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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Gender Recognition: Children more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to publish the results of the research project started in 2011 by the NHS Gender Identity Development Service Early pubertal suppression in a carefully selected group of adolescents with gender identity disorder; and if not, whether they will arrange for the data gathered by that study to be made available to other researchers. more like this
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Lord Lucas more like this
star this property uin HL15681 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>The research is an ethically approved study being carried out by the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust since 2011, which is the largest provider of services for the alleviation of gender dysphoria in the United Kingdom.</p><p>The study will evaluate early pubertal suppression in a carefully selected group of adolescents with a clinical diagnosis of gender dysphoria. There are 44 young people taking part in the study.</p><p>The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust has plans to publish the data <ins class="ministerial">on the blocker and cross-sex hormones, for those who were appropriate for this, as</ins><del class="ministerial">once</del> all of the young people in the study have reached <ins class="ministerial">this</ins><del class="ministerial">the</del> stage<ins class="ministerial">.</ins> <del class="ministerial">when a clinical decision is made about moving from pubertal suppressants to cross-sex hormones, which the Trust expects to occur in the next 12 months.</del></p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-05-22T14:51:30.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T14:51:30.447Z
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less than 2019-07-31T15:30:59.74Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T15:30:59.74Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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4019
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Lucas more like this
1128442
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Cannabis: Medical Treatments more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the evidence (a) his Department and (b) the Department for International Trade holds on growing a market for prescribed medicinal cannabis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property uin 257706 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p><ins class="ministerial"> <p><ins class="ministerial">The Department for International Trade and the Department of Health and Social Care are not specifically collecting data on the growth of the market for cannabis based products for medicinal use in the United Kingdom.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">However, data from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) shows growing numbers of import notifications for medicinal cannabis and the Home Office has received increased numbers of licence applications.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">In addition, UK companies exporting these products and foreign companies looking to invest in the UK have full access to government support, where they have the necessary authorisations from the MHRA and Home Office and a relevant Export Licence.</ins></p></ins></p><p><del class="ministerial">An initial impact assessment was published alongside The Misuse of Drugs (Amendments) (Cannabis and Licence Fees) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2018. This can be viewed at the following link:</del></p><p><del class="ministerial"><a href="http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/1055/impacts" target="_blank">http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/1055/impacts</a></del></p><p><del class="ministerial">This set out the approach that the Government proposed to take in assessing the costs and benefits of the change in the law at a population level, with regard to the rescheduling of cannabis-based products for medicinal use (CBPM). This framework included potential savings in treatment costs, giving the example of patients with severe epilepsy for whom medicinal use of cannabis could reduce the frequency of seizures and reduce the number of related hospital admissions. This was an initial framework for assessing this policy and as we develop our knowledge in this area, both on the costs and the potential benefits, we can revisit and refine these assessments.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">In the meantime, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is developing clinical guidelines on the appropriate use of CBPM based on the best available evidence, and the National Institute for Health Research is funding further clinical research on this. More information is available at the following link:</del></p><p><del class="ministerial"><a href="https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/documents/themed-calls/cannabis-based%20products/cannabis-based-products-brief.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/documents/themed-calls/cannabis-based%20products/cannabis-based-products-brief.pdf</a></del></p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T13:18:03.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T13:18:03.37Z
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less than 2019-06-11T11:31:21.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:31:21.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1129191
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescription Drugs 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 and Social Care, how many prescriptions of (a) individual benzodiazepine drugs and (b) individual antidepressants were dispensed in the community in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol North West more like this
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Darren Jones more like this
star this property uin 259400 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Information on the number of prescription items from the Prescription Cost Analysis system for benzodiazepines and antidepressants written in the United Kingdom and dispensed in the community in England, for the year 2018 can be found in the attached tables.</p><p>The data available is at prescription item level by presentation. Prescriptions are prescribed either by a paper prescription form or via an Electronic Prescription Service message. Each single item written on the form is counted as a prescription item. No information is available for those prescriptions written but not dispensed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T16:51:00.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T16:51:00.313Z
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less than 2019-06-12T14:34:05.54Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:34:05.54Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property file name PQ259400 table formatted.docx more like this
star this property title Prescription data benzodiazipines & antidepressant more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Darren Jones more like this
1132035
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star this property date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading General Practitioners 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 and Social Care, what the requirements for primary care networks to engage with the local community will be. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newton Abbot more like this
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Anne Marie Morris more like this
star this property uin 264406 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p><ins class="ministerial"> <p><ins class="ministerial">Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are a new way for primary and community service organisations to work together. For PCNs to be successful they will need to work in partnership with local people and the communities they serve. Legal duties which currently apply to NHS service providers - including general practitioner practices - and commissioners around engagement and consultation will continue to be valid for PCNs.</ins></p></ins></p><p><del class="ministerial">NHS England and NHS Improvement, together with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, is developing a ’commercial framework’ setting out the parameters for the commercial approach for medicines in the health service in England.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">The commercial framework will support a single, transparent, robust and integrated pricing and market access process, and is being tested with and informed through consultation with stakeholders including the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">In preparation for public consultation in the coming months, NHS England is actively engaging with industry trade bodies and health system partners, in the first instance, to outline progress on the development of the commercial framework. The consultation on the draft framework is anticipated to be launched in Quarter 3 2019 with consultation events to be held in Manchester and London, and implementation of the commercial framework is expected to follow.</del></p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T16:34:05.507Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T16:34:05.507Z
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less than 2019-06-19T08:36:30.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T08:36:30.617Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Marie Morris more like this
1123746
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Antibiotics: Drug Resistance more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of their 2013–18 antimicrobial resistance strategy at addressing the problem of multi-resistant E. coli-like bacteria; what assessment they have made of recent trends in the number of multi-resistant E. coli-like bacteria in the UK; and what factors inform their view of the balance between efforts to reduce transmission and efforts to reduce the use of antibiotics. more like this
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Baroness Gardner of Parkes more like this
star this property uin HL15384 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>While we can count many successes from our 2013-18 Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy, resistance has continued to increase. In the United Kingdom we have seen a 35% increase in resistant blood stream infections in humans from 2013-17.</p><p>The number of bloodstream infections (BSIs) is increasing each year. Although the proportion of antibiotic resistant BSIs remain stable year to year, the burden on resistance increases. This is mostly due to increasing prevalence of E.coli bloodstream infections.</p><p>Estimates of the multi-resistant cases can be made, however not all the bacteria are tested against the same antibiotics, so a definitive number of cases cannot be given. The Public Health England Fingertips tool also has an indicator showing the rolling quarterly average proportion of E. coli blood specimens non-susceptible to at least three of the key antimicrobials (gentamicin, ciprofloxacin, piperacillin/tazobactam, 3rd-generation cephalosporins or carbapenems). For England this is 5.5% with little fluctuation over time.</p><p>This is exactly why the UK’s five-year national action plan for AMR, published alongside the UK 20-year vision for AMR on 24 January 2019, includes a strengthened focus on infection prevention and control, renewing our commitment to halve levels of healthcare associated Gram-negative blood stream infections (mostly E.coli) by 2023-24. The plan also sets a world-first target to reduce the actual numbers of resistant infections, with the aim to reduce them by 10% by 2025.</p><p>We are working with the devolved health administrations to develop consistent methodologies for reporting the incidence and mortality of key antibiotic resistant infections and antimicrobial use to allow us to report progress on the ambitions of the AMR national action plan.</p><p>As reductions in inappropriate prescribing also reduces the risk of promoting the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, interventions to reduce antibiotic prescribing or transmission of the bacteria are complementary.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T16:29:42.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:29:42.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Gardner of Parkes more like this
1124588
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star this property date less than 2019-05-02more like thismore than 2019-05-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescriptions: Fees and Charges more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 30 April 2019 to Question 245660 on Prescriptions: Fees and Charges, what the annual cost is to the NHS Business Services Authority's Loss Recovery Service of (a) checking prescription form exemption declarations, (b) issuing Penalty Charge Notices and (c) managing associated customer contact. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Knowsley more like this
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Mr George Howarth more like this
star this property uin 250443 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>In 2018-19 the cost to the NHS Business Services Authority for the running of the Prescription Exemption Checking Service which includes, checking prescription form exemption declarations, issuing Penalty Charge Notices and managing associated customer contact was £8.41 million.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T15:26:42.82Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T15:26:42.82Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir George Howarth more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-03more like thismore than 2019-05-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Speech and Language Therapy: Children more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether Public Health England has plans to issue guidance to (a) parents and (b) carers on (i) identifying need for and (ii) access to speech, language and communication services for children . more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea West more like this
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Geraint Davies more like this
star this property uin 250735 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) is working in partnership with the Department for Education to produce evidence-based resources and tools to support health visitors, early years practitioners and parents/carers in identifying and supporting children’s early speech, language and communication (SLC) needs through training guidance and an enhanced early language assessment tool. The assessment tool will incorporate parent resources to support family understanding of SLC in their children and will be rolled out from April 2020.</p><p> </p><p>Alongside this work, PHE is developing a model SLC pathway for children under five. This will ensure that professionals working with families are able to help them support their child’s SLC and how to access support if needed. The pathway will be published by September 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T16:09:38.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:09:38.827Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Geraint Davies more like this
1124720
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star this property date less than 2019-05-03more like thismore than 2019-05-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis 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 (a) early diagnosis and (b) treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stevenage more like this
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Stephen McPartland more like this
star this property uin 250788 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom Rare Disease Strategy, published in 2013, sets out our commitment to raising awareness about all rare diseases including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and our strategic vision for improving the lives of all those affected. The Strategy promotes improvements to ensure that people living with a rare disease receive high-quality care.</p><p>The Government recognizes the need for awareness raising and training of health care professionals for rare diseases. This is being taken forward through the work of the UK Rare Diseases Policy Board and NHS England’s Rare Diseases Implementation plan, which commits NHS England to engaging with the Royal College of General Practitioners (GPs) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council on opportunities for GPs and health visitors to recognise and facilitate earlier diagnosis of rare diseases.</p><p>There are limited drug treatment options for IPF and two drugs, Pirfenidone and Nintedanib, are commissioned following National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Technology Appraisals. Alongside this, the Department funds research into rare diseases such as IPF through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:35:47.667Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:35:47.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen McPartland more like this
1124729
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star this property date less than 2019-05-03more like thismore than 2019-05-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Speech and Language Therapy: Children and Young People more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with NHS Clinical Commissioners on the importance of joint commissioning services for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea West more like this
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Geraint Davies more like this
star this property uin 250739 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The Department has had no discussions with the organisation NHS Clinical Commissioners on joint commissioning of services for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T16:06:09.57Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:06:09.57Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Geraint Davies more like this
1124901
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Nusinersen more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with (1) NICE, (2) NHS England, and (3) Biogen, on a Managed Access Agreement for Spinal Muscular Atrophy treatment, Spinraza. more like this
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Baroness Thomas of Winchester more like this
star this property uin HL15576 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>Departmental officials are in regular contact with colleagues in the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and NHS England about a range of issues, including progress in discussions about a potential managed access agreement for Spinraza (nusinersen). Ministers have also held meetings with Biogen, NICE and NHS England on a number of occasions, at which the availability of Spinraza was discussed.</p><p>NHS England and NICE have made stakeholders and the public aware of the outcome of its appraisal committee meeting and NICE is now able to recommend the use of Spinraza for National Health Service patients in England, subject to a managed access agreement agreed between NHS England and Biogen. The final appraisal document will be published in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL15577 more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T11:07:46.62Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T11:07:46.62Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Thomas of Winchester more like this