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star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Cancer: Counselling 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 and Social Care, what plans the Government has to ensure that people with cancer are able to access psychological and emotional support. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 909320 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 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>By 2021, every person diagnosed with cancer will have access, where appropriate, to personalised care, including a needs assessment, a care plan and health and wellbeing information and support. The needs assessment guides a conversation about the person’s holistic needs (physical, psychosocial, financial and social) in order to identify any concerns, including psychological and emotional.</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 2019-02-19T17:25:31.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T17:25:31.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
451413
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-03more like thismore than 2016-02-03
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Mental Health Services: Children 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, what assessment he has made of the quantity and quality of specialist therapeutic support available to children who have experienced abuse. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 903553 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 2016-02-09more like thismore than 2016-02-09
star this property answer text <p>Children who have been abused may require a range of services to meet their needs. Local commissioners are responsible for assessing local need and ensuring the delivery of appropriate services. Local partners and NHS England need to work together to help children who have experienced abuse or neglect access appropriate care pathways and evidence-based care.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2016-02-09T15:03:25.977Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-09T15:03:25.977Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
1156063
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Blood Cancer: Medical Treatments 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 and Social Care, what plans the Government has to ensure that GPs follow NICE guidance on blood cancer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 900212 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 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
star this property answer text <p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) clinical guidelines help healthcare professionals deliver the best possible care based on the best available evidence. The guidelines are not mandatory, although healthcare professionals are expected to take them fully into account</p><p><br>NICE’s updated referral guidelines for suspected cancer published in June 2015 could save about 5,000 lives a year, with general practitioners urged to think of cancer sooner and to lower the referral threshold for tests.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Churchill more like this
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less than 2019-10-30T07:32:29.153Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-30T07:32:29.153Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Churchill more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
720556
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-04-13more like thismore than 2017-04-13
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Cancer 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 expects the recently established cancer delivery plans to be published. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 70573 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 2017-04-25more like thismore than 2017-04-25
star this property answer text <p>Currently there is no co-ordinated date for publication of cancer delivery plans.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Warrington South more like this
star this property answering member printed David Mowat more like this
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less than 2017-04-25T15:32:03.57Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-25T15:32:03.57Z
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4080
star this property label Biography information for David Mowat more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
686153
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-02-07more like thismore than 2017-02-07
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Brentuximab Vedotin 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, what steps his Department is taking to ensure relapsed and refractory Hodgkin lymphoma patients continue to have access to brentuximab vedotin. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 63498 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 2017-02-15more like thismore than 2017-02-15
star this property answer text <p>Through its technology appraisal programme, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides independent, evidence-based guidance for the National Health Service on whether drugs and treatments represent a clinically and cost effective use of NHS resources. NICE is appraising Brentuximab for this indication and recently consulted stakeholders on its draft recommendations. Brentuximab is currently available to NHS patients with relapsed and refractory Hodgkin lymphoma through the Cancer Drugs Fund.</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 2017-02-15T13:39:18.99Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-15T13:39:18.99Z
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4019
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
678626
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-25more like thismore than 2017-01-25
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Health Services: Foreign Nationals 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, what recent progress his Department has made on recovering money from overseas visitors and other chargeable NHS patients. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 61532 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 2017-02-02more like thismore than 2017-02-02
star this property answer text <p>The National Health Service is a national, not an international, service. This Government was the first to introduce tough measures to clamp down on migrants accessing free NHS care, including introducing the immigration health surcharge.</p><p> </p><p>The initiatives we have implemented have meant the income identified from visitors and migrants has trebled from £89 million in 2012/13 to £289 million in 2015/16.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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less than 2017-02-02T13:35:40.177Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-02T13:35:40.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
671782
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-11more like thismore than 2017-01-11
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Cancer: Health Services 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, with reference to NHS England's announcement on 6 December 2016 of an additional £200 million to improve local cancer services, what plans he has to ensure that that money will be used to roll out the Recovery Package and stratified pathways of follow-up care as costed in the Independent Cancer Taskforce report. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 59671 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 2017-01-19more like thismore than 2017-01-19
star this property answer text <p>The £200 million fund NHS England announced in December 2016 will be available to Cancer Alliances over the next two years to specifically support the areas the Cancer Taskforce strategy estimated would need additional investment including implementing the Recovery Package and rolling out stratified follow up pathways.</p><p> </p><p>Initial bids for funding are due on 18 January 2017. Clear guidance has been published and a regional and national panel will assess all bids received. The funding will be signed off by the NHS England Investment Committee.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Warrington South more like this
star this property answering member printed David Mowat more like this
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less than 2017-01-19T11:56:42.413Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-19T11:56:42.413Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Mowat more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Blood Cancer: Health Services 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 and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of using genomics in healthcare for the diagnosis and treatment of blood cancers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 569 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 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>Genomic testing is already in use as part of the diagnostic pathway for blood cancer. Through implementation of the NHS Genomic Medicine Service, NHS England and NHS Improvement are ensuring consistent and equitable access to genomic testing.</p><p> </p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan sets out the ambition to embed genomic medicine, including whole genome sequencing, into routine clinical care. It is expected that within the next year whole genome sequencing (WGS) will begin to be available for:</p><p>- Seriously ill children likely to have a rare genetic disorder;</p><p>- People with one of 21 rare conditions where current evidence supports early adoption of WGS as a diagnostic test; and</p><p>- People with specific types of cancer for which there is likely to be the greatest patient benefit from using WGS – children with cancer, sarcoma and acute myeloid leukaemia.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T13:56:18.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T13:56:18.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
528917
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-27more like thismore than 2016-06-27
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Haematological Cancer 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 he has taken to adapt the cancer recovery package and investigate new models of care for blood cancer patients who are (a) given treatment and (b) put on a watch and wait regime after diagnosis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 41329 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 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
star this property answer text <p>It is important that people with cancer have the best possible experience throughout their cancer pathway and are treated with dignity and respect.</p><p> </p><p>The independent Cancer Taskforce published its report <em>Achieving World-Class Cancer Outcomes – A Strategy for England 2015-2020</em> in July 2015, and identified a key priority of establishing patient experience as being on a par with clinical effectiveness and safety. In May 2016 the National Cancer Transformation Board published <em>Achieving World-Class Cancer Outcomes:</em> <em>Taking the Strategy Forward</em> outlining the detailed steps being taken to make this a reality.</p><p> </p><p>In September 2015, the Government announced that by 2020, the 280,000 people diagnosed with cancer every year will benefit from a tailored recovery package. The packages will be individually designed to help each person, including those with blood cancer, live well beyond cancer. In April 2016 NHS England published guidance for commissioners on commissioning and implementing the recovery package effectively.</p><p> </p><p>In order to continue to support general practitioners (GPs) to identify patients whose symptoms may indicate cancer and urgently refer them as appropriate, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published an updated suspected cancer referral guideline in June 2015. The guideline includes new recommendations for haematological cancers. NICE noted that more lives could be saved each year in England if GPs followed the new guideline, which encourages GPs to think of cancer sooner and lower the referral threshold. Following publication of the updated guideline, the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) has worked in collaboration with Cancer Research UK (CRUK) on a programme of regional update events for GPs to promote the new guideline. RCGP and CRUK have also worked to develop three summary referral guidelines for GPs to enable them to adopt the guideline. These are available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/health-professional/learning-and-development-tools/nice-cancer-referral-guidelines" target="_blank">www.cancerresearchuk.org/health-professional/learning-and-development-tools/nice-cancer-referral-guidelines</a></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
41284 more like this
41285 more like this
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less than 2016-07-05T15:11:22.527Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-05T15:11:22.527Z
star this property answering member
3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
528908
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-27more like thismore than 2016-06-27
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
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 Haematological Cancer 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 implications for his policies of the findings of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2015 on the proportion of blood cancer patients that understood the explanation given to them at diagnosis; and if he will take steps to increase support for such patients at the point of diagnosis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 41285 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 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
star this property answer text <p>It is important that people with cancer have the best possible experience throughout their cancer pathway and are treated with dignity and respect.</p><p> </p><p>The independent Cancer Taskforce published its report <em>Achieving World-Class Cancer Outcomes – A Strategy for England 2015-2020</em> in July 2015, and identified a key priority of establishing patient experience as being on a par with clinical effectiveness and safety. In May 2016 the National Cancer Transformation Board published <em>Achieving World-Class Cancer Outcomes:</em> <em>Taking the Strategy Forward</em> outlining the detailed steps being taken to make this a reality.</p><p> </p><p>In September 2015, the Government announced that by 2020, the 280,000 people diagnosed with cancer every year will benefit from a tailored recovery package. The packages will be individually designed to help each person, including those with blood cancer, live well beyond cancer. In April 2016 NHS England published guidance for commissioners on commissioning and implementing the recovery package effectively.</p><p> </p><p>In order to continue to support general practitioners (GPs) to identify patients whose symptoms may indicate cancer and urgently refer them as appropriate, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published an updated suspected cancer referral guideline in June 2015. The guideline includes new recommendations for haematological cancers. NICE noted that more lives could be saved each year in England if GPs followed the new guideline, which encourages GPs to think of cancer sooner and lower the referral threshold. Following publication of the updated guideline, the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) has worked in collaboration with Cancer Research UK (CRUK) on a programme of regional update events for GPs to promote the new guideline. RCGP and CRUK have also worked to develop three summary referral guidelines for GPs to enable them to adopt the guideline. These are available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/health-professional/learning-and-development-tools/nice-cancer-referral-guidelines" target="_blank">www.cancerresearchuk.org/health-professional/learning-and-development-tools/nice-cancer-referral-guidelines</a></p>
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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41284 more like this
41329 more like this
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less than 2016-07-05T15:11:22.447Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-05T15:11:22.447Z
star this property answering member
3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this