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unstar this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Loneliness 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to help tackle loneliness. 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 908187 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
star this property answer text <p>We recently published our strategy for tackling loneliness. This set out a raft of cross-government measures to take the first steps in tackling loneliness and takes forward recommendations from the Jo Cox Commission.</p><p> </p><p>DCMS specifically is providing up to £1.8million to increase the number of community spaces available. This follows the announcement this summer of more than £20million of new funding for projects that bring people and communities together.</p><p> </p><p>With the Office of National Statistics, the department has developed the ‘loneliness measure’ (to enable consistent analysis and build the evidence base), and will be piloting better use of open data around facilities and accessibility with local government. The department is launching an awareness campaign and including loneliness in internet safety.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 908183 more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T17:17:15.257Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T17:17:15.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
381991
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-06-15more like thismore than 2015-06-15
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Exports 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government plans to take to promote British food and drink exports. 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 900422 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 2015-06-18more like thismore than 2015-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The agri-food sector is worth over £100bn and employs one in eight people. The food and drink manufacturing sector – largest in the UK - exported nearly £19bn last year, including chocolates to Belgium, pork to China and chillies to India.</p><p> </p><p>Supporting and encouraging businesses to take the opportunities that exporting presents is one of my Department’s top priorities. Officials are working with the industry and UKTI to develop a new Action Plan.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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900420 more like this
900421 more like this
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less than 2015-06-18T15:26:06.74Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-18T15:26:06.74Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
528906
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar 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 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Haematological 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, 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 who visited their GP more than twice before being referred to secondary care for diagnosis; and what support and guidance his Department has provided to GPs to enable them to identify the symptoms of 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 41284 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 2016-07-05more 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
41285 more like this
41329 more like this
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less than 2016-07-05T15:11:22.383Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-05T15:11:22.383Z
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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
unstar 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 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading 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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star 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
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
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star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar 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 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading 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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star 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
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
454914
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unstar this property date less than 2016-02-24more like thismore than 2016-02-24
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Disability: Young People 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps the Government is taking to encourage body confidence in young disabled people. 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 28172 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 2016-03-03more like thismore than 2016-03-03
star this property answer text <p>The government wants all young people to be confident and positive about their body image. My department has worked with a range of bodies, including the Advertising Association and the National Citizen Service, to develop materials that support good practice and encourage young people to become more informed and resilient consumers of media content; and with the PSHE Association to provide guidance for teachers on teaching about body image using accredited resources.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 29287 more like this
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less than 2016-03-03T14:38:34.137Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-03T14:38:34.137Z
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4008
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
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star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2016-03-01more like thismore than 2016-03-01
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Disability: Young People 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps her Department is taking to encourage body confidence in young disabled people. 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 29287 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 2016-03-03more like thismore than 2016-03-03
star this property answer text <p>The government wants all young people to be confident and positive about their body image. My department has worked with a range of bodies, including the Advertising Association and the National Citizen Service, to develop materials that support good practice and encourage young people to become more informed and resilient consumers of media content; and with the PSHE Association to provide guidance for teachers on teaching about body image using accredited resources.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 28172 more like this
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less than 2016-03-03T14:38:34.2Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-03T14:38:34.2Z
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4008
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
1122544
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unstar this property date less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
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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 Cancer: Young People 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 and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his Department's polices of the findings of Teenage Cancer Trust and Public Health England, that there are significant variations of incidence and survival rates of cancer in 13 to 24 year olds based on geography and deprivation. 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 246496 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 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
star this property answer text <p>As part of the work undertaken to review national service specifications for Teenagers and Young Adult (TYA) cancer services, NHS England worked closely with Public Health England and the Teenage Cancer Trust to review current public health data, this included the data underpinning the following report:</p><p><a href="https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/sites/default/files/13-24%20year%20olds%20with%20cancer%20in%20England%20-%20incidence%20mortality%20survival%20FINAL%20%28Jan%202019%29.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/sites/default/files/13-24%20year%20olds%20with%20cancer%20in%20England%20-%20incidence%20mortality%20survival%20FINAL%20%28Jan%202019%29.pdf</a></p><p>A public consultation will commence shortly over NHS England’s proposals to drive improvement in TYA cancer services. These include empowering local TYA Cancer Principal Treatment Centres to drive network-wide service improvement in both outcomes and experience and working in close partnership with TYA Designated Hospitals as part of a network. This approach will allow local flexibility to put in place solutions that are tailored to local needs. Further detail will be available on publication of the consultation guide.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 246466 more like this
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less than 2019-05-01T15:24:20.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-01T15:24:20.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
226307
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Research 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, pursuant to the Answer of 24 February 2015 to Question 223768, on which dates since 24 November 2014 he has discussed with NHS England its revised approach to promoting and taking account of research in the new healthcare system; and what the content of those discussions was. 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 227007 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 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
star this property answer text <p>Since 24 November 2014, there have been no discussions between my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and NHS England on its revised approach to promoting and taking account of research in the new healthcare system. However, discussions between senior officials in the Department and NHS England are ongoing.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS England will be setting out high level plans through their Business Plan, which is due to be published on 27 March 2015. NHS England does not routinely consult on business plans and, as such, no formal consultation has been planned.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 227008 more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T16:19:17.01Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T16:19:17.01Z
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
226308
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Research 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, pursuant to the Answer of 24 February 2015 to Question 223768, when NHS England plans to publish its revised approach to promoting and taking account of research in the new healthcare system; and what plans NHS England has to hold a formal consultation on that revised approach. 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 227008 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 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
star this property answer text <p>Since 24 November 2014, there have been no discussions between my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and NHS England on its revised approach to promoting and taking account of research in the new healthcare system. However, discussions between senior officials in the Department and NHS England are ongoing.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS England will be setting out high level plans through their Business Plan, which is due to be published on 27 March 2015. NHS England does not routinely consult on business plans and, as such, no formal consultation has been planned.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 227007 more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T16:19:16.887Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T16:19:16.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this