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star this property date less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 Clinical Waste more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will estimate how much (a) anatomical and (b) cytotoxic waste the NHS (i) produced in (A) 2017 and (B) 2018 and (ii) will produce in (A) 2025 and (B) 2030. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 198202 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
unstar this property answer text <p>The following table shows the information that NHS Improvement hold for the waste produced by the National Health Service in 2017 and 2018. NHS Improvement does not currently hold a breakdown of waste into anatomical and cytotoxic.</p><p> </p><p>The data contained within this table relates only to England. As waste disposal is a devolved matter, devolved administrations should be contacted for figures in those nations.</p><p> </p><p>NHS Improvement and the Environment Agency are not in a position to estimate anatomical and cytotoxic waste figures in 2025 and 2030.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Sum of Landfill disposal volume (Tonnes)</p></td><td><p>Sum of Incineration disposal volume (Tonnes)</p></td><td><p>Sum of Waste recycling volume (Tonnes)</p></td><td><p>Sum of Other recovery volume (Tonnes)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>58,152</p></td><td><p>74,730</p></td><td><p>107,848</p></td><td><p>183,502</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>88,594</p></td><td><p>148,424</p></td><td><p>137,442</p></td><td><p>216,495</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Hammond more like this
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less than 2018-12-11T16:42:46.467Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-11T16:42:46.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 Mental Health Services: Digital Technology 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 progress his Department is making in harnessing digital technologies to deliver mental health services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 128488 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 2018-02-28more like thismore than 2018-02-28
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to expanding access to mental health digital services to enable more people to receive effective care and provide greater accessibility and choice.</p><p> </p><p>There has been a lot of progress made to date in harnessing digital technologies such as the establishment of seven mental health global digital exemplars which are trusts leading the way in improving digital inclusion and uptake of digital therapies and tools. The National Health Service app library is now hosting six digital tools aimed at improving mental health support and early intervention for children and young people.</p><p> </p><p>There is also ongoing work to redesign the NHS.uk website to improve information and access to digital support for mental health. Development is also underway for a specialist mental health assessment module for NHS111 which will provide more appropriate support and signposting.</p><p> </p><p>For people in need of mental health crisis care who have been detained under the Mental Health Act, new technology is being trialled to enable health and social care professionals, community street triage teams and the police to access appropriate Health Based Places of Safety.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England is working with the National Institute for Health and Care and Excellence in developing a digitally enabled therapy assessment programme which will assess up to 14 digital therapy products for use in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies services by 2020. Three of these 14 products have been assessed for inclusion in this programme so far.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-02-28T13:07:29.53Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-28T13:07:29.53Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 Medical Treatments: Innovation more like this
star 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 steps he is taking to ensure that hospitals use new technologies to improve patient care. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 128489 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 2018-02-28more like thismore than 2018-02-28
unstar this property answer text <p>As set out in the response to the Accelerated Access Review, published last year, a total of £6 million has been announced to help the National Health Service adopt and integrate new technologies into everyday practice, through the Pathway Transformation Fund. The Pathway Transformation Fund will support NHS organisations to overcome these initial barriers to uptake, allowing the NHS to implement new innovative products where it otherwise would have struggled to do so.</p><p>We are also introducing a new Accelerated Access Pathway, to streamline regulatory and market access decisions, getting breakthrough products that we believe will be truly transformative to patients more quickly. All products including medical technologies, devices and diagnostics will be eligible for selection.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-02-28T17:33:30.45Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-28T17:33:30.45Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
845518
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 Mental Health Services: Children and Young People more like this
star 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 steps he is taking to (a) improve the prevention of mental illness and (b) provide mental health support for children and young people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 128490 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-28more like thismore than 2018-02-28
unstar this property answer text <p>We acknowledge that prevention is key to transforming children and young people’s mental health and are taking a number of actions to prevent problems occurring. This includes investment of £3 million to develop the MindEd e-portal, which provides free training on children and young people’s mental health to all professionals who work with children, and over the course of 2016/17-2020/21, providing just over £12 million to fund Time to Change. Time To Change aims to raise awareness of mental health illness and address the fear of stigma that can stop young people and their families from seeking the help that they need. We are also delivering mental health awareness training in every school in England, and given that maternal mental health has a significant impact on the child’s mental health, we are investing £365 million up until 2020/21 to improve access to specialist perinatal mental health services.</p><p> </p><p>In order to transform children and young people’s mental health services, we are making an additional £1.4 billion available from 2015/16 to 2019/20, to ensure access to specialist mental health services for 70,000 additional children and young people each year by 2020/21. This additional money provides funding for clinical commissioning groups and various national programmes, including improving crisis support, expanding the workforce and tackling stigma. Our recent Green Paper, which is supported by over £300 million of additional funding, aims to improve provision of support in schools, bolster links between schools and National Health Service specialist services and improve access through piloting a four week waiting time.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-02-28T13:05:42.62Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-28T13:05:42.62Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 Health Services: Technology more like this
star 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, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of e-health technology in reducing patient waiting lists; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 129991 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 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
unstar this property answer text <p>NHS Improvement and NHS England have active programmes of work to review the role of e-health technology in areas such as productivity of operating theatres, the automated monitoring of admitted patients and associated bed occupancy levels and the role of digital patient services.</p><p>Additionally, the e-Referrals Service allows commissioners and acute hospital providers in England to manage their demand and capacity more effectively, providing opportunities for reduced waiting lists. It also enables general practitioners and patients to make informed decisions about the choice of provider for treatment by identifying providers associated with longer waiting times.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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less than 2018-03-07T10:50:08.19Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-07T10:50:08.19Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
850758
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 NHS: Cost Effectiveness more like this
star 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 assessment he has made of the potential of machine learning to deliver efficiency savings in the NHS. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 129993 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 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
unstar this property answer text <p>A number of National Health Service providers are independently undertaking trials and test beds involving the use of machine learning techniques. As this work is at an early stage and focused on demonstrating clinical safety and effectiveness in a variety of use cases, we do not yet have an overview of the impact on efficiency.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-03-07T17:40:34.95Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-07T17:40:34.95Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 Department of Health and Social Care: Artificial Intelligence more like this
star 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, which artificial intelligence applications his Department uses; and what assessment his Department has made of the potential introduction of further such applications. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 129994 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 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department does not currently use any artificial intelligence applications. As with other emerging technologies, we will keep this under review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-03-07T17:35:42.727Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-07T17:35:42.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 Health Services: Standards more like this
star 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 steps he has taken to help ensure parity of treatment for patients diagnosed with (a) mental health and (b) physical health conditions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 129995 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 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government set parity of esteem in physical and mental health in law in the Health and Social Care Act 2012. The Government further reinforced this commitment by welcoming the independent Mental Health Taskforce’s Five Year Forward View for Mental Health report in February 2016. The report set out a strategy for change in four key areas to drive forward improvements in mental health: promoting good mental health and helping people lead the lives they want to live, integrating care, creating a seven-day National Health Service for mental health and hard wiring mental health across health and social care.</p><p>The Government accepted all the report’s recommendations in January 2017 and published a detailed action plan for taking forward the recommendations, including how we will monitor progress and report transparently. NHS England’s Implementation plan for the Five Year Forward View, published in July 2016, also set out a robust plan for delivering the commitments set out in the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health.</p><p>The Government has also set up the first waiting times standards for mental health, including for those experiencing a first episode of psychosis. Latest figures show that over 75% of people experiencing their first episode of psychosis commence treatment within two weeks, exceeding the 50% Early Intervention in Psychosis target set for 2016/17.</p><p>NHS England’s Mental Health Investment Standard also requires the local NHS to increase mental health investment by at least the same proportion as overall allocations. This is planned to be met across England as a whole in 2017/18 and 2018/19. For 2018/19 all clinical commissioning groups will be required to meet the Mental Health Investment Standard and this will be subject to confirmation by their auditors.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-03-07T10:56:15.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-07T10:56:15.737Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-28more like thismore than 2018-03-28
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 Electronic Cigarettes more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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 effect of the use of electronic vaping devices on smoker mortality levels. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 134903 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 2018-04-17more like thismore than 2018-04-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has been clear that for smokers, quitting smoking completely is the best way to improve health. E-cigarettes are not risk free. However evidence continues to suggest that e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful to health than cigarettes and can aid in helping smokers to quit.</p><p> </p><p>Given that e-cigarettes are a relatively new product, there is no long term data available regarding the impact on mortality rates of smokers who opt to move to vaping as an alternative.</p><p> </p><p>The Department will continue to work with Public Health England (PHE) to monitor the evidence base around e-cigarettes. In the Tobacco Control Plan, published in July 2017, PHE committed to update their evidence report on e-cigarettes and other novel nicotine delivery systems annually until the end of the Parliament in 2022.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-04-17T12:46:26.81Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-17T12:46:26.81Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-11more like thismore than 2018-07-11
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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 Health Services more like this
star 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 steps his Department has taken to promote parity of treatment of mental and physical health conditions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 163060 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government enshrined parity of esteem in physical and mental health in law in the Health and Social Care Act 2012. The NHS Constitution now states that the National Health Service “is designed to improve, prevent, diagnose and treat both physical and mental health problems with equal regard”.</p><p> </p><p>The Department is investing in mental health to expand and improve services via the Mental Health Five Year Forward View. Spending on mental health increased to a planned £11.86 billion in 2017/18. NHS England’s Mental Health Investment Standard requires the local NHS clinical commissioning groups to increase mental health investment by at least the same proportion as overall allocations.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s mandate to NHS England for 2018-19 states that clinical commissioning groups should show “measurable progress towards the parity of esteem for mental health enshrined in the NHS Constitution, particularly for those in vulnerable situations”.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-07-19T14:50:59.383Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-19T14:50:59.383Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this