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star this property date less than 2016-12-12more like thismore than 2016-12-12
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Exiting the European Union: Staff 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 Exiting the European Union, what measures his Department has in place to support those of its staff who have mental health problems. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
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Helen Whately more like this
star this property uin 57141 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-20more like thismore than 2016-12-20
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Exiting the European Union is committed to ensuring staff with mental health problems do not face any barriers to success. The Department has two dedicated disability champions and an equalities network to provide support. We are also in the process of introducing training for a number of our staff to enable them to become mental health first aiders. The Department is putting plans in place to ensure the steps established in the 2016 Talent Action Plan are in place in order to help the Civil Service become the most inclusive employer in the UK.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robin Walker more like this
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less than 2016-12-20T14:18:49.04Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-20T14:18:49.04Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Whately remove filter
1059820
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading General Practitioners: Faversham and Mid Kent 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 estimate he has made of the average number of patients seen at each GP practice in the Faversham and Mid Kent constituency per day; and what guidance his Department provides on the safe number of patient contacts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
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Helen Whately more like this
star this property uin 220310 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>The number of patients registered to individual general practitioners (GPs) is not collected or held centrally. The number of patients registered in each GP practice in England is published monthly in NHS Digital’s ‘Patients Registered at a GP Practice’ publication. Practices are grouped according to their clinical commissioning group not parliamentary constituency.</p><p> </p><p>Each general practice is required to provide services to meet the reasonable needs of their registered population. There is no recommendation for how many patients a GP should have, as the demand each patient places on their GP is different and can be affected by various factors, including rurality and patient demographics. The workforce required for each practice to meet patient needs also includes a range of health professionals in addition to GPs themselves, and the best skill mix is for practices to determine.</p><p> </p><p>The average number of patients seen at each GP practice in the Faversham and Mid Kent constituency per day is not held centrally. The average number of appointments per day is only available nationally or for individual clinical commissioning groups.</p><p> </p><p>General practices are independent contractors to the National Health Service and their contracts require them to provide essential and additional services at such times within core hours, as are appropriate to meet the reasonable needs of patients. Core hours for GP practices contracted under General Medical Services (GMS) contracts are defined as 8:00 – 18:30, Monday – Friday, excluding weekends and bank holidays. Core hours for locally negotiated Personal Medical Services and Alternative Provider Medical Services are set out in their contract but largely mirror GMS opening hours or longer.</p><p> </p><p>It is for each practice to determine any appointments system which they feel best meets the needs of their patients. Also, it is for GP practices to organise the delivery of their services to meet the terms of their contracts and to meet quality and safety standards set by the Care Quality Commission. Contractually, GP practices should report any disruption in the delivery of their services which could compromise their ability to meet the needs of their patients. GP practices may seek support from their local commissioner, including agreement to close the practice list to new patients or temporary suspension of patient registrations.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 220309 more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T11:47:56.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T11:47:56.837Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Whately remove filter
1059818
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading General Practitioners: Faversham and Mid Kent 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, how many patients are registered with each GP in Faversham and Mid Kent Constituency; and what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of GPs per head of population. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
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Helen Whately more like this
star this property uin 220309 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>The number of patients registered to individual general practitioners (GPs) is not collected or held centrally. The number of patients registered in each GP practice in England is published monthly in NHS Digital’s ‘Patients Registered at a GP Practice’ publication. Practices are grouped according to their clinical commissioning group not parliamentary constituency.</p><p> </p><p>Each general practice is required to provide services to meet the reasonable needs of their registered population. There is no recommendation for how many patients a GP should have, as the demand each patient places on their GP is different and can be affected by various factors, including rurality and patient demographics. The workforce required for each practice to meet patient needs also includes a range of health professionals in addition to GPs themselves, and the best skill mix is for practices to determine.</p><p> </p><p>The average number of patients seen at each GP practice in the Faversham and Mid Kent constituency per day is not held centrally. The average number of appointments per day is only available nationally or for individual clinical commissioning groups.</p><p> </p><p>General practices are independent contractors to the National Health Service and their contracts require them to provide essential and additional services at such times within core hours, as are appropriate to meet the reasonable needs of patients. Core hours for GP practices contracted under General Medical Services (GMS) contracts are defined as 8:00 – 18:30, Monday – Friday, excluding weekends and bank holidays. Core hours for locally negotiated Personal Medical Services and Alternative Provider Medical Services are set out in their contract but largely mirror GMS opening hours or longer.</p><p> </p><p>It is for each practice to determine any appointments system which they feel best meets the needs of their patients. Also, it is for GP practices to organise the delivery of their services to meet the terms of their contracts and to meet quality and safety standards set by the Care Quality Commission. Contractually, GP practices should report any disruption in the delivery of their services which could compromise their ability to meet the needs of their patients. GP practices may seek support from their local commissioner, including agreement to close the practice list to new patients or temporary suspension of patient registrations.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 220310 more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T11:47:56.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T11:47:56.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Whately remove filter
1059014
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Vaccination: 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, when the Government plans to publish a response to the consultation the Cost effectiveness methodology for vaccination programmes, published on 26 February 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
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Helen Whately more like this
star this property uin 219521 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>The Department is currently considering its response to the Committee on Cost Effectiveness Methodology for Immunisation Programmes and Procurement (CEMIPP). The consultation on the CEMIPP report closed on 28 June 2018. The Department is currently considering its response to make sure that rules for immunisation are fair, transparent and justifiable.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 219520 more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T17:26:37.797Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T17:26:37.797Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Whately remove filter
1059012
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Vaccination: 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 merits of the recommendations made by the Committee on cost effectiveness methodology for immunisation programmes and procurement, published in February 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
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Helen Whately more like this
star this property uin 219520 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>The Department is currently considering its response to the Committee on Cost Effectiveness Methodology for Immunisation Programmes and Procurement (CEMIPP). The consultation on the CEMIPP report closed on 28 June 2018. The Department is currently considering its response to make sure that rules for immunisation are fair, transparent and justifiable.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 219521 more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T17:26:37.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T17:26:37.763Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Whately remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Nutrition: Fruit and Vegetables 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 promote the consumption of UK (a) fruit and (b) vegetables. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
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Helen Whately more like this
star this property uin 143817 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-22more like thismore than 2018-05-22
star this property answer text <p>The Government recommends eating at least five portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables a day as part of a healthy balanced diet.</p><p> </p><p>The national food model the Eatwell Guide provides a visual representation of the types and proportions of the foods needed for a healthy, balanced diet, and depicts a diet rich in fruit and vegetables; the guide can be accessed here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/the-eatwell-guide/" target="_blank">https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/the-eatwell-guide/</a></p><p> </p><p>In 2016, the Government’s 5 A Day campaign was refreshed with publication of a new set of 5 A Day logos by Public Health England. The 5 A Day message is embedded in the Eatwell Guide and communicated alongside other healthy eating advice including the Start4Life, Change4Life and One You campaigns, the NHS Choices website as well as Public Health England’s catering guidance.</p><p> </p><p>The School Fruit and Vegetables Scheme provides 2.3 million children in Key Stage 1 with a portion of fresh fruit or vegetables each day at school; over 16,000 institutions are signed up to this scheme. Approximately 445 million pieces of fruit and vegetables are distributed to children annually. Schools are encouraged to use it as an opportunity to educate children about fruit and vegetables and to assist a healthy, balanced diet.</p>
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 2018-05-22T14:10:39.323Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-22T14:10:39.323Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Whately remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-19more like thismore than 2018-03-19
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Analgesics: Children 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, how many people under the age of 18 have been admitted to hospital as a result of overdosing on (a) paracetamol and (b) ibuprofenin in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
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Helen Whately more like this
star this property uin 133186 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-27more like thismore than 2018-03-27
star this property answer text <p>The data requested is not held centrally.</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 2018-03-27T11:57:24.013Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-27T11:57:24.013Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Whately remove filter
806107
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-13more like thismore than 2017-12-13
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar 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 Meningitis: 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 assessment he has made of the effect to date of his Department's steps to raise awareness of Meningitis; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
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Helen Whately more like this
star this property uin 119308 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) produces a range of training materials for immunisers, which includes information on vaccination programmes, training events and newsletters. It collaborates with charities to support their work to improve healthcare worker knowledge on meningococcal disease, including through the development and distribution of information aimed at all healthcare professionals.</p><p> </p><p>In 2015-16, PHE spent £50,000 on media to raise awareness of the Meningitis ACWY immunisation. A wide range of communications with young people and their parents was undertaken. Media budgets for financial year 2016-17 are not yet finalised.</p><p> </p><p>In 2016-17, PHE provided a £24,000 grant to Meningitis Research Foundation and Meningitis Now, to support their work to increase awareness and knowledge of meningitis and septicaemia symptoms amongst parents. Activities included: inserting 350,000 copies of ‘Babywatch’ and ‘Totwatch’ information materials into the ‘red book’ provided to all new mothers; distributing ‘Babywatch’ toolkit containing cards and posters to 500 maternity units and special care baby units; and a social media campaign to promote Meningitis Now’s ‘Meningitis Signs and Symptoms’ app.</p><p> </p><p>Meningitis Now’s social media campaign generated almost 4 million opportunities to see their adverts (“impressions”) and there were 470,522 views of their videos about the symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia, with the majority of views coming from people new to the charity. This resulted in an 80% rise in downloads of the campaign app. The charity also had nearly 300 new orders for signs and symptoms cards.</p><p> </p><p>Research conducted by PHE in 2016 showed a high level of awareness of meningitis. More than 80% of parents and 70% of 14-25 year olds reported that they had knowledge of meningitis.</p><p> </p><p>The research commissioned by PHE confirmed that awareness of meningitis and septicaemia is high amongst parents but gave recommendations on how existing charity promotional materials could be improved to help parents.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 119307 more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T16:47:06.607Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T16:47:06.607Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Whately remove filter
806106
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-13more like thismore than 2017-12-13
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar 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 Meningitis: Health Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 has taken to raise awareness of meningitis since 2015; and how much has been spent from the public purse on raising awareness of meningitis in that period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
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Helen Whately more like this
star this property uin 119307 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) produces a range of training materials for immunisers, which includes information on vaccination programmes, training events and newsletters. It collaborates with charities to support their work to improve healthcare worker knowledge on meningococcal disease, including through the development and distribution of information aimed at all healthcare professionals.</p><p> </p><p>In 2015-16, PHE spent £50,000 on media to raise awareness of the Meningitis ACWY immunisation. A wide range of communications with young people and their parents was undertaken. Media budgets for financial year 2016-17 are not yet finalised.</p><p> </p><p>In 2016-17, PHE provided a £24,000 grant to Meningitis Research Foundation and Meningitis Now, to support their work to increase awareness and knowledge of meningitis and septicaemia symptoms amongst parents. Activities included: inserting 350,000 copies of ‘Babywatch’ and ‘Totwatch’ information materials into the ‘red book’ provided to all new mothers; distributing ‘Babywatch’ toolkit containing cards and posters to 500 maternity units and special care baby units; and a social media campaign to promote Meningitis Now’s ‘Meningitis Signs and Symptoms’ app.</p><p> </p><p>Meningitis Now’s social media campaign generated almost 4 million opportunities to see their adverts (“impressions”) and there were 470,522 views of their videos about the symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia, with the majority of views coming from people new to the charity. This resulted in an 80% rise in downloads of the campaign app. The charity also had nearly 300 new orders for signs and symptoms cards.</p><p> </p><p>Research conducted by PHE in 2016 showed a high level of awareness of meningitis. More than 80% of parents and 70% of 14-25 year olds reported that they had knowledge of meningitis.</p><p> </p><p>The research commissioned by PHE confirmed that awareness of meningitis and septicaemia is high amongst parents but gave recommendations on how existing charity promotional materials could be improved to help parents.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 119308 more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T16:47:06.547Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T16:47:06.547Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Whately remove filter
806108
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-13more like thismore than 2017-12-13
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar 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 Vaccination 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, when he plans to publish the Cost Effectiveness Methodology for Immunisation Programmes and Procurement report into vaccine cost-effectiveness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
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Helen Whately more like this
star this property uin 119309 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The Cost Effectiveness Methodology for Immunisation Programmes and Procurement (CEMIPP) report is technically complex with potential implications that could extend beyond immunisation. This report was referred to the Appraisal Alignment Working Group (AAWG) for further advice. The Department will consider the CEMIPP report alongside the AAWG advice and remains committed to publishing the CEMIPP report in due course.</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 2017-12-21T16:44:23.273Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T16:44:23.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Whately remove filter