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star this property date less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
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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 Radiotherapy 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, how many individual funding requests per indication were received by NHS England for radiotherapy treatment in the last financial year; and how many requests, per indication, were refused by NHS England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wells more like this
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Tessa Munt remove filter
star this property uin 205953 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Since April 2013, radiotherapy treatment has been planned and paid for nationally by NHS England.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England has informed us that information on the number of individual funding requests made to NHS England is not currently available. NHS England is improving its data collection mechanisms and aims to improve availability of such information in the future.</p><p><br><br></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-07-21T16:41:28.9999832Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-21T16:41:28.9999832Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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4089
unstar this property label Biography information for Tessa Munt more like this
78005
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
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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 Radiotherapy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will request NHS England to authorise the use of Gamma Knife for NHS patients at University College Hospital London. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wells more like this
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Tessa Munt remove filter
star this property uin 206028 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>NHS England is an independent arm’s length body and since 1 April 2013, it has been responsible for commissioning all radiotherapy services, including stereotactic radiosurgery. Gamma Knife treatment has been available to all patients who meet clinical criteria, without the need for individual funding requests, under NHS England’s national clinical commissioning policies for specialised services.</p><p> </p><p>University College London Hospitals is not contracted by NHS England, nor was it contracted by former primary care trusts, to provide Gamma Knife services. It is for this reason that National Health Service patients cannot normally be treated at this facility. Instead, NHS patients requiring Gamma Knife treatment should be treated by the Gamma Knife services commissioned by the NHS, that have been shown to meet NHS England service specifications. These can be accessed by patients in London without a waiting time, fully maintaining the continuity of their care and normally with the same consultant and clinical team.</p><p> </p><p>All patients need to be treated in accordance with the prescribed clinical pathways and in line with contractual agreements with providers.</p><p> </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 205954 more like this
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less than 2014-07-21T16:30:36.1320635Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-21T16:30:36.1320635Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4089
unstar this property label Biography information for Tessa Munt more like this
78016
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
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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 Radiotherapy 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, for what reasons NHS England is instructing hospitals with patients presenting as clinically urgent to treat such patients with innovative radiotherapy at the hospital's financial risk while it decides whether to fund the patient; and how hospitals which have followed that instruction receive reimbursement for that expenditure if NHS England subsequently refuses to fund the treatment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wells more like this
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Tessa Munt remove filter
star this property uin 205954 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>NHS England is an independent arm’s length body and since 1 April 2013, it has been responsible for commissioning all radiotherapy services, including stereotactic radiosurgery. Gamma Knife treatment has been available to all patients who meet clinical criteria, without the need for individual funding requests, under NHS England’s national clinical commissioning policies for specialised services.</p><p> </p><p>University College London Hospitals is not contracted by NHS England, nor was it contracted by former primary care trusts, to provide Gamma Knife services. It is for this reason that National Health Service patients cannot normally be treated at this facility. Instead, NHS patients requiring Gamma Knife treatment should be treated by the Gamma Knife services commissioned by the NHS, that have been shown to meet NHS England service specifications. These can be accessed by patients in London without a waiting time, fully maintaining the continuity of their care and normally with the same consultant and clinical team.</p><p> </p><p>All patients need to be treated in accordance with the prescribed clinical pathways and in line with contractual agreements with providers.</p><p> </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 206028 more like this
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less than 2014-07-21T16:30:36.3565974Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-21T16:30:36.3565974Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4089
unstar this property label Biography information for Tessa Munt more like this