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star this property date less than 2016-07-18more like thismore than 2016-07-18
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Smoking: Death 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, what data exists about the proportion of excess mortality in lower socioeconomic status groups due to smoking-related diseases; whether the forthcoming tobacco control strategy for England will contain measures to address that issue; and when he expects to publish the next tobacco control strategy for England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 43155 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 2016-07-25more like thismore than 2016-07-25
star this property answer text <p>The independent review into health inequalities in England undertaken by Professor Sir Michael Marmot culminated in the publication in 2010 of Fair Society, Healthy Lives. The review identified the most effective evidence-based strategies for reducing health inequalities in England and made the following recommendation:</p><p> </p><p>“Tobacco control is central to any strategy to tackle health inequalities as smoking accounts for approximately half of the difference in life expectancy between the lowest and highest income groups. Smoking-related death rates are two to three times higher in low-income groups than in wealthier social groups.”</p><p> </p><p>The new tobacco control plan is currently being developed and Ministers will decide on an appropriate publication date in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicola Blackwood more like this
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less than 2016-07-25T16:19:17.6Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-25T16:19:17.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-16more like thismore than 2016-03-16
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital 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, what progress has been made on the rebuilding of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 904268 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 2016-03-22more like thismore than 2016-03-22
star this property answer text <p>A Full Business Case for the redevelopment of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital will go to the trust board later this month and the approved version will be submitted to NHS Improvement for review. This is now very much a priority project for the Department and NHS Improvement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ipswich more like this
star this property answering member printed Ben Gummer more like this
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less than 2016-03-22T14:38:59.477Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-22T14:38:59.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ben Gummer more like this
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4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
518354
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-04more like thismore than 2016-05-04
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital 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, what progress has been made on approving the business case for rebuilding the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 904956 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 2016-05-10more like thismore than 2016-05-10
star this property answer text <p>A Full Business Case for the new inpatient ward at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital was submitted to NHS Improvement for review on 6 April 2016 and is due for consideration in June 2016. This remains a priority project for the Department and NHS Improvement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2016-05-10T16:22:25.093Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-10T16:22:25.093Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-05more like thismore than 2014-09-05
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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
unstar this property hansard heading In Vitro Fertilisation 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, if he will revise his definition of genetic modification to include manipulations of mitochondrial DNA. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 208378 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 2014-09-12more like thismore than 2014-09-12
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Department decided that, because there is no existing universally agreed definition of genetic modification in humans, it would adopt a working definition. The definition that has been adopted is that genetic modification involves the germ-line modification of nuclear DNA (in the chromosomes) that can be passed on to future generations.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We have no current plans to revise the working definition but will keep it under review.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2014-09-12T10:16:45.8661659Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-12T10:16:45.8661659Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-06more like thismore than 2015-11-06
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Health Education 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, what steps his Department is taking to support and promote Self Care Week; and what promotional materials he is disseminating in the NHS to support that campaign. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 15253 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 2015-11-16more like thismore than 2015-11-16
star this property answer text <p>Self-care week is managed and promoted by the Self-Care Forum, an organisation which seeks to embed approaches to self-care it into everyday life and to educate and empower people to manage their own health and wellbeing. The Self Care Forum has been running its annual awareness campaign since 2011. This year, self-care week is taking place from 16-22 of November and the theme is ‘self-care for life’.</p><br /><p>The Self Care Forum has produced a range of promotional literature including posters, leaflets and a communication pack to help NHS services and other organisations raise awareness of self-care week locally. These materials are freely available from its website and can be found at the following link:</p><br /><p><a href="http://www.selfcareforum.org/events/self-care-week-resources/" target="_blank">www.selfcareforum.org/events/self-care-week-resources/</a></p><br /><p>As in previous years, NHS England is promoting Self Care Week and the ‘self-care for life’. Further information can be found at the following link:</p><br /><p><a href="http://www.england.nhs.uk/2015/09/09/self-care-week/" target="_blank">www.england.nhs.uk/2015/09/09/self-care-week/</a></p><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 2015-11-16T17:49:22.71Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-16T17:49:22.71Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
518247
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-09more like thismore than 2016-05-09
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Vitamin D 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, how many tests for Vitamin D were carried out by pathology laboratories in England in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2014-15 and (c) 2013-14; and what the cost to the NHS was of providing such tests in each of those years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 36746 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 2016-05-11more like thismore than 2016-05-11
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held centrally. Clinical commissioning groups are responsible for commissioning laboratory testing locally.</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 2016-05-11T13:01:40.427Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-11T13:01:40.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-03more like thismore than 2016-06-03
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Smoking: 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, how much his Department spent on campaigns to promote the cessation of smoking in 2015-16; what estimate he has made of planned expenditure by his Department on smoking cessation campaigns in 2016-17; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 39228 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 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England took over all the public health campaigns formerly run by the Department on 1 April 2013.</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 2016-06-13T16:53:02.87Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T16:53:02.87Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-05more like thismore than 2014-09-05
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Abortion 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, if he will direct the General Medical Council to release papers relating to the pre-signing of abortion HSA1 certificates by doctors to the police for investigation under the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 and Perjury Act 1911. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 208379 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 2014-09-12more like thismore than 2014-09-12
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Department considers the pre-signing of forms without any consideration of information relating to the woman to be incompatible with the requirements of the Abortion Act.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The General Medical Council (GMC) is an independent statutory body, and the Secretary of State does not have any express legal powers to direct the GMC.</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 2014-09-12T10:19:09.7852798Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-12T10:19:09.7852798Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter