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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Hospitals: Infectious Diseases 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 progress the Government has made on reducing infection rates in hospitals; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 231466 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 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) collects data on the number of healthcare associated infections as part of the English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance, available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/english-surveillance-programme-antimicrobial-utilisation-and-resistance-espaur-report" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/english-surveillance-programme-antimicrobial-utilisation-and-resistance-espaur-report</a></p><p>The latest data show cases of hospital-onset Clostridium difficile infection decreased by 18% from 1,149 in October-December 2017 to 938 in the same period in 2018. Hospital-onset Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Escherichia coli bloodstream infections remained stable over the last five years although hospital-onset Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) cases have increased slightly. This data can be found in the Epidemiological Commentary on mandatory surveillance and is available to view at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/739910/Quarterley_Epidemiology_Commentary_September_18.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/739910/Quarterley_Epidemiology_Commentary_September_18.pdf</a></p><p>PHE supports NHS Improvement by making local data on rates of healthcare-associated infections available to hospitals and clinical commissioning groups via its Fingertips web portal available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/amr-local-indicators" target="_blank">https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/amr-local-indicators</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2019-03-20T16:36:29.88Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T16:36:29.88Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1087092
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ophthalmic Services more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many procedures for glaucoma were undertaken alongside cataract treatment in the last year; and whether his Department has made an assessment of the effectiveness of that combined treatment. more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 231467 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 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
star this property answer text <p>There were 2,742 National Health Service finished consultant episodes in 2017/18 in England, where a procedure for treating cataract and glaucoma occurred at the same time. This is not a count of patients, given patients may have more than one episode of care during the same period.</p><p> </p><p>No assessment has been made by the Department of the effectiveness of combining cataract and glaucoma treatment. Decisions on whether to recommend concomitant treatment are for individual clinicians’ taking into account individual clinical circumstances, the patient’s wishes and the best available evidence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2019-03-20T16:42:16.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T16:42:16.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this