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star this property date less than 2015-02-09more like thismore than 2015-02-09
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse 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, what estimate he has made of the cost to the NHS of alcohol-related harm in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 223833 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 2015-02-24more like thismore than 2015-02-24
star this property answer text <p>Estimates have been made of the cost to the National Health Service of alcohol related harm at around £2.7 billion per year in 2006-07 and £3.5 billion per year in 2009-10.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Work is ongoing to produce estimates for more recent years.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2015-02-24T17:30:05.16Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-24T17:30:05.16Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
228589
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-19more like thismore than 2015-03-19
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse 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, what estimate he has made of the cost to the economy of alcohol-related harm in the last year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 228427 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 2015-03-24more like thismore than 2015-03-24
star this property answer text <p>Alcohol-related harm was estimated to cost the United Kingdom economy £7.3 billion for 2009-10. Work is ongoing to produce estimates for more recent years.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T17:32:42.66Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T17:32:42.66Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
427632
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Lead: Ammunition 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, what steps he is taking to inform consumers about the lead content of game meat shot with lead ammunition. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 15975 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 2015-11-19more like thismore than 2015-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Government set up the independent Lead Ammunition Group in 2010 to provide advice on risks to wildlife and human health from lead shot game. The Government is considering the independent Lead Ammunition Group’s report on the effect of lead shot on human and wildlife health and will respond as soon as possible The Food Standards Agency (FSA) accepts the expert advice of the UK Committee on Toxicity and the European Food Safety Authority that it is not possible to set a safe level for exposure to lead from food. However, to better understand the potential risk to UK consumers the FSA produced a risk assessment in 2012 based on its survey data from 2007 of game meat samples; Veterinary Medicines Directorate data from the national surveillance scheme was also considered. The FSA risk assessment considered the potential levels of exposure to lead from lead shot game for adults, children and toddlers based on different levels of game meat consumption.</p><p>This risk assessment led to FSA issuing targeted advice to frequent consumers of lead shot game in 2012, warning of the potential risks. The advice was promoted as especially important for vulnerable groups such as toddlers and children, pregnant women and women trying for a baby, as exposure to lead can harm the developing brain and nervous system. The FSA risk assessment was published along with this advice. The Government has not estimated the number of people who regularly consume game meat shot with lead.</p><p>More generally, the FSA, works on behalf of the UK within the European Union to agree harmonised controls to reduce public exposure to lead in the food chain. EU maximum limits apply for lead in a range of foods and these are regularly reviewed by the EU Commission and member states. These maximum limits apply to all food produced in the EU or imported to the EU.</p><p><strong></strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
15988 more like this
16009 more like this
16010 more like this
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less than 2015-11-19T17:27:38.173Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-19T17:27:38.173Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
427633
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Game 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, how much game meat has entered the human food chain from licensed hunting activities on land owned by Government Departments or agencies in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 15977 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 2015-11-19more like thismore than 2015-11-19
star this property answer text <br /><p>As part of its regulation of approved meat establishments, the Food Standards Agency collects throughput figures on the number of animals slaughtered or processed at each premises. Game meat processed at approved game handling establishments will come from trained hunters and be supported by an appropriate declaration. There is no requirement to detail on these declarations whether the game is from land owned by Government Departments or Agencies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2015-11-19T12:09:20.263Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-19T12:09:20.263Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
427650
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Lead 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, what steps he is taking to reduce public exposure to lead in the food chain. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 15988 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 2015-11-19more like thismore than 2015-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Government set up the independent Lead Ammunition Group in 2010 to provide advice on risks to wildlife and human health from lead shot game. The Government is considering the independent Lead Ammunition Group’s report on the effect of lead shot on human and wildlife health and will respond as soon as possible The Food Standards Agency (FSA) accepts the expert advice of the UK Committee on Toxicity and the European Food Safety Authority that it is not possible to set a safe level for exposure to lead from food. However, to better understand the potential risk to UK consumers the FSA produced a risk assessment in 2012 based on its survey data from 2007 of game meat samples; Veterinary Medicines Directorate data from the national surveillance scheme was also considered. The FSA risk assessment considered the potential levels of exposure to lead from lead shot game for adults, children and toddlers based on different levels of game meat consumption.</p><p>This risk assessment led to FSA issuing targeted advice to frequent consumers of lead shot game in 2012, warning of the potential risks. The advice was promoted as especially important for vulnerable groups such as toddlers and children, pregnant women and women trying for a baby, as exposure to lead can harm the developing brain and nervous system. The FSA risk assessment was published along with this advice. The Government has not estimated the number of people who regularly consume game meat shot with lead.</p><p>More generally, the FSA, works on behalf of the UK within the European Union to agree harmonised controls to reduce public exposure to lead in the food chain. EU maximum limits apply for lead in a range of foods and these are regularly reviewed by the EU Commission and member states. These maximum limits apply to all food produced in the EU or imported to the EU.</p><p><strong></strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
15975 more like this
16009 more like this
16010 more like this
16011 more like this
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less than 2015-11-19T17:27:38.25Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-19T17:27:38.25Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
427704
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Game: Lead 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, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) healthy adults, (b) pregnant women and (c) children who regularly consume game meat shot with lead. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 16011 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 2015-11-19more like thismore than 2015-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Government set up the independent Lead Ammunition Group in 2010 to provide advice on risks to wildlife and human health from lead shot game. The Government is considering the independent Lead Ammunition Group’s report on the effect of lead shot on human and wildlife health and will respond as soon as possible The Food Standards Agency (FSA) accepts the expert advice of the UK Committee on Toxicity and the European Food Safety Authority that it is not possible to set a safe level for exposure to lead from food. However, to better understand the potential risk to UK consumers the FSA produced a risk assessment in 2012 based on its survey data from 2007 of game meat samples; Veterinary Medicines Directorate data from the national surveillance scheme was also considered. The FSA risk assessment considered the potential levels of exposure to lead from lead shot game for adults, children and toddlers based on different levels of game meat consumption.</p><p>This risk assessment led to FSA issuing targeted advice to frequent consumers of lead shot game in 2012, warning of the potential risks. The advice was promoted as especially important for vulnerable groups such as toddlers and children, pregnant women and women trying for a baby, as exposure to lead can harm the developing brain and nervous system. The FSA risk assessment was published along with this advice. The Government has not estimated the number of people who regularly consume game meat shot with lead.</p><p>More generally, the FSA, works on behalf of the UK within the European Union to agree harmonised controls to reduce public exposure to lead in the food chain. EU maximum limits apply for lead in a range of foods and these are regularly reviewed by the EU Commission and member states. These maximum limits apply to all food produced in the EU or imported to the EU.</p><p><strong></strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
15975 more like this
15988 more like this
16009 more like this
16010 more like this
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less than 2015-11-19T17:27:38.447Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-19T17:27:38.447Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
427705
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Lead: Health Hazards 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, what level of lead consumption his Department has defined as safe; and what evidence his Department has received on the mean level of lead in (a) game meat and (b) game meat shot with lead ammunition. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 16009 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 2015-11-19more like thismore than 2015-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Government set up the independent Lead Ammunition Group in 2010 to provide advice on risks to wildlife and human health from lead shot game. The Government is considering the independent Lead Ammunition Group’s report on the effect of lead shot on human and wildlife health and will respond as soon as possible The Food Standards Agency (FSA) accepts the expert advice of the UK Committee on Toxicity and the European Food Safety Authority that it is not possible to set a safe level for exposure to lead from food. However, to better understand the potential risk to UK consumers the FSA produced a risk assessment in 2012 based on its survey data from 2007 of game meat samples; Veterinary Medicines Directorate data from the national surveillance scheme was also considered. The FSA risk assessment considered the potential levels of exposure to lead from lead shot game for adults, children and toddlers based on different levels of game meat consumption.</p><p>This risk assessment led to FSA issuing targeted advice to frequent consumers of lead shot game in 2012, warning of the potential risks. The advice was promoted as especially important for vulnerable groups such as toddlers and children, pregnant women and women trying for a baby, as exposure to lead can harm the developing brain and nervous system. The FSA risk assessment was published along with this advice. The Government has not estimated the number of people who regularly consume game meat shot with lead.</p><p>More generally, the FSA, works on behalf of the UK within the European Union to agree harmonised controls to reduce public exposure to lead in the food chain. EU maximum limits apply for lead in a range of foods and these are regularly reviewed by the EU Commission and member states. These maximum limits apply to all food produced in the EU or imported to the EU.</p><p><strong></strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
15975 more like this
15988 more like this
16010 more like this
16011 more like this
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less than 2015-11-19T17:27:38.317Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-19T17:27:38.317Z
star this property answering member
3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
427706
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Game: Lead more like this
unstar 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, what assessment his Department has made of the safe level of consumption of game killed with lead ammunition for (a) healthy adults, (b) pregnant women and (c) children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 16010 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 2015-11-19more like thismore than 2015-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Government set up the independent Lead Ammunition Group in 2010 to provide advice on risks to wildlife and human health from lead shot game. The Government is considering the independent Lead Ammunition Group’s report on the effect of lead shot on human and wildlife health and will respond as soon as possible The Food Standards Agency (FSA) accepts the expert advice of the UK Committee on Toxicity and the European Food Safety Authority that it is not possible to set a safe level for exposure to lead from food. However, to better understand the potential risk to UK consumers the FSA produced a risk assessment in 2012 based on its survey data from 2007 of game meat samples; Veterinary Medicines Directorate data from the national surveillance scheme was also considered. The FSA risk assessment considered the potential levels of exposure to lead from lead shot game for adults, children and toddlers based on different levels of game meat consumption.</p><p>This risk assessment led to FSA issuing targeted advice to frequent consumers of lead shot game in 2012, warning of the potential risks. The advice was promoted as especially important for vulnerable groups such as toddlers and children, pregnant women and women trying for a baby, as exposure to lead can harm the developing brain and nervous system. The FSA risk assessment was published along with this advice. The Government has not estimated the number of people who regularly consume game meat shot with lead.</p><p>More generally, the FSA, works on behalf of the UK within the European Union to agree harmonised controls to reduce public exposure to lead in the food chain. EU maximum limits apply for lead in a range of foods and these are regularly reviewed by the EU Commission and member states. These maximum limits apply to all food produced in the EU or imported to the EU.</p><p><strong></strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
15975 more like this
15988 more like this
16009 more like this
16011 more like this
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less than 2015-11-19T17:27:38.38Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-19T17:27:38.38Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Exercise more like this
unstar 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, if he will include physical activity as a top-tier issue of public health when outlining the annual remit of Public Health England for 2016-17. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 15987 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-19more like thismore than 2015-11-19
star this property answer text <p>We will determine the priorities for Public Health England (PHE) in 2016/17 in due course, and these will be set out in the remit and strategic priorities letter issued to PHE.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2015-11-19T12:11:12.053Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-19T12:11:12.053Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
427754
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Exercise more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he plans to take to fully integrate physical activity into the care pathways of all long-term conditions where it has a proven beneficial effect. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 15984 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 2015-11-17more like thismore than 2015-11-17
star this property answer text <p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published various pieces of guidance covering long-term conditions, and this guidance promotes physical activity where is it shown to have a beneficial effect.</p><br /><p>In addition to this, Public Health England (PHE) has highlighted the important role of physical activity in the prevention, treatment and management of many long-term conditions in Everybody Active Every Day, a national evidence-based framework for action to reduce inactivity in England launched in 2014.</p><br /><p>Since then there has been sustained action to support the integration of physical activity into clinical practice.</p><br /><p>This has included:</p><br /><p>- The launch of a new set of teaching resources designed to integrating into the curriculum on physical activity for medical, nursing and allied health professional university departments. To date these have been taken up by 15 United Kingdom medical schools, 4 UK Schools of Health (dietetics/physio/OT and AHPs) and 5 international schools of Allied Health Professionals;</p><p>- The launch of a series of nine e-learning modules on physical activity in the treatment and prevention of long term conditions on the BMJ E-learning platform alongside e-learning on Motivational interviewing techniques, funded by PHE;</p><p>- The launch of a new info-graphic to support healthcare professionals to understand and put into practice the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines on physical activity for adults, a further graphic is in development to support the guidelines for children and young people;</p><p>- An expanded pilot of the general practitioner clinical champion programme by PHE;</p><p>- Continued work with the Richmond group of charities who are building on the work of Macmillan and Breakthrough Breast Cancer to support integration of physical activity into clinical practice and care pathways and also raise the understanding amongst the third sector and wider communities of its important role; and</p><p>- Continued work with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, Chartered Institute of Physiotherapists and other professional bodies to raise the awareness across the profession, and ensuring that physical activity is considered as a key part of the Making Every Contact Count approach across health and social care.</p><br /><p>Further work is being considered for 2016/17 around how better to support the commissioning of evidence-based exercise referral programmes for specific conditions as recommended by NICE.</p><br /> <br /> <br />
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2015-11-17T16:23:10.897Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-17T16:23:10.897Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter