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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Obesity 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 has taken to establish the cost of obesity to the (a) NHS, (b) social services and (c) the wider economy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Ives more like this
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Derek Thomas more like this
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star this property answer text <p>‘The economic burden of ill health due to diet, physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol and obesity in the UK: an update to 2006-07 NHS costs’ estimated that overweight and obesity cost the National Health Service in the United Kingdom £5.1 billion per year. This figure was uplifted to £6.1 billion in 2014/15 to take account of inflation.</p><p> </p><p>The Foresight team published ‘Tackling Obesities: Future Choices in 2007’. This estimated the annual costs of overweight and obesity to society and the economy as £27 billion in 2015, based on obesity prevalence at the time. In 2014 the McKinsey Global Institute estimated the cost of obesity to the UK economy as £46 billion per year.</p><p> </p><p>No further estimates of the costs of obesity are planned or have been made centrally.</p><p> </p><p>Copies of ‘The economic burden of ill health due to diet, physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol and obesity in the UK: an update to 2006-07 NHS costs’; ‘Tackling Obesities: Future Choices’; and the McKinsey Global Institute’s report ‘Overcoming obesity: An initial economic analysis’ are available at the following links:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://academic.oup.com/jpubhealth/article/33/4/527/1568587" target="_blank">https://academic.oup.com/jpubhealth/article/33/4/527/1568587</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/reducing-obesity-future-choices" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/reducing-obesity-future-choices</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.mckinsey.com/industries/healthcare-systems-and-services/our-insights/how-the-world-could-better-fight-obesity" target="_blank">www.mckinsey.com/industries/healthcare-systems-and-services/our-insights/how-the-world-could-better-fight-obesity</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 240053 more like this
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less than 2019-04-10T13:47:01.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T13:47:01.09Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4532
unstar this property label Biography information for Derek Thomas more like this
1109017
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Obesity 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 and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the cost of obesity to the (a) NHS, (b) social services and (c) wider economy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Ives more like this
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Derek Thomas more like this
star this property uin 240053 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>‘The economic burden of ill health due to diet, physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol and obesity in the UK: an update to 2006-07 NHS costs’ estimated that overweight and obesity cost the National Health Service in the United Kingdom £5.1 billion per year. This figure was uplifted to £6.1 billion in 2014/15 to take account of inflation.</p><p> </p><p>The Foresight team published ‘Tackling Obesities: Future Choices in 2007’. This estimated the annual costs of overweight and obesity to society and the economy as £27 billion in 2015, based on obesity prevalence at the time. In 2014 the McKinsey Global Institute estimated the cost of obesity to the UK economy as £46 billion per year.</p><p> </p><p>No further estimates of the costs of obesity are planned or have been made centrally.</p><p> </p><p>Copies of ‘The economic burden of ill health due to diet, physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol and obesity in the UK: an update to 2006-07 NHS costs’; ‘Tackling Obesities: Future Choices’; and the McKinsey Global Institute’s report ‘Overcoming obesity: An initial economic analysis’ are available at the following links:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://academic.oup.com/jpubhealth/article/33/4/527/1568587" target="_blank">https://academic.oup.com/jpubhealth/article/33/4/527/1568587</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/reducing-obesity-future-choices" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/reducing-obesity-future-choices</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.mckinsey.com/industries/healthcare-systems-and-services/our-insights/how-the-world-could-better-fight-obesity" target="_blank">www.mckinsey.com/industries/healthcare-systems-and-services/our-insights/how-the-world-could-better-fight-obesity</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 240052 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-04-10T13:47:01.14Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4532
unstar this property label Biography information for Derek Thomas more like this
1109030
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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Orthopaedics 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 and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the conclusions of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vascular and Venous Disease report entitled Saving Limbs, Saving Lives: A Call to Action to Reduce Inequalities in Lower Limb Amputation Rates; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Ives more like this
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Derek Thomas more like this
star this property uin 240055 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The specialised commissioning Clinical Reference Group (CRG) for Vascular Disease, together with NHS Improvement’s Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT) team, aims to address many of the issues raised in the report. There is a joint NHS England and GIRFT Board for the ‘Action on Vascular’ work, which is focusing on the early availability of treatments to increase lower limb circulation and reduce amputation rates.</p><p> </p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan published on 7 January commits to ensuring that hospitals provide patients with access to multi-disciplinary footcare teams and inpatient specialist nursing teams, in order to improve recovery and reduce lengths of stay and future readmissions. This commitment will support reducing inequalities by giving universal access to multi-disciplinary footcare teams and diabetes inpatient specialist nurses.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 240056 more like this
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less than 2019-04-10T13:38:19.003Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T13:38:19.003Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4532
unstar this property label Biography information for Derek Thomas more like this
1109031
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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Orthopaedics 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 and Social Care, with reference to the report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vascular and Venous Disease entitled Saving Limbs, Saving Lives: A Call to Action to Reduce Inequalities in Lower Limb Amputation Rates, what steps he will take to address disparities in amputation rates throughout the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Ives more like this
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Derek Thomas more like this
star this property uin 240056 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The specialised commissioning Clinical Reference Group (CRG) for Vascular Disease, together with NHS Improvement’s Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT) team, aims to address many of the issues raised in the report. There is a joint NHS England and GIRFT Board for the ‘Action on Vascular’ work, which is focusing on the early availability of treatments to increase lower limb circulation and reduce amputation rates.</p><p> </p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan published on 7 January commits to ensuring that hospitals provide patients with access to multi-disciplinary footcare teams and inpatient specialist nursing teams, in order to improve recovery and reduce lengths of stay and future readmissions. This commitment will support reducing inequalities by giving universal access to multi-disciplinary footcare teams and diabetes inpatient specialist nurses.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 240055 more like this
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less than 2019-04-10T13:38:19.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T13:38:19.05Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4532
unstar this property label Biography information for Derek Thomas more like this
1109054
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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cytomegalovirus 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 and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve the (a) diagnosis and (b) treatment of cytomegalovirus in infants and children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 240083 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Experts advise that cytomegalovirus (CMV) remains difficult to diagnose because in the majority of cases the baby presents normally at birth.</p><p> </p><p>In 2017, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology (RCOG) published an update for the treatment of congenital CMV infection, acknowledging that therapeutic options such as antiviral therapy are still being evaluated within the research setting. The RCOG will consider whether the paper needed to be updated.</p><p> </p><p>Departmental officials will be meeting the charity CMV Action next month to discuss their recommendations to prevent, diagnose and intervene.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
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less than 2019-04-10T13:32:18.73Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T13:32:18.73Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4640
unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this
1109055
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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cytomegalovirus 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 increase (a) awareness of and (b) education on cytomegalovirus among parents and children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 240084 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Health visitors and midwives, together with other health care professionals including general practitioners and general practice nurses provide advice and guidance to families at contacts in the pre-conception period, pregnancy and throughout early childhood.</p><p> </p><p>To support direct clinical advice from health care professionals, Public Health England’s Start4Life social marketing programme informs parents-to-be and parents about cytomegalovirus via its Information Service for Parents subscription email service. This includes links to the National Health Service website, and information on preventative measures, including good hand hygiene. Start4Life also provides this messaging through its social media channels.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 240085 more like this
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less than 2019-04-10T13:42:07.083Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T13:42:07.083Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4640
unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this
1109056
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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cytomegalovirus 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 is taking to increase (a) awareness of and (b) education on cytomegalovirus among pregnant women. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 240085 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Health visitors and midwives, together with other health care professionals including general practitioners and general practice nurses provide advice and guidance to families at contacts in the pre-conception period, pregnancy and throughout early childhood.</p><p> </p><p>To support direct clinical advice from health care professionals, Public Health England’s Start4Life social marketing programme informs parents-to-be and parents about cytomegalovirus via its Information Service for Parents subscription email service. This includes links to the National Health Service website, and information on preventative measures, including good hand hygiene. Start4Life also provides this messaging through its social media channels.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 240084 more like this
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less than 2019-04-10T13:42:07.037Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T13:42:07.037Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4640
unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this
1109124
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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Dermatology 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 are being taken by (a) his Department, (b) NHS England and (c) NICE to ensure there is a NICE clinical guideline and quality standard in place for atopic dermatitis in adults. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 239946 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>NHS England is the principal commissioner of clinical guidelines and National Health Service related quality standards from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).</p><p> </p><p>NICE and NHS England have been in discussion about developing a clinical guideline and quality standard on atopic dermatitis (eczema) in adults. NHS England has recently consulted on a draft policy which included the prescribing of emollient bath and shower preparations for dry and pruritic skin conditions and will consider the appropriateness of referring a guideline on atopic dermatitis in adults to NICE after the consultation responses have been reviewed.</p><p> </p><p>Details of this can be seen in the consultation document at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consultation/items-routinely-prescribed-update/user_uploads/low-priority-prescribing-consultation-guidance.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consultation/items-routinely-prescribed-update/user_uploads/low-priority-prescribing-consultation-guidance.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 239947 more like this
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less than 2019-04-10T13:28:54.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T13:28:54.67Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1109125
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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Dermatology more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department supports the prioritisation of atopic dermatitis in adults as a topic for guideline development by NICE. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 239947 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>NHS England is the principal commissioner of clinical guidelines and National Health Service related quality standards from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).</p><p> </p><p>NICE and NHS England have been in discussion about developing a clinical guideline and quality standard on atopic dermatitis (eczema) in adults. NHS England has recently consulted on a draft policy which included the prescribing of emollient bath and shower preparations for dry and pruritic skin conditions and will consider the appropriateness of referring a guideline on atopic dermatitis in adults to NICE after the consultation responses have been reviewed.</p><p> </p><p>Details of this can be seen in the consultation document at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consultation/items-routinely-prescribed-update/user_uploads/low-priority-prescribing-consultation-guidance.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consultation/items-routinely-prescribed-update/user_uploads/low-priority-prescribing-consultation-guidance.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 239946 more like this
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less than 2019-04-10T13:28:54.733Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T13:28:54.733Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1109126
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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Dermatology 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 and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure patient experience is at the heart of commissioning for adult atopic dermatitis services in England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 239948 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The commissioning and configuration of dermatology services in England is a local matter. The majority of patients with dermatological disorders are managed in primary and community care and 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>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published guidance on a number of dermatological conditions, including eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, to support commissioners to plan and deliver services for local populations. ‘Atopic eczema in under 12’s: diagnosis and management’ includes recommendations that healthcare professionals should adopt a holistic approach at each consultation, taking into account severity of a condition and the impact this may have on quality of life.</p><p> </p><p>Healthcare professionals should be aware that all categories of severity of atopic eczema, even mild, can have a negative impact on psychological and psychosocial wellbeing and quality of life and that assessment of wellbeing should be carried out at every consultation. Furthermore, the guidance recommends using validated tools in the management of patients, such as Children's Dermatology Life Quality Index, Infants' Dermatitis Quality of Life Index or Dermatitis Family Impact questionnaire for quality of life. Where quality of life and psychosocial wellbeing has not improved despite treatment and improvement, patients should be referred for psychological advice. The guidance can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg57" target="_blank">www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg57</a></p><p> </p><p>As set out in the NHS Long Term Plan, published on 7 January 2019, NHS England is taking action in range of areas to improve the care treatment and support provided to people with long term conditions. As part of this, it is continuing its expansion of Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services for adults with common mental health problems, with a focus on those with long-term conditions. IAPT services have now evolved to deliver benefits to people with long-term conditions, providing genuinely integrated care. By 2023/24, an additional 380,000 adults will be able to access IAPT services.</p><p> </p><p>No assessment has been made on the impact of atopic dermatitis on patient expenses, work days and mental health services. No meetings regarding atopic dermatitis have taken place in the last 12 months.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
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239949 more like this
239950 more like this
239951 more like this
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less than 2019-04-10T13:36:32.607Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T13:36:32.607Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this