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1108693
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star this property date less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
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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 Cannabis: Medical Treatments 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 discussions his Department has had with NICE on the prescription of medicinal cannabis oil for patients with (a) cerebral palsy and (b) arthritis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Banff and Buchan more like this
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David Duguid more like this
star this property uin 239283 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
star this property answer text <p>The Department has not discussed with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) the prescription of medicinal cannabis oil for patients with cerebral palsy and arthritis.</p><p> </p><p>NICE is the independent expert body that develops authoritative, evidence-based guidance for the National Health Service on whether drugs and other treatments represent a clinically and cost effective use of NHS resources. NICE is developing guidance on the prescribing of cannabis-based medicinal products by October 2019. It will be based on the best available international evidence and will have been produced using NICE’s world-renowned process for delivering such guidance.</p><p> </p><p>Following a public consultation on the draft scope, the guidance will focus on the use of cannabis-based products in the treatment of chronic pain, intractable nausea and vomiting, spasticity and severe treatment-resistant epilepsy, conditions where the evidence is currently most advanced. A consultation on the draft guidance is expected in the summer.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble remove filter
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
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less than 2019-04-09T14:41:04.493Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T14:41:04.493Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4606
unstar this property label Biography information for David Duguid more like this
1108996
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 Health Services: Travellers and Homelessness more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps (a) his Department plans to take with the NHS to respond to the findings of the Friends Families and Travellers’ report entitled No room at the inn: How easy is it for nomadic Gypsies and Travellers to access primary care and (b) the NHS plans to take to ensure homeless people can access healthcare at any GP practice they choose. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
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Neil Coyle more like this
star this property uin 240011 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
star this property answer text <p>Registering with and access to primary medical care services is the same for all patients, whether they are gypsies, travellers, or homeless people. People do not need to provide proof of address to register with a general practice (GP). NHS England is working with a range of community groups to redesign the patient registration leaflet so that people are aware of this when registering. The free NHS 111 service can assist anyone who has faced difficulty finding a GP or accessing other services in their local area.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England is aware of difficulties some individuals have faced when trying to register with a GP and is taking steps to address shortcomings with individual practices, working in partnership with the voluntary sector.</p><p> </p><p>The Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Health and Wellbeing Alliance is a partnership arrangement with the aim to facilitate integrated working between the voluntary and statutory sectors, to promote equality and reduce health inequalities. It receives £1.2 million for core work from the Department, with each member receiving funding of up to £60,000. Families and Travellers is a member of the Alliance and have supported the Department on a range of work to date including the Inclusion Health Audit Tool, on maternal health, mental health, end of life care and dementia.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble remove filter
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
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less than 2019-04-09T14:33:43.34Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T14:33:43.34Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4368
unstar this property label Biography information for Neil Coyle more like this
1109014
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
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to increase access to Tier 3 obesity services. 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 240051 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England has been working with NHS England to support approaches to obesity as part of the NHS Long Term Plan. The NHS Long Term Plan has a number of different actions to support the drive to reduce obesity, including investment in tier 3 services for both children and adults and plans are in development for this expansion. This will result in, for example, a further 1,000 children a year being treated by 2022/23 for severe complications related to obesity.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble remove filter
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
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less than 2019-04-09T14:35:00.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T14:35:00.137Z
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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
1109016
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
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health 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
star this property uin 240052 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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 remove filter
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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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
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
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health 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 is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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 remove filter
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 240052 more like this
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less than 2019-04-10T13:47:01.14Zmore 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
1109018
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
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 27 March 2018 to Question 133501 on obesity, for what reason his Department does not hold information on the number of tier three obesity services commissioned by clinical commissioning groups or local authorities; and whether he plans to collate that information. 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 240054 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
star this property answer text <p>It would not be cost-effective for the Department to collect data on every clinical intervention, including information on tier three obesity services commissioned by clinical commissioning groups or local authorities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble remove filter
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
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less than 2019-04-09T14:36:07.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T14:36:07.327Z
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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
1109022
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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 Sterilisation 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, how many Clinical Commissioning Groups commission vasectomy services for patients who are not in exceptional circumstances. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 240100 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
star this property answer text <p>This is a matter for local clinical commissioning groups, and the information requested is not held centrally by the Department or NHS England.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble remove filter
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy remove filter
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less than 2019-04-08T15:26:41.297Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds 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
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 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, 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 date of answer less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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 remove filter
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
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 Orthopaedics more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health 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 is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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 remove filter
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
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 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 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 is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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 remove filter
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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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this