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star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Sepsis: Health Education more like this
unstar 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 his Department is taking to raise awareness of neonatal sepsis among mothers who have risk factors present. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 112297 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>In September, NHS England published the 2017 Cross-System Sepsis Action Plan. As part of this a number of activities are planned:</p><p> </p><p>- Action on safety netting will be embedded among all healthcare professionals assessing patients with infections;</p><p>- Promote the implementation of a range of educational resources on sepsis produced by Health Education England and the Royal Colleges;</p><p>- Ensure a specific focus on sepsis education for staff groups such as community pharmacists, community nurses, health visitors and healthcare assistants in care homes; and</p><p>- NHS England and Public Health England will work with maternity networks and health visitors to ensure resources such as leaflets and on-line educational material are used by midwives and health visitors to help parents recognise serious illness in children and know what to do if they think their child is seriously ill.</p><p> </p><p>To support these activities, two safety netting videos on ‘Spotting the signs of sepsis’ and ‘Caring for children with fever at home’ have been published with the Health Innovation Network.</p><p> </p><p>In 2017/18 Public Health England’s activity to raise awareness of sepsis includes building sepsis messaging into the national Start4life Information Service for Parents email programme which reaches 430,000 parents of 0-5 year olds; distribution of leaflets and posters; social media and activity with a leading digital platform for parents.</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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112304 more like this
112307 more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T11:58:24.653Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T11:58:24.653Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4635
unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
786865
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Streptococcus: Screening more like this
unstar 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 are being taken to improve the screening for the presence of pathogens associated with neonatal sepsis such as Group B streptococcal disease. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 112299 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 2017-11-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Following the United Kingdom National Screening Committee’s (UK NSC’s) meeting in February 2017, the Government accepted the UK NSC’s recommendation that a population based screening programme for Group B streptococcal (GBS) carriage should not be offered. This is because there is insufficient evidence to demonstrate that the benefits to be gained from screening would outweigh the harms.</p><p> </p><p>As screening for GBS is not recommended, data as requested is not collected. The Chief Scientific Advisor has recommended that the National Institute of Health Research should commission a clinical trial to compare universal screening for GBS against usual-risk based care. This is to provide better quality evidence to assess the clinical effectiveness, benefits and harms of a screening programme.</p><p> </p><p>Information on GBS in pregnancy can be found on the NHS Choices which can be accessed here:</p><p><a href="https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/pregnancy-infections.aspx" target="_blank">https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/pregnancy-infections.aspx</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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112302 more like this
112303 more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T12:10:18.43Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T12:10:18.43Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4635
unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
786866
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Streptococcus: Screening more like this
unstar 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 training and information is provided to healthcare professionals about when to screen mothers for the presence of pathogens associated with neonatal sepsis, such as Group B streptococcal infection. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 112300 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 2017-11-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Health Education England has produced and continues to develop sepsis educational resources for healthcare professionals. This includes a number of resources to support the learning on sepsis recognition and management across the system in both primary and secondary care.</p><p> </p><p>The principal pathogen of potential concern in neonatal sepsis is Group B Streptococcus (GBS). Following the UK National Screening Committee’s meeting in February 2017, the Government accepted the Committee’s recommendation that a population based screening programme for GBS carriage should not be offered. However, the Chief Scientific Advisor recommended that the National Institute for Health Research should commission a clinical trial to compare universal screening for Group B Streptococcus against usual-risk based care. This has been approved and the trial is expected to complete around the end of 2021.</p><p> </p><p>The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has published guidance for obstetricians, midwives and neonatologists on the prevention of early-onset (less than seven days of age) neonatal Group B streptococcal disease and for the information to be provided to women, their partners and families. It has also produced an information leaflet for parents-to-be about GBS. Information on GBS is also included in the NHS Pregnancy Book which is given free to all first time pregnant women.</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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112305 more like this
112306 more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T11:52:10.637Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T11:52:10.637Z
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1542
star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4635
unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
786867
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star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Sepsis more like this
unstar 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 are being taken to improve the accuracy of recording of cases of neonatal sepsis across England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Neonatal units record positive neonatal blood culture tests and these are recorded as part of the Neonatal Quality Dashboard. Outliers are identified and investigated as part of the quarterly monitoring systems of NHS England specialised commissioning hubs.</p><p> </p><p>The National Neonatal Audit Programme commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership includes reporting on the measuring of rates of infection on neonatal units and makes key recommendations for improvement.</p><p> </p><p>In April 2017, NHS Digital also published new guidance on coding for sepsis. The new coding guidance is expected to lead to improved reporting of all cases of sepsis.</p> more like this
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 2017-11-20T12:17:41.807Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T12:17:41.807Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4635
unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
786870
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Streptococcus: Screening more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information his Department holds on the number of mothers screened for the presence of pathogens associated with neonatal sepsis, such as Group B streptococcal disease, in England in (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16 and (c) 2016-17. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 112302 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 2017-11-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Following the United Kingdom National Screening Committee’s (UK NSC’s) meeting in February 2017, the Government accepted the UK NSC’s recommendation that a population based screening programme for Group B streptococcal (GBS) carriage should not be offered. This is because there is insufficient evidence to demonstrate that the benefits to be gained from screening would outweigh the harms.</p><p> </p><p>As screening for GBS is not recommended, data as requested is not collected. The Chief Scientific Advisor has recommended that the National Institute of Health Research should commission a clinical trial to compare universal screening for GBS against usual-risk based care. This is to provide better quality evidence to assess the clinical effectiveness, benefits and harms of a screening programme.</p><p> </p><p>Information on GBS in pregnancy can be found on the NHS Choices which can be accessed here:</p><p><a href="https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/pregnancy-infections.aspx" target="_blank">https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/pregnancy-infections.aspx</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
112299 more like this
112303 more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T12:10:18.477Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T12:10:18.477Z
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1542
star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4635
unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
786871
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Streptococcus: Screening more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to make mothers aware of antenatal screening for the presence of pathogens associated with neonatal sepsis, such as Group B streptococcal disease. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 112303 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Following the United Kingdom National Screening Committee’s (UK NSC’s) meeting in February 2017, the Government accepted the UK NSC’s recommendation that a population based screening programme for Group B streptococcal (GBS) carriage should not be offered. This is because there is insufficient evidence to demonstrate that the benefits to be gained from screening would outweigh the harms.</p><p> </p><p>As screening for GBS is not recommended, data as requested is not collected. The Chief Scientific Advisor has recommended that the National Institute of Health Research should commission a clinical trial to compare universal screening for GBS against usual-risk based care. This is to provide better quality evidence to assess the clinical effectiveness, benefits and harms of a screening programme.</p><p> </p><p>Information on GBS in pregnancy can be found on the NHS Choices which can be accessed here:</p><p><a href="https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/pregnancy-infections.aspx" target="_blank">https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/pregnancy-infections.aspx</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
112299 more like this
112302 more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T12:10:18.523Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T12:10:18.523Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4635
unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
786868
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star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Sepsis: Screening more like this
unstar 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 written and verbal safety netting advice is routinely shared with mothers around antenatal screening for the presence of pathogens associated with sepsis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 112304 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 2017-11-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>In September, NHS England published the 2017 Cross-System Sepsis Action Plan. As part of this a number of activities are planned:</p><p> </p><p>- Action on safety netting will be embedded among all healthcare professionals assessing patients with infections;</p><p>- Promote the implementation of a range of educational resources on sepsis produced by Health Education England and the Royal Colleges;</p><p>- Ensure a specific focus on sepsis education for staff groups such as community pharmacists, community nurses, health visitors and healthcare assistants in care homes; and</p><p>- NHS England and Public Health England will work with maternity networks and health visitors to ensure resources such as leaflets and on-line educational material are used by midwives and health visitors to help parents recognise serious illness in children and know what to do if they think their child is seriously ill.</p><p> </p><p>To support these activities, two safety netting videos on ‘Spotting the signs of sepsis’ and ‘Caring for children with fever at home’ have been published with the Health Innovation Network.</p><p> </p><p>In 2017/18 Public Health England’s activity to raise awareness of sepsis includes building sepsis messaging into the national Start4life Information Service for Parents email programme which reaches 430,000 parents of 0-5 year olds; distribution of leaflets and posters; social media and activity with a leading digital platform for parents.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
112297 more like this
112307 more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T11:58:24.7Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T11:58:24.7Z
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1542
star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4635
unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
786869
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star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Sepsis: Health Education more like this
unstar 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 information on neonatal sepsis is given to mothers with risk factors present; and what protocols are in place to ensure that information is provided to those mothers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 112305 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 2017-11-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Health Education England has produced and continues to develop sepsis educational resources for healthcare professionals. This includes a number of resources to support the learning on sepsis recognition and management across the system in both primary and secondary care.</p><p> </p><p>The principal pathogen of potential concern in neonatal sepsis is Group B Streptococcus (GBS). Following the UK National Screening Committee’s meeting in February 2017, the Government accepted the Committee’s recommendation that a population based screening programme for GBS carriage should not be offered. However, the Chief Scientific Advisor recommended that the National Institute for Health Research should commission a clinical trial to compare universal screening for Group B Streptococcus against usual-risk based care. This has been approved and the trial is expected to complete around the end of 2021.</p><p> </p><p>The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has published guidance for obstetricians, midwives and neonatologists on the prevention of early-onset (less than seven days of age) neonatal Group B streptococcal disease and for the information to be provided to women, their partners and families. It has also produced an information leaflet for parents-to-be about GBS. Information on GBS is also included in the NHS Pregnancy Book which is given free to all first time pregnant women.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
112300 more like this
112306 more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T11:52:10.683Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T11:52:10.683Z
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1542
star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4635
unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
786872
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Sepsis: Screening more like this
unstar 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 information healthcare professionals are advised to give mothers with risk factors of neonatal sepsis regarding the need for screening for the presence of pathogens associated with neonatal sepsis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 112306 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 2017-11-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Health Education England has produced and continues to develop sepsis educational resources for healthcare professionals. This includes a number of resources to support the learning on sepsis recognition and management across the system in both primary and secondary care.</p><p> </p><p>The principal pathogen of potential concern in neonatal sepsis is Group B Streptococcus (GBS). Following the UK National Screening Committee’s meeting in February 2017, the Government accepted the Committee’s recommendation that a population based screening programme for GBS carriage should not be offered. However, the Chief Scientific Advisor recommended that the National Institute for Health Research should commission a clinical trial to compare universal screening for Group B Streptococcus against usual-risk based care. This has been approved and the trial is expected to complete around the end of 2021.</p><p> </p><p>The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has published guidance for obstetricians, midwives and neonatologists on the prevention of early-onset (less than seven days of age) neonatal Group B streptococcal disease and for the information to be provided to women, their partners and families. It has also produced an information leaflet for parents-to-be about GBS. Information on GBS is also included in the NHS Pregnancy Book which is given free to all first time pregnant women.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
112300 more like this
112305 more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T11:52:10.557Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T11:52:10.557Z
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1542
star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4635
unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
786863
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Sepsis: Health Education more like this
unstar 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 guidance is provided on written and verbal safety netting advice for mothers with risk factors for development of neonatal sepsis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 112307 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 2017-11-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>In September, NHS England published the 2017 Cross-System Sepsis Action Plan. As part of this a number of activities are planned:</p><p> </p><p>- Action on safety netting will be embedded among all healthcare professionals assessing patients with infections;</p><p>- Promote the implementation of a range of educational resources on sepsis produced by Health Education England and the Royal Colleges;</p><p>- Ensure a specific focus on sepsis education for staff groups such as community pharmacists, community nurses, health visitors and healthcare assistants in care homes; and</p><p>- NHS England and Public Health England will work with maternity networks and health visitors to ensure resources such as leaflets and on-line educational material are used by midwives and health visitors to help parents recognise serious illness in children and know what to do if they think their child is seriously ill.</p><p> </p><p>To support these activities, two safety netting videos on ‘Spotting the signs of sepsis’ and ‘Caring for children with fever at home’ have been published with the Health Innovation Network.</p><p> </p><p>In 2017/18 Public Health England’s activity to raise awareness of sepsis includes building sepsis messaging into the national Start4life Information Service for Parents email programme which reaches 430,000 parents of 0-5 year olds; distribution of leaflets and posters; social media and activity with a leading digital platform for parents.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
112297 more like this
112304 more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T11:58:24.59Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T11:58:24.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4635
unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this