideration the new Task and Finish group will give to the commissioning of kidney services; and when he expects the advisory group to report on what support clinical commissiong groups will require to take on commissioning of dialysis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale remove filter
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Graham Evans more like this
star this property uin 216874 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 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
star this property answer text <p>NHS England has recently established a Task and Finish group through the NHS Commissioning Assembly. This group comprises representatives from clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and NHS England, and will oversee the development and delivery of proposals for commissioning of specialised services in 2015-16 and beyond.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Within this Task and Finish group, a sub-group will be responsible for planning and managing the transition process for services that are being transferred from national to CCG commissioning (including renal dialysis) from 1 April 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>On 27 November 2014, the Department has issued a public consultation on the arrangements for the transfer of commissioning responsibility from NHS England to CCGs for renal dialysis and morbid obesity surgery services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The consultation seeks views on what type of support CCGs will need from NHS England to be able to commission renal dialysis and morbid obesity surgery services effectively and whether, if all this support can be put in place, the timing of the transfer is right.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The results of the consultation will be used to inform the decisions on when and how to transfer the commissioning responsibility for renal dialysis and morbid obesity surgery services to CCGs, and the work of the NHS England Task and Finish group. The consultation will close on 9 January 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS England is committed to issuing commissioning guidance for the safe transfer of renal dialysis services from national NHS England responsibility to local CCG responsibility.</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 2014-12-05T12:55:01.257Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-05T12:55:01.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4081
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Evans more like this
532489
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star this property date less than 2016-07-04more like thismore than 2016-07-04
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Part-time Employment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of NHS clinical staff that work part-time are additionally registered as agency staff. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale remove filter
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Graham Evans more like this
star this property uin 41739 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 2016-07-07more like thismore than 2016-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The proportion of National Health Service clinical staff who work part-time is in the attached table. The figures are taken from the Health and Social Care Information Centre’s monthly workforce statistics and cover staff working in NHS trusts and clinical commissioning groups.</p><p> </p><p>The number of NHS clinical staff who work part-time and are additionally registered as agency staff is not collected centrally.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ipswich more like this
star this property answering member printed Ben Gummer more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 41738 more like this
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less than 2016-07-07T10:21:16.103Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-07T10:21:16.103Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ben Gummer more like this
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star this property file name PQ41738-PartTimeStaff-Table.xlsx more like this
star this property title Part-Time Staff Table more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Evans more like this
532491
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star this property date less than 2016-07-04more like thismore than 2016-07-04
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Part-time Employment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of NHS clinical staff work part-time. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale remove filter
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Graham Evans more like this
star this property uin 41738 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 2016-07-07more like thismore than 2016-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The proportion of National Health Service clinical staff who work part-time is in the attached table. The figures are taken from the Health and Social Care Information Centre’s monthly workforce statistics and cover staff working in NHS trusts and clinical commissioning groups.</p><p> </p><p>The number of NHS clinical staff who work part-time and are additionally registered as agency staff is not collected centrally.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ipswich more like this
star this property answering member printed Ben Gummer more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 41739 more like this
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less than 2016-07-07T10:21:16.04Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-07T10:21:16.04Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ben Gummer more like this
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star this property file name PQ41738-PartTimeStaff-Table.xlsx more like this
star this property title Part-Time Staff Table more like this
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4081
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Evans more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Part-time Employment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 7 July 2016 to Question 41738, what steps his Department is taking to encourage part-time clinical staff to move into full-time roles. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale remove filter
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Graham Evans more like this
star this property uin 44286 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-12more like thismore than 2016-09-12
star this property answer text <p>When making decisions on flexible working including part time working, National Health Service employers need to take a long term whole career view. An increase in participation is best achieved by the offer of flexible working in an environment that encourages staff to increase their hours when it fits with their personal circumstances.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Flexible working practices, including part-time working, have been adopted with widespread success across most professions in the NHS and are backed up by employment legislation including: the Employment Relations Act (Amendment 2005), the Employment Act (Amendment 2005); the Employment Act 2002: Flexible working, and the Work and Families Act 2006.</p><p> </p><p>The Department continues to support NHS Employers in their work on encouraging flexible working through tools, resources and the sharing of good practice available on their website:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/retain-and-improve/managing-your-workforce/flexible-working" target="_blank">http://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/retain-and-improve/managing-your-workforce/flexible-working</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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less than 2016-09-12T16:10:55.017Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-12T16:10:55.017Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Evans more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-10-24more like thismore than 2016-10-24
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Cancer more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps Health Education England plans to take to ensure that the strategic review of the cancer workforce addresses the complex needs of the growing number of people living with and beyond cancer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale remove filter
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Graham Evans more like this
star this property uin 49933 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-31more like thismore than 2016-10-31
star this property answer text <p><em>Delivering high quality, effective, compassionate care: Developing the right people with the right skills and the right values - A mandate from the Government to Health Education England: April 2016 to March 2017</em> (October 2016) states that Health Education England (HEE) will continue to take forward relevant recommendations set out in the independent Cancer Task Force report, <em>Achieving World Class Cancer Outcomes: a strategy for England 2015 - 2020</em>, including working with partners to develop a vision for the future shape and skills mix of the workforce required to deliver a modern, holistic patient-centred cancer service and report by December 2016.</p><p> </p><p>Supported by Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support, HEE has been leading on this recommendation and has completed an initial cancer workforce baseline review that has been shared and discussed with key stakeholders. The review is regularly updated with emerging intelligence from Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) areas on the workforce they require to deliver the cancer service challenge.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, HEE is leading on a major piece of work to address the workforce challenges in transforming cancer services, which includes a skills mix review. It has agreed an approach with key stakeholders for the review and will be working through Local Workforce Action Boards, Vanguards and Cancer Alliances to understand the skills mix needed for emerging cancer service models. HEE will report back on this work in March 2017.</p><p> </p><p>HEE will also be working with the National Cancer Transformation Board’s Living With and Beyond Cancer Oversight Group to understand the workforce requirements outlined in <em>Implementing the Cancer Taskforce Recommendations: Commissioning Person Centred Care for People Affected By Cancer</em> (April 2016), including reviewing good practice in approaches to reduce and managing long term consequences of treatment. HEE will work with STPs and clinical commissioning groups to support their service proposals by identifying and addressing the workforce challenges to develop the workforce to put this guidance into action.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Warrington South more like this
star this property answering member printed David Mowat more like this
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less than 2016-10-31T16:44:15.93Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-31T16:44:15.93Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Mowat more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Evans more like this
637907
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star this property date less than 2016-11-16more like thismore than 2016-11-16
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Carbon Monoxide: Poisoning more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will direct NHS England to develop a specialist referral clinic to support and treat people with persisting mild to moderate cognitive and neurobehavioral problems as a result of exposure to carbon monoxide. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale remove filter
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Graham Evans more like this
star this property uin 53392 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-22more like thismore than 2016-11-22
star this property answer text <p>Commissioning of services to support and treat people with persisting mild to moderate cognitive and neurobehavioral problems would be the commissioning responsibility of clinical commissioning groups. Specialised cognitive and neurobehavioural services already exist for brain injury and are included in the NHS England specialised neurorehabilitation service specification. The Department’s activity focuses on raising awareness amongst the public and medical professionals to the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicola Blackwood more like this
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less than 2016-11-22T14:25:10.273Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-22T14:25:10.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Evans more like this