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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Cerebral Palsy: Screening 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 assessment his Department has made of the potential financial savings to (a) health, (b) social care services and (c) education services of the early identification of cerebral palsy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk remove filter
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John McNally more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-08more like thismore than 2018-02-08
star this property answer text <p>No assessment has been made.</p><p> </p><p>However, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published guidelines in January 2017 on the assessment and management of cerebral palsy. This provides authoritative, evidence-based guidance for healthcare professionals in identifying the early signs of cerebral palsy. Further information can be found via the following link:</p><p><a href="http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng62" target="_blank">www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng62</a></p><p>Further to this, as part of the mandated reviews, health visitors (specialised nurses or midwives) assess the development of children between 0-5 years. They are skilled in early identification of delays, or concerns, in development. In such circumstances they will make a referral to a community paediatrician who will be able to diagnose any conditions, including cerebral palsy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-02-08T12:19:17.127Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-08T12:19:17.127Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for John McNally more like this