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752443
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many NHS Trusts achieved Improving Quality in Physiological Services accreditation for their paediatric audiology service in each of the last five financial years. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL889 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL887 more like this
HL890 more like this
HL891 more like this
HL979 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.703Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.703Z
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4330
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752445
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many contracts for Specialist Audiology Services used by children, and commissioned directly by NHS England, are due to be renegotiated in the financial year 2017-18. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL891 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL887 more like this
HL889 more like this
HL890 more like this
HL979 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.93Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.93Z
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4330
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752444
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many contracts for Specialist Audiology Services used by children, and commissioned directly by NHS England, were signed in the financial years (1) 2015-16, and (2) 2016-17. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL890 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL887 more like this
HL889 more like this
HL891 more like this
HL979 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.807Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.807Z
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4330
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752446
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government when NHS England plans to produce a commissioning specification for Specialist Audiology Services used by children and commissioned directly by NHS England. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL892 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>NHS England has produced the following service specifications for audiology services that it commissions, which apply to all ages and sit in the Trauma Programme of Care (Specialised Ear and Ophthalmology Services):</p><p> </p><p>- Specialised Ear Surgery: Cochlear Implants (All Ages); and</p><p>- Implantable Hearing Aids for Microtia, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids and Middle Ear Implants (All Ages).</p><p> </p><p>Copies of these service specifications are attached.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England has no plans to publish further service specifications for specialist audiology services used by children.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England has also published commissioning policies for the following services that are available for children:</p><p> </p><p>- Auditory brainstem implant with congential abnomalities of the auditory nerves of cochleae;</p><p>- Bone Anchored Hearing Aids; and</p><p>- Bone conducting hearing implants for hearing loss (all ages).</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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star this property file name d09-ear-surg-coch-0414.pdf more like this
star this property title Specialised Ear Surgery service specification more like this
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star this property file name d09-implan-hear-aids.pdf more like this
star this property title Implantable Hearing Aids service specification more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:41:47.597Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:41:47.597Z
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4330
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752499
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government when the next meeting of the Crisis Care Concordat Steering Group will take place. more like this
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Baroness Walmsley more like this
star this property uin HL945 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Departmental officials are liaising with Home Office officials to make arrangements for the next Crisis care Concordat Steering Group meeting later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:51:52.883Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:51:52.883Z
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4330
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2547
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Walmsley more like this
753291
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to ensure that Clinical Commissioning Groups are notified when a paediatric audiology service does not meet the standards for Improving Quality in Physiological Services accreditation following an assessment visit. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL979 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL887 more like this
HL889 more like this
HL890 more like this
HL891 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:44.047Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:44.047Z
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4330
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752441
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government which organisation is responsible for ensuring that a paediatric audiology service that has not met the standards for Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation addresses the problems found during the accreditation visit. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL887 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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HL889 more like this
HL890 more like this
HL891 more like this
HL979 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.553Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.553Z
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4330
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
753272
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord O’Shaughnessy on 23 January (HL4387) and on 3 February (HL4841), whether the new data collection on extended access to general practice includes data on the number of days that general practices were continuously closed over the Christmas and New Year holidays 2016-17; if so, why the Written Answer on 23 January stated that the Department of Health does not hold that information; and if not, whether they intend to extend that data collection to such information. more like this
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Lord Birt more like this
star this property uin HL960 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The extended access data collection does not collect this information. There are no plans to extend the data collection to cover specific arrangements such as holiday cover. The data collection was agreed following negotiations between the General Practitioner Committee and NHS England, and any change or amendment to it would require further negotiation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:47:45.833Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:47:45.833Z
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4330
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2533
star this property label Biography information for Lord Birt more like this
752667
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading Abortion 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, how many abortions performed later than 24 weeks gestation received funding from the public purse in the 2016-17 financial year. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Lewes more like this
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Maria Caulfield more like this
star this property uin 5094 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Abortion data is collected for calendar year, rather than financial year. Abortions undertaken at 24 weeks and over can only be carried out in an National Health Service hospital. In 2016, 221 NHS funded abortions were performed for residents of England and Wales at 24 weeks’ gestation or later. An additional five abortions at 24 weeks or later were carried out in NHS hospitals but were privately funded.</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 2017-07-20T14:00:19.237Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:00:19.237Z
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4065
unstar this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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4492
star this property label Biography information for Maria Caulfield more like this
752656
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading NHS: Fund Raising 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, how many appeals for fundraising by the public have been supported by the NHS for (a) NHS equipment and (b) NHS services in the last three years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 5419 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>This information is not collected centrally. The Department does not set criteria to assess the merits of launching such appeals and no assessment has been made of their effect on geographical health inequalities. We are aware that many people are keen to support the National Health Service through charitable activity, often after they or their family have received good care from their local NHS.</p><p> </p><p>NHS charities are independent of NHS trusts, their funds and assets are not Exchequer funds, and are held for the beneficiaries of the charity only. Funds donated to the NHS must therefore be managed separately from an NHS body’s own monies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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5420 more like this
5421 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:26:32.637Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:26:32.637Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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1484
star this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this