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star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Diabetes: Medical Equipment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to increase access to the Freestyle Libre monitoring device for diabetes patients. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
star this property answer text <p>Glucose monitoring technology, such as flash glucose monitors like Freestyle Libre will continue to be available to those meeting the relevant clinical criteria.</p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan announced that the National Health Service will ensure that, in line with clinical guidelines, eligible patients with type 1 diabetes benefit from life changing flash glucose monitors from April 2019, ending the variation patients in some parts of the country are facing.</p><p>NHS England has published detailed criteria and supporting guidance at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/flash-glucose-monitoring-national-arrangements-funding-v1.1.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/flash-glucose-monitoring-national-arrangements-funding-v1.1.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Clinical commissioning groups (CCGS) will be reimbursed for the cost of flash glucose monitoring sensors for those who meet these criteria, which could amount to up to 20% of their type 1 diabetes populations. CCGs can also locally choose to fund flash glucose monitoring for other patients with diabetes. The guidance advises that as part of their annual review process, patients with diabetes should be assessed for suitability for flash glucose monitoring. This process can also form part of a review for a different purpose, if that occurs earlier. This will promote a systematic approach to increasing take up.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 259981 more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T16:02:36.377Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T16:02:36.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
1129747
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Diabetes: Medical Equipment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure equitable access to the Freestyle Libre monitoring device for diabetes patients on the NHS. 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 259981 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
star this property answer text <p>Glucose monitoring technology, such as flash glucose monitors like Freestyle Libre will continue to be available to those meeting the relevant clinical criteria.</p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan announced that the National Health Service will ensure that, in line with clinical guidelines, eligible patients with type 1 diabetes benefit from life changing flash glucose monitors from April 2019, ending the variation patients in some parts of the country are facing.</p><p>NHS England has published detailed criteria and supporting guidance at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/flash-glucose-monitoring-national-arrangements-funding-v1.1.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/flash-glucose-monitoring-national-arrangements-funding-v1.1.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Clinical commissioning groups (CCGS) will be reimbursed for the cost of flash glucose monitoring sensors for those who meet these criteria, which could amount to up to 20% of their type 1 diabetes populations. CCGs can also locally choose to fund flash glucose monitoring for other patients with diabetes. The guidance advises that as part of their annual review process, patients with diabetes should be assessed for suitability for flash glucose monitoring. This process can also form part of a review for a different purpose, if that occurs earlier. This will promote a systematic approach to increasing take up.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 259980 more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T16:02:36.423Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T16:02:36.423Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
1138381
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star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Genito-urinary Medicine more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his announcement, Government review confirms local authorities will continue to commission public health services, published on 7 June 2019 and paragraph 2.4 of the NHS Long Term Plan, whether he plans to publish the proposals that formed as part of his Department’s review of the commissioning arrangements for sexual and reproductive health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Rachael Maskell more like this
star this property uin 276234 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced the outcome of the review, confirming that local authorities will continue to take the lead in commissioning sexual and reproductive health, school nursing and health visiting services, at his Royal Society of Medicine lecture on 6 June.</p><p> </p><p>The review consulted a range of stakeholders. Stakeholder forums were organised by the National Aids Trust and the Public Health Systems Group, to which many organisations were invited to express their views. Officials from the Department also met with a number of organisations, and the review received a number of written submissions.</p><p> </p><p>The forthcoming Prevention Green Paper will provide an opportunity for people to give us their views on more we can do to encourage local authorities and National Health Service bodies to work well together in commissioning health services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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276235 more like this
276236 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T09:48:19Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T09:48:19Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Rachael Maskell more like this
1138382
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star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Genito-urinary Medicine 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 announcement, Government review confirms local authorities will continue to commission public health services, published by his Department on 7 June 2019 and paragraph 2.4 of the NHS Long Term Plan, whether he plans to hold a consultation on proposals to improve co-commissioning developed as part of his Department’s review of the commissioning arrangements for sexual and reproductive health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Rachael Maskell more like this
star this property uin 276235 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced the outcome of the review, confirming that local authorities will continue to take the lead in commissioning sexual and reproductive health, school nursing and health visiting services, at his Royal Society of Medicine lecture on 6 June.</p><p> </p><p>The review consulted a range of stakeholders. Stakeholder forums were organised by the National Aids Trust and the Public Health Systems Group, to which many organisations were invited to express their views. Officials from the Department also met with a number of organisations, and the review received a number of written submissions.</p><p> </p><p>The forthcoming Prevention Green Paper will provide an opportunity for people to give us their views on more we can do to encourage local authorities and National Health Service bodies to work well together in commissioning health services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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276234 more like this
276236 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T09:48:19.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T09:48:19.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Rachael Maskell more like this
1138383
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star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Genito-urinary Medicine more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to paragraph 2.4 of the NHS Long-Term plan, what consultation took place with the sexual and reproductive health sector with regard to his Department’s review of the commissioning arrangements for sexual and reproductive health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Rachael Maskell more like this
star this property uin 276236 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced the outcome of the review, confirming that local authorities will continue to take the lead in commissioning sexual and reproductive health, school nursing and health visiting services, at his Royal Society of Medicine lecture on 6 June.</p><p> </p><p>The review consulted a range of stakeholders. Stakeholder forums were organised by the National Aids Trust and the Public Health Systems Group, to which many organisations were invited to express their views. Officials from the Department also met with a number of organisations, and the review received a number of written submissions.</p><p> </p><p>The forthcoming Prevention Green Paper will provide an opportunity for people to give us their views on more we can do to encourage local authorities and National Health Service bodies to work well together in commissioning health services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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276234 more like this
276235 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T09:48:19.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T09:48:19.097Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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4471
star this property label Biography information for Rachael Maskell more like this
1139929
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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Obesity: Children more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will include a target to reduce childhood obesity inequality in the Green Paper on Prevention. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman more like this
star this property uin 278521 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>In the second chapter of the childhood obesity plan, published in June 2018, we have set a bold ambition to halve childhood obesity by 2030 and significantly reduce the gap in obesity between children from the most and least deprived areas by 2030. Through chapter three of the childhood obesity plan, published on 22 July as part of ‘Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s’, we are looking at a range of further options to tackle obesity.</p><p> </p><p>‘Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s’ is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/advancing-our-health-prevention-in-the-2020s" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/advancing-our-health-prevention-in-the-2020s</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-07-26T12:14:13.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T12:14:13.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Sue Hayman more like this
1129166
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Dermatology: Wolverhampton more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support his Department is providing to (a) Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and (b) other local NHS Trusts who are exploring redesigning dermatology services towards the community; and what steps he will take to ensure patient access to dermatology services is maintained. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wolverhampton South West more like this
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Eleanor Smith more like this
star this property uin 259387 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The commissioning and configuration of dermatology services in England is a local matter. The local National Health Service is best placed to make decisions that ensure services meet the needs of resident populations in the most appropriate way.</p><p> </p><p>Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are responsible for commissioning the vast majority of dermatology services. The majority of patients with dermatological disorders are managed in primary and community care. Wolverhampton CCG is currently re-procuring its community dermatology service which will encompass an extended range of services. This procurement has been undertaken with the knowledge and co-operation of Royal Wolverhampton Trust. The Royal Wolverhampton Trust is also exploring with other trusts how to make the best use of scarce dermatology staff by working with each other more closely.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T16:46:59.427Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T16:46:59.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Eleanor Smith more like this
1136382
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star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Genetics: Screening more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what cancer types will be offered whole genome sequencing through the Genomic Medicine Service as part of routine care in the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wolverhampton South West more like this
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Eleanor Smith more like this
star this property uin 272297 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>As part of the NHS Long Term Plan, the National Health Service has committed to sequencing 500,000 whole genomes by 2023/24.</p><p>During 2019, whole genome sequencing will be available as part of routine NHS clinical care for some patients with rare disease and cancer, where there is evidence that it is clinically effective. The conditions are outlined in the National Genomic Test Directory which specifies which genomic tests are commissioned by the NHS in England, the technology by which they are available, and the patients who will be eligible to access to a test. This is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/national-genomic-test-directories/" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/national-genomic-test-directories/</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T11:03:30.713Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T11:03:30.713Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Eleanor Smith more like this
1139447
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Obesity: Health Education 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 and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce obesity related stigma; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wolverhampton South West more like this
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Eleanor Smith more like this
star this property uin 277814 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>Our focus is on tackling the causes of obesity, improving diets and preventing ill health. Many of the measures in the chapters of the childhood obesity plan will have an impact on tackling obesity and improving diets across all age groups.</p><p>In addition, Public Health England encourages the population to follow a healthy balanced diet through the 5 A Day campaign, Change4Life and OneYou social marketing campaigns.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-07-26T11:03:56.383Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T11:03:56.383Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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4609
star this property label Biography information for Eleanor Smith more like this
1130455
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Diabetes: Mental Health Services more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure each hospital diabetes team includes a mental health professional. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wolverhampton North East more like this
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Emma Reynolds more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>It is for individual clinical commissioning groups to commission treatment and services for people with diabetes and they are best placed to identify what is needed in their local areas.</p><p>On 21 March 2018 NHS England and NHS Improvement along with the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health published ‘The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Pathway for People with Long-term Physical Health Conditions and Medically Unexplained Symptoms’ which is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/improving-access-to-psychological-therapies-long-term-conditions-pathway.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/improving-access-to-psychological-therapies-long-term-conditions-pathway.pdf</a></p><p>IAPT services provide evidence based treatments for people with anxiety and depression and the services are co-located in existing primary and secondary care physical health pathways. IAPT services will target the needs of people with depression and anxiety disorders who also have long term conditions such as diabetes.</p><p>In addition, a project working group has been established involving NHS England, Diabetes UK and other stakeholders which aims to develop a care pathway which, when adopted locally, would help improve access to emotional and psychological support for people with diabetes.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T15:47:42.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T15:47:42.017Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Emma Reynolds more like this