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star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Preventive Medicine more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what is his timeframe is for the publication of the Prevention Green Paper. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 273728 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by the former Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Steve Brine MP) to the hon. Member for Glasgow Central (Alison Thewliss MP) on 16 January 2019 to Question <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2019-01-09/206879/" target="_blank">206879</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T16:25:26.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T16:25:26.753Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake remove filter
1137162
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Obesity: Children 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 and Social Care, with reference to the Childhood Obesity Plan: a plan for action, chapter 2, published on 25 June 2018, what progress he has made on reducing children's consumption of sugary drinks and food. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 273730 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The National Diet and Nutrition Survey is used to monitor consumption trends in the United Kingdom population. Data covering the period after publication of the Childhood Obesity Plan will become available in 2020.</p><p>As part of the Childhood Obesity Plan, Public Health England (PHE) oversees a sugar reduction programme. In May 2018, PHE published a report assessing progress in the first year of the programme. This showed sugar in retailer own brand and manufacturer branded products reduced by 2% overall, with larger reductions in some individual product categories. Sugar in drinks covered by the Soft Drinks Industry Levy reduced by 11%. Data also showed that consumers are buying more drinks that have sugar levels below five grams per 100 millilitres. The report is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/709008/Sugar_reduction_progress_report.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/709008/Sugar_reduction_progress_report.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T16:26:56.517Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T16:26:56.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake remove filter
1134110
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination 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 (a) number of doses of flu vaccine required in winter 2019-20 and (b) proportion of those doses which will need to be sourced from outside the UK; and what plans he has in place to ensure the adequate supply of flu vaccine in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 31 October 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 268344 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 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
unstar this property answer text <p>Flu vaccines for people aged 18 years and older are procured directly from manufacturers and suppliers by providers, based on their local assessment of need. The procurement and distribution of flu vaccines for the children’s aspect of the national flu programme is managed by Public Health England (PHE). Doses of flu vaccine for 2019/20 is estimated using end of season for 2018/19 that are published on GOV.UK at the following links:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/seasonal-flu-vaccine-uptake-in-gp-patients-monthly-data-2018-to-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/seasonal-flu-vaccine-uptake-in-gp-patients-monthly-data-2018-to-2019</a></p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/seasonal-flu-vaccine-uptake-in-healthcare-workers-monthly-data-2018-to-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/seasonal-flu-vaccine-uptake-in-healthcare-workers-monthly-data-2018-to-2019</a></p><p>Seasonal flu vaccines for 2019/20 are currently being manufactured and due for delivery to the market in the autumn. Vaccine production is a complex and multi-stage process, which will involve a touch-point outside of the United Kingdom.</p><p>Officials continuously monitor the flu vaccine supply landscape to enable timely and appropriate action to be taken in the event of supply issues.</p><p>The Department, PHE and NHS England are in regular discussion with the manufacturers to ensure they have appropriate contingency plans in place to prepare for a potential ‘no deal’ scenario.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T15:20:53.833Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T15:20:53.833Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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1130460
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination 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 and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the level of uptake of the most recent flu vaccine. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 261072 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
unstar this property answer text <p>Cumulative influenza vaccine uptake is collected and evaluated by Public Health England (PHE) nationally and locally. The 2018 to 2019 season included the extension of the childhood programme to all those aged nine rising to 10 years old as well as the phased delivery of the newly licensed adjuvanted vaccine for those aged 65 and over.</p><p>The national school-age vaccination programme achieved the highest levels of vaccine uptake since it started (60.8%, 2,461,563/4,051,698 in 2018/19, compared to 59.5% in 2017/18 1,998,538/3,360,997). Vaccine uptake for the pre-school children’s influenza vaccine programme has also increased further compared to previous seasons. The following table shows uptake figures for 2018/19 and 2017/18.</p><p>Uptake in adult target groups was similar or slightly lower compared to recent seasons and further work is needed to identify underpinning reasons so that uptake can be improved.</p><p>Comparison of flu uptake in groups vaccinated in general practice.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Group</p></td><td><p>2018/19</p></td><td><p>2017/18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>65 and over</p></td><td><p>72.0% 7,260,596/10,087,873/-</p></td><td><p>72.9% 7,309,125/10,032,613</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>At risk</p></td><td><p>48.0% 3,276,592/6,820,919</p></td><td><p>49.7% 3,353,724/6,742,316</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Pregnant</p></td><td><p>45.2% 293,359/649,233</p></td><td><p>47.0% 318,057/676,159</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Two and three year olds combined</p></td><td><p>44.9% 593706/1,322,663</p></td><td><p>44.0% 585791/1,330,150</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/804889/Seasonal_influenza_vaccine_uptake_in_GP_patients_1819.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/804889/Seasonal_influenza_vaccine_uptake_in_GP_patients_1819.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The frontline health care workers with direct patient care saw the highest uptake since the programme started in 2002/3 (70.3% in 2018/19 738488/1,051,038).</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-14T12:54:11.043Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-14T12:54:11.043Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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1129141
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Animal Products: Labelling 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 and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the costs which will be accrued as a result of the cost of changing stamps bearing the UK's ISO mark for animal products from EC to GB if the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 258880 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
unstar this property answer text <p>As part of preparations for leaving the European Union, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has taken steps to change the United Kingdom’s health and identification marks so that products of animal origin can continue to be exported to the EU and non-EU countries, should the UK leave the EU in a no deal situation.</p><p>FSA operational staff apply the health mark, sometimes referred to as the health stamp to meat carcases to indicate that the product has been inspected and passed fit for human consumption. The FSA has procured and distributed new health marks to all its operational staff located in England and Wales at an approximate cost of £50,000.</p><p>Further guidance on the form of the new health and identification mark is publicly available on the FSA’s website at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/eu-exit-changes-to-health-and-identification-marks" target="_blank">https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/eu-exit-changes-to-health-and-identification-marks</a></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T15:33:20.407Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T15:33:20.407Z
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1125623
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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Cannabis: Medical Treatments more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to (a) increase public consultation on the creation of interim guidance for medicinal cannabis and (b) ensure patient and health professional organisations are engaged in the Department’s working group on medicinal cannabis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 252465 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department does not have a standing working group on medicinal cannabis. It has, however, held a number of engagement events with representatives of patients and health professionals in relation to this policy.</p><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has been commissioned to update and replace interim clinical guidelines on the prescribing of cannabis-based products for medicinal use by October 2019. NICE has consulted with a wide range of stakeholders on the draft scope of the guidelines, including a stakeholder workshop held on 6 November 2018, which was attended by patient and health professional organisations. NICE is expected to issue a public consultation on draft guidelines, which will commence in summer 2019. Anyone interested in this topic, who wants to be involved in the consultation process, can register as a stakeholder at www.nice.org.uk by searching “GID-NG10124”.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T15:25:08.807Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T15:25:08.807Z
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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Voluntary Scheme for Branded Medicines Pricing and Access more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has plans to involve patient organisations in setting the success factors for the 2019 Voluntary Scheme for Branded Medicines Pricing and Access as part of the first operational review meeting. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has engaged with patient organisations on multiple occasions as part of the negotiation and implementation of the voluntary scheme. The Department is currently working closely with NHS England and the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry to develop success factors for the 2019 voluntary scheme and will keep patient groups informed on progress.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T12:34:07.99Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T12:34:07.99Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Cannabis: Medical Treatments 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 and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that patient and health professional organisations are engaged in the Department's working group on medicinal cannabis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 247543 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-03more like thismore than 2019-05-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has held a number of engagement events with representatives of patients and health professionals in relation to this policy.</p><p>The Department has also arranged three meetings with stakeholders, ahead of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence publishing its guidelines on the prescribing of cannabis-based products for medicinal use in October 2019. These meetings are attended by relevant Government departments, public bodies including advisory committees and professional clinical organisations. The purpose of these meetings is to make sure work, already commissioned to implement policy on medicinal cannabis, continues to align in the interim period before the guidelines are issued.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-03T13:02:14.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-03T13:02:14.267Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake remove filter