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star this property date less than 2015-09-07more like thismore than 2015-09-07
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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star this property hansard heading NHS: Fees and Charges 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 assessment he has made of the potential merits and demerits of introducing user charges in the NHS. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield remove filter
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 9092 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to the principles of the National Health Service, enshrined in the NHS Constitution, that access to NHS services is based on clinical need, not the ability to pay, and we have previously ruled out introducing charges.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed to fully meeting the additional funding requirement – £8 billion per year over and above inflation by 2020-21 – identified by the Five Year Forward View.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 9091 more like this
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less than 2015-09-15T11:42:33.657Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-15T11:42:33.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
417310
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star this property date less than 2015-09-07more like thismore than 2015-09-07
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading NHS: Fees and Charges 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 his policy is on the introduction of user charges in the NHS. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield remove filter
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 9091 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 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to the principles of the National Health Service, enshrined in the NHS Constitution, that access to NHS services is based on clinical need, not the ability to pay, and we have previously ruled out introducing charges.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed to fully meeting the additional funding requirement – £8 billion per year over and above inflation by 2020-21 – identified by the Five Year Forward View.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 9092 more like this
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less than 2015-09-15T11:42:33.56Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-15T11:42:33.56Z
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1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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411
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
391842
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star this property date less than 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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star this property hansard heading Obesity: Children 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 is taking to tackle childhood obesity. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield remove filter
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 8168 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 2015-09-09more like thismore than 2015-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>Tackling childhood obesity is a major priority for this Government and we will publish our childhood obesity strategy before the year end.</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 2015-09-09T16:52:51.377Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-09T16:52:51.377Z
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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 Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
390316
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star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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star this property hansard heading Parkinson's Disease: Health Services more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to improve the (a) detection and (b) treatment of Parkinson's disease. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield remove filter
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 7493 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 2015-07-23more like thismore than 2015-07-23
unstar this property answer text <p><em>Parkinson’s disease: Diagnosis and management in primary and secondary care</em>, published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in 2006 sets out best practice for clinicians on the diagnosis treatment care and support of people with Parkinson’s disease.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The guideline highlights key symptoms of the disease including tremor, stiffness and slowness and states that patients in whom the disease is suspected should be promptly referred to a specialist with expertise is the condition. Treatments for Parkinson’s disease are largely drug based. The NICE guidance states that patient preference should be taken into account, once they have been informed of the short- and long-term benefits and drawbacks of the different types of drugs available. The guidance makes it clear that other supportive treatments, such as physiotherapy and speech and language therapy, may also be appropriate.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Whilst most patients with Parkinson’s disease can be successfully managed through routine access to primary and secondary care, NHS England commissions certain elements of specialised care, as well as specific drugs and interventions that may be needed. Specialised care providers offer multidisciplinary team support and involve a range of clinical specialities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Regarding recent representation concerning Parkinson’s disease, in October last year, Parkinson’s Disease UK met with the then Minister of State (Norman Lamb) to discuss the arrangements for NHS Continuing Healthcare payments. Since then, our records indicate that Ministers of the Department have received less than 10 letters from charities specifically about the care and treatment of Parkinson’s disease. No letters from patient groups or medical professionals were identified.</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 7491 more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T11:22:33.713Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T11:22:33.713Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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411
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
390315
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star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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star this property hansard heading Parkinson's Disease: Research more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) conducted on Parkinson's disease in the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield remove filter
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 7492 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 2015-07-22more like thismore than 2015-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funds a wide range of research relating to Parkinson’s disease through its programmes, fellowship schemes, research centres and units, clinical research facilities and the NIHR Clinical Research Network.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Major investments that relate fully or partially to Parkinson’s disease include:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>- £3.5 million for the research theme on dementia and neurodegenerative disease at the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (2012-17);</p><p> </p><p>- £3.1 million for the research theme on neuroscience at the NIHR Imperial Biomedical Research Centre (2012-17);</p><p> </p><p>- £3.0 million for the research theme on functional neuroscience and imaging at the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (2012-17);</p><p> </p><p>- £2.0 million for a programme of research to inform clinical management of visual hallucinations associated with Parkinson’s disease and other conditions (2012-18);</p><p> </p><p>- £1.9 million for a trial of the effectiveness of an intervention to prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease (2013-17); and</p><p> </p><p>- £1.3 million for an evaluation of short-term integrated palliative care services to optimise care for people with advanced long-term neurological conditions (2014-18).</p><p> </p>
star 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 2015-07-22T14:36:07.33Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-22T14:36:07.33Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
390314
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star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading Parkinson's Disease: Health Services 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 recent representations has he received from (a) charities, (b) medical professionals and (c) patient groups on the detection and treatment of Parkinson's disease. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield remove filter
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 7491 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 2015-07-23more like thismore than 2015-07-23
unstar this property answer text <p><em>Parkinson’s disease: Diagnosis and management in primary and secondary care</em>, published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in 2006 sets out best practice for clinicians on the diagnosis treatment care and support of people with Parkinson’s disease.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The guideline highlights key symptoms of the disease including tremor, stiffness and slowness and states that patients in whom the disease is suspected should be promptly referred to a specialist with expertise is the condition. Treatments for Parkinson’s disease are largely drug based. The NICE guidance states that patient preference should be taken into account, once they have been informed of the short- and long-term benefits and drawbacks of the different types of drugs available. The guidance makes it clear that other supportive treatments, such as physiotherapy and speech and language therapy, may also be appropriate.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Whilst most patients with Parkinson’s disease can be successfully managed through routine access to primary and secondary care, NHS England commissions certain elements of specialised care, as well as specific drugs and interventions that may be needed. Specialised care providers offer multidisciplinary team support and involve a range of clinical specialities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Regarding recent representation concerning Parkinson’s disease, in October last year, Parkinson’s Disease UK met with the then Minister of State (Norman Lamb) to discuss the arrangements for NHS Continuing Healthcare payments. Since then, our records indicate that Ministers of the Department have received less than 10 letters from charities specifically about the care and treatment of Parkinson’s disease. No letters from patient groups or medical professionals were identified.</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 7493 more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T11:22:33.823Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T11:22:33.823Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
390324
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star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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star this property hansard heading Allergies: Health Services more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to improve the detection and treatment of (a) food and (b) other allergies. more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 7455 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 2015-07-23more like thismore than 2015-07-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has produced a range of allergy related guidance including food allergy, anaphylaxis, drug allergy, bee and wasp allergy, eczema and asthma. NICE provides guidance on best practice in the diagnosis and management of disease as well as assessing specific interventions and procedures.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Whilst the vast majority of patients with allergies can be successfully managed through routine access to primary and secondary care, NHS England commissions certain elements of specialised care that may be needed. Specialised care providers offer multidisciplinary team support and involve a range of clinical specialities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Correspondence records indicate that since the beginning of the year, Ministers of the Department have received less than five letters from allergy organisations. No letters from patient groups or medical professionals were identified.</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 7453 more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T11:07:12.27Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T11:07:12.27Z
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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 Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
390323
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star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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star this property hansard heading Allergies: Research more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what research his Department has commissioned or conducted on allergic diseases. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield remove filter
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 7454 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-22more like thismore than 2015-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funds a wide range of research relating to allergic diseases through its programmes, fellowship schemes, research centres and units, clinical research facilities and the NIHR Clinical Research Network.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Major current investments include:</p><p> </p><p>- £2.5 million for the South Manchester respiratory and allergy clinical research facility;</p><p> </p><p>- £2.2 million for the research theme on environment, respiratory health and allergy at the biomedical research centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London;</p><p> </p><p>- £1.9 million for a trial to determine whether skin barrier enhancement with emollients can prevent eczema in high risk children;</p><p> </p><p>- £1.4 million for a trial of a behavioural change package to prevent hand dermatitis in nurses working in the NHS; and</p><p> </p><p>- £1.3 million for a trial of the effectiveness of the nocturnal use of a temperature controlled laminar airflow device in adults with poorly-controlled, severe allergic asthma.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p>
star 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 2015-07-22T15:58:47.797Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-22T15:58:47.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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411
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
390338
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star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading Allergies: Health Services 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 recent representations he has received from (a) charities, (b) medical professionals and (c) patient groups on detection and treatment of allergic diseases. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield remove filter
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 7453 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 2015-07-23more like thismore than 2015-07-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has produced a range of allergy related guidance including food allergy, anaphylaxis, drug allergy, bee and wasp allergy, eczema and asthma. NICE provides guidance on best practice in the diagnosis and management of disease as well as assessing specific interventions and procedures.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Whilst the vast majority of patients with allergies can be successfully managed through routine access to primary and secondary care, NHS England commissions certain elements of specialised care that may be needed. Specialised care providers offer multidisciplinary team support and involve a range of clinical specialities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Correspondence records indicate that since the beginning of the year, Ministers of the Department have received less than five letters from allergy organisations. No letters from patient groups or medical professionals were identified.</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 7455 more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T11:07:12.38Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T11:07:12.38Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
720536
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star this property date less than 2017-04-13more like thismore than 2017-04-13
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Obsessive Compulsive Disorder more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps are being taken to ensure that referral and treatment rates for those with obsessive compulsive disorder reflect need. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield remove filter
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 70701 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-04-24more like thismore than 2017-04-24
unstar this property answer text <p>Health Education England provides the MindEd e-Learning for free to healthcare professionals that includes a session on obsessive compulsive disorder.</p><p>Patients who are diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder may be referred to physiological therapy services.</p><p>We have introduced the first ever access and waiting standards for mental health services. In December 2016, 89.4% of people who needed access to talking therapies were seen within six weeks (target 75%). And 98.5% were seen within 18 weeks (target 95%).</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
star this property grouped question UIN 70425 more like this
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less than 2017-04-24T17:04:30.837Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-24T17:04:30.837Z
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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 Mr Barry Sheerman more like this