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star this property date less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Clinical Waste 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, if he will estimate how much (a) anatomical and (b) cytotoxic waste the NHS (i) produced in (A) 2017 and (B) 2018 and (ii) will produce in (A) 2025 and (B) 2030. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 198202 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
star this property answer text <p>The following table shows the information that NHS Improvement hold for the waste produced by the National Health Service in 2017 and 2018. NHS Improvement does not currently hold a breakdown of waste into anatomical and cytotoxic.</p><p> </p><p>The data contained within this table relates only to England. As waste disposal is a devolved matter, devolved administrations should be contacted for figures in those nations.</p><p> </p><p>NHS Improvement and the Environment Agency are not in a position to estimate anatomical and cytotoxic waste figures in 2025 and 2030.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Sum of Landfill disposal volume (Tonnes)</p></td><td><p>Sum of Incineration disposal volume (Tonnes)</p></td><td><p>Sum of Waste recycling volume (Tonnes)</p></td><td><p>Sum of Other recovery volume (Tonnes)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>58,152</p></td><td><p>74,730</p></td><td><p>107,848</p></td><td><p>183,502</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>88,594</p></td><td><p>148,424</p></td><td><p>137,442</p></td><td><p>216,495</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
unstar this property answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Hammond more like this
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less than 2018-12-11T16:42:46.467Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-11T16:42:46.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
1056741
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes 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, what progress he has made on implementing the recommendations accepted by the Government in its response to the Science and Technology Committee's Seventh Report of Session 2017-19 on E-cigarettes, HC505. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 218245 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 2019-02-15more like thismore than 2019-02-15
star this property answer text <p>The Government published its response to the Science and Technology Committee on the 10 December 2018. Good progress is being made on implementing the report’s recommendations: for example, Public Health England will publish its latest annual evidence review on e-cigarettes by the end of March 2019 and NHS England is developing guidance on e-cigarettes for mental health trusts. The Department will continue to monitor progress as part of its monitoring of the delivery of the Tobacco Control Plan for England.</p><p> </p><p>The Government believes in proportionate regulation of e-cigarettes, recognising that they are not risk-free. Through the European Union Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU (TPD), transposed into United Kingdom law by the UK Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 (TRPR), we have introduced measures to regulate e-cigarettes to reduce the risk of harm to children, protect against any risk of renormalisation of tobacco use, provide assurance on relative safety for users, and give businesses legal certainty. This has enabled the UK to implement appropriate standards for products whilst allowing smokers to move to e-cigarettes should they wish.</p><p> </p><p>While the UK Government is a member of the EU it will continue to comply with the requirements of the EU’s TPD. The Government has made a commitment to review the TRPR by May 2021 to consider its regulatory impact. In addition, as announced in the Tobacco Control Plan the Government will review where the UK’s exit from the EU offers us opportunities to re-appraise current regulation to ensure this continues to protect the nation’s health.</p>
unstar 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 218246 more like this
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less than 2019-02-15T11:10:04.703Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-15T11:10:04.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
1056744
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes 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, with reference to the Seventh Report of Session 2017-19 of the Science and Technology Committee on E-cigarettes, HC505, what steps he has taken to ensure that the regulatory system for e-cigarettes is risk-proportionate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 218246 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 2019-02-15more like thismore than 2019-02-15
star this property answer text <p>The Government published its response to the Science and Technology Committee on the 10 December 2018. Good progress is being made on implementing the report’s recommendations: for example, Public Health England will publish its latest annual evidence review on e-cigarettes by the end of March 2019 and NHS England is developing guidance on e-cigarettes for mental health trusts. The Department will continue to monitor progress as part of its monitoring of the delivery of the Tobacco Control Plan for England.</p><p> </p><p>The Government believes in proportionate regulation of e-cigarettes, recognising that they are not risk-free. Through the European Union Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU (TPD), transposed into United Kingdom law by the UK Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 (TRPR), we have introduced measures to regulate e-cigarettes to reduce the risk of harm to children, protect against any risk of renormalisation of tobacco use, provide assurance on relative safety for users, and give businesses legal certainty. This has enabled the UK to implement appropriate standards for products whilst allowing smokers to move to e-cigarettes should they wish.</p><p> </p><p>While the UK Government is a member of the EU it will continue to comply with the requirements of the EU’s TPD. The Government has made a commitment to review the TRPR by May 2021 to consider its regulatory impact. In addition, as announced in the Tobacco Control Plan the Government will review where the UK’s exit from the EU offers us opportunities to re-appraise current regulation to ensure this continues to protect the nation’s health.</p>
unstar 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 218245 more like this
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less than 2019-02-15T11:10:04.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-15T11:10:04.767Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
1126877
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Cybercrime 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, how much the National Health Service spent on cyber security in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 254785 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 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The information requested on cyber spending covers sensitive detail about cyber security investment for the National Health Service. In this instance, releasing this information at the level of any annual breakdown may assist in determining the effectiveness of detecting cyber-attacks on the NHS, and could compromise measures to protect NHS IT systems, leaving them vulnerable to future cyber-attacks.</p><p>However, in total, over £250 million will have been invested nationally to improve the cyber security of the health and care system between 2016 and 2021. This excludes both investment by local organisations, and wider national IT investment which supports better security such as Microsoft licensing for NHS organisations.</p><p>Regarding the steps taken to defend against cyber attacks on the NHS, the active cyber defence of NHS organisations is a local responsibility for each organisation to carry out. However, there is national support and practical guidance available to NHS organisations which is primarily delivered by NHS Digital but supported and prioritised for the highest risk organisations by NHS England and the Department. In the event of national-scale incidents that affect many health and care organisations, NHS Digital plays a vital role in coordinating and ensuring appropriate technical remediation, as part of the wider cross-system cyber security response led by the Department.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 254786 more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:33:05.65Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:33:05.65Z
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4065
star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
1126878
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Cybercrime 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, what steps he has taken to ensure that NHS England is prepared to defend the NHS against cyber attacks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 254786 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 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The information requested on cyber spending covers sensitive detail about cyber security investment for the National Health Service. In this instance, releasing this information at the level of any annual breakdown may assist in determining the effectiveness of detecting cyber-attacks on the NHS, and could compromise measures to protect NHS IT systems, leaving them vulnerable to future cyber-attacks.</p><p>However, in total, over £250 million will have been invested nationally to improve the cyber security of the health and care system between 2016 and 2021. This excludes both investment by local organisations, and wider national IT investment which supports better security such as Microsoft licensing for NHS organisations.</p><p>Regarding the steps taken to defend against cyber attacks on the NHS, the active cyber defence of NHS organisations is a local responsibility for each organisation to carry out. However, there is national support and practical guidance available to NHS organisations which is primarily delivered by NHS Digital but supported and prioritised for the highest risk organisations by NHS England and the Department. In the event of national-scale incidents that affect many health and care organisations, NHS Digital plays a vital role in coordinating and ensuring appropriate technical remediation, as part of the wider cross-system cyber security response led by the Department.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 254785 more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:33:05.713Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:33:05.713Z
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4065
star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
224467
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star this property date less than 2015-03-02more like thismore than 2015-03-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
unstar 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 Brain Cancer: Drugs 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, what steps the Government has taken to improve brain cancer patients' access to cancer drugs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 225805 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 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring that patients have access to effective treatments, including those for brain cancers, on terms that represent value to the National Health Service and the taxpayer.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is the independent body responsible for providing advice to the NHS on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of health technologies. NICE has recommended the following drugs for brain cancers as treatment options, subject to certain clinical criteria, in its technology appraisal guidance published in June 2007:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>- temozolomide (Temodal) for the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM); and</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>- carmustine (Gliadel) implants, for the treatment of newly diagnosed high-grade glioma.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS commissioners are legally required to fund treatments recommended by NICE technology appraisal guidance.</p><p> </p><p><em> </em></p><p> </p><p>Where a drug to treat brain cancer is not routinely available on the NHS, patients may be able to access it through the Cancer Drugs Fund. Bevacizumab (Avastin) is available for the third line treatment of low grade paediatric gliomas through the Fund.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We are also commissioning an external review of the pathways for the development, assessment, and adoption of innovative medicines and medical technology. This review will consider how to speed up access for NHS patients to cost-effective new diagnostics, medicines and devices.</p><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2015-03-09T12:44:29.193Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-09T12:44:29.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
227147
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star this property date less than 2015-03-12more like thismore than 2015-03-12
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Department of Health more like this
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unstar 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 Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 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, what progress he has made on the merger of Frimley Park NHS Trust and Heatherwood and Wrexham Park NHS Trust; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 227397 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 2015-03-19more like thismore than 2015-03-19
star this property answer text <p>Frimley Park NHS Foundation Trust and Heatherwood and Wexham Park NHS Foundation Trust merged on 1 October 2014 to create Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Progress since the date of the merger is not collected centrally.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We have written to Mike Aaronson, Chair of the Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust informing him of my hon. Friend’s enquiry. He will reply shortly and a copy of the letter will be placed in the Library.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar 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 2015-03-19T16:28:08.517Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-19T16:28:08.517Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
227149
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-12more like thismore than 2015-03-12
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
unstar 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 Clinical Trials 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, what proportion of NHS patients registered for clinical trials in (a) 2012, (b) 2013 and (c) 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 227402 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 2015-03-19more like thismore than 2015-03-19
star this property answer text <p>Data is not available on the proportion of National Health Service patients registering interest in participating in clinical trials or the proportion that participate.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Recruitment in England to clinical trials hosted by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN), and total recruitment in England to all trials and other well-designed studies hosted by the CRN is shown in the following table.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Trials</p></td><td><p>49,372</p></td><td><p>56,455</p></td><td><p>60,056</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All trials and studies</p></td><td><p>595,540</p></td><td><p>637,974</p></td><td><p>604,216</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2015-03-19T16:26:22.63Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-19T16:26:22.63Z
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
227303
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-13more like thismore than 2015-03-13
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
unstar 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 Brain Cancer 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 a ketogenic diet in treating brain cancer patients. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 227519 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 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
star this property answer text <p>No such assessment has been made.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar 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 2015-03-20T14:15:26.337Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T14:15:26.337Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
431741
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-23more like thismore than 2015-11-23
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
unstar 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 Bone Marrow and Stem Cells: Donors 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, what steps he has taken to encourage higher donor registration among (a) all people and (b) mixed ethnicity donors to the UK stem cell and bone marrow register. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 17359 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 2015-12-01more like thismore than 2015-12-01
star this property answer text <p>Since 2012, the Department has provided nearly £19 million to improve the provision of stem cells in the United Kingdom for all people. This funding has enabled the recruitment of over 75,000 young male donors who are more likely to be able to donate bone marrow and we continue to expand the pool of young male donors.</p><br /><p>The stem cell improvement programme has directly addressed the difficulty faced by patients from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community and those with mixed ethnicity through targeted recruitment. The Department also continues to support the work of the National BAME Transplant Alliance. The programme has also funded the collection of umbilical cord blood samples, which has a specific target to achieve 40% of samples come from BAME and mixed ethnicity births.</p><br /> more like this
unstar 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 2015-12-01T16:56:00.293Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-01T16:56:00.293Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
star this property tabling member
1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this