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Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee

Parliamentary News

September 2012

PSNC calls on Jeremy Hunt to ensure pharmacy's potential is realised
11/09/2012 - Sue Sharpe, Chief Executive of PSNC, has today written to the new Secretary of State for Health, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, outlining the vital roles that…

HoC Answers - 05.09.12
06/09/2012 - John Howell (Conservative, Henley): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the National Health…

July 2012

HoC Answers - 18.07.12
18/07/2012 - Kate Hoey: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) pursuant to the answer of 21 June 2012, Official Report, column 1106W, on Guy's and St Thomas'…

HoC Answers - 10.07.12
11/07/2012 - Simon Hart: To ask the Secretary of State for Health(1) for what reason patients who collect prescriptions from a pharmacy can use the New Medicines Service…

June 2012

HoL Answers - 13.06.12
15/06/2012 - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the proposal of Oxfordshire Primary Care Trust to discontinue…

May 2012

HoC Answers - 17.05.12
23/05/2012 - Mr Crausby (Labour, Bolton North East):To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of steps taken within the NHS to ensure that…

HoC Answers - 22.05.12
23/05/2012 - Mr Frank Field (Labour, Birkenhead):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what representations she has received from (a) pharmacies and (b) other…

HoL Answers - 02.05.12
02/05/2012 - Baroness Thornton (Labour Health Spokesperson):To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure progress towards publishing their response…

April 2012

HoL Debate: Clinical Commissioning Groups
27/04/2012 - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timescale for the introduction of guidelines to clinical commissioning groups (CCGs)…

March 2012

Health and Social Care Act 2012
28/03/2012 - The major reforms of the NHS debated by parliament over the last year are now set to come into effect as the Bill has cleared all the Parliamentary processes,…

HoC Answers - 22.03.12
22/03/2012 - Wholesale Dealer's LicencesHuw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore): To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many Wholesale Dealer's Licences are valid;…

HoC Answers - 22.03.12
22/03/2012 -  Pharmaceutical Price Regulation SchemeHuw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore): To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he next plans to review…

HoC Answers - 22.03.12
22/03/2012 - Supply of Medicines by Manufacturers to PharmaciesHuw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) pursuant to the answer…

HoC Answers - 22.03.12
22/03/2012 - Treatment for Latent or TB InfectionVirendra Sharma (Labour, Ealing Southall): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking…

HoC Answers - 22.03.12
22/03/2012 - Branded MedicinesHuw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore): To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 1 March 2012, Official Report,…

HoC Answers - 22.03.12
22/03/2012 - Prescription Drugs Keith Vaz (Labour, Leicester East): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) if he will publish the criteria by which prices…

HoC Answers - 14.03.12
14/03/2012 - Supply of Prescription DrugsKeith Vaz (Labour, Leicester East): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to review…

HoC Answers - 14.03.12
14/03/2012 - Prescription Drugs ShortagesKeith Vaz (Labour, Leicester East): To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many representations he has received from…

HoC Answers - 14.03.12
14/03/2012 -  Branded MedicinesOliver Colvile (Conservative, Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what funding his Department…

HoC Answers - 14.03.12
14/03/2012 -  Branded MedicinesOliver Colvile (Conservative, Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what funding his Department…

HoC Answers - 14.03.12
14/03/2012 - Supply of Prescription Drugs during the London 2012 Olympic GamesOliver Colvile (Conservative, Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport): To ask the Secretary of…

HoC Answers - 14.03.12
14/03/2012 - Official ReportHuw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore): To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 20 February 2012, Official…

HoC Answers - 09.03.12
09/03/2012 - Market EntryMr Sheerman (Labour/Co-operative, Huddersfield): To ask the Secretary of State for Health;(1) what recent progress he has made on his consultation…

HoC Answers - 05.03.12
05/03/2012 - Supply of MedicinesHuw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore): To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the review and consolidation of medicines legislation…

HoC Answers - 02.03.12
02/03/2012 - PSNC Branded Shortages ListHuw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore): To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department monitors the number of…

HoC Answers - 02.03.12
02/03/2012 - List of Medicines in Short SupplyHuw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore): To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department has sought advice…

February 2012

HoC Answers - 23.2.12
23/02/2012 - ShortagesHuw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore): To ask the Secretary of State for Health:(1) what assessment he has made of the time taken to supply prescription…

January 2012

HoC Answers - 27.01.12
27/01/2012 - GP CommissioningGordon Henderson (Conservative, Sittingbourne and Sheppey): To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will take steps to encourage…

HoC Answers - 20.01.12
20/01/2012 - Uncollected PrescriptionsJack Lopresti (Conservative, Filton and Bradley Stoke): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what estimate he has made…

HoC Answers - 17.1.12
17/01/2012 - Reimbursement for Dispensing DoctorsNeil Parish (Conservative, Tiverton and Honiton): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what plans he has to…

HoC Answers - 12.1.12
12/01/2012 - ShortagesBarry Gardiner (Labour, Brent North): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what medicines subject to licensing by the Medicines and Healthcare…

December 2011

HoC Answers - 21.12.11
21/12/2011 - Counterfeit MedicinesKaren Lumley (Conservative, Redditch): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he has taken to ensure that counterfeit…

HoL Answers - 20.12.11
20/12/2011 - The Cost of Generic and Non-Generic Prescription DrugsLord Laird (Ulster Unionist Party): To ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) proportion, and (2)…

HoC Answers - 14.12.11
14/12/2011 - Blister PacksAlun Cairns (Conservative, Vale of Glamorgan): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) if he will assess the merits of requiring the…

HoC Answers - 2.12.11
02/12/2011 - Medicines Supply ChainRosie Cooper (Labour, West Lancashire): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department has taken to (a) review…

HoC Answers - 25.11.11
01/12/2011 - Dispensing DoctorsDavid Morris (Conservative, Morecambe & Lunsdale): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to agree the…

November 2011

HoC Answers - 22.11.11
22/11/2011 - Number of PharmaciesCharlie Elphicke (Conservative, Dover): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the number of pharmacy…

HoC Answers - 08.11.11
08/11/2011 - Recouping of VAT by the NHSRosie Cooper (Labour, West Lancashire): To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent representations he has received on…

HoC Answers - 01.11.11
01/11/2011 - Dispensing Doctors' FeesNic Dakin (Labour, Scunthorpe): To ask the Secretary of State for Health if his Department will maintain the agreement it reached…

October 2011

HoC Answers - 28.10.11
28/10/2011 - Stock ShortagesHuw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore): Recently, a female constituent of mine came to a surgery very concerned that she could not get access…

HoC Answers - 25.10.11
25/10/2011 - Patient Choice and DispensingDr Dan Poulter (Conservative, Central Suffolk and North Ipswich):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps…

HoC Answers - 19.10.11
19/10/2011 - Medicines Supply Huw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore): I know that I am not alone in being an MP who represents pharmacists who are struggling on a…

September 2011

HoC Answers - 09.09.11
09/09/2011 - 100 Hour RuleLisa Nandy (Labour, Wigan): To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects to replace the 100 hour rule for new pharmacies with…

HoC Answers - 07.09.11
07/09/2011 -  Care Homes: Prescription DrugsSimon Kirby (Conservative, Brighton Kemptown): To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will take steps to encourage…

HoC Answers - 06.09.11
06/09/2011 -  PrescriptionsDr Poulter (Conservative, Central Suffolk & North Ipswich): To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many prescriptions were…

July 2011

HoL Answers - 19.07.11
19/07/2011 - Dispensing Doctors  Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen (Labour): To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to assess the impact of changes…

HoC Answers - 12.07.11
12/07/2011 - How are levels of compensation determined for specific medicines distributed by NHS Pharmacists?Julian Huppert (Liberal Democrat, Cambridge): …

HoL Answers - 12.07.11
12/07/2011 - Addiction to Benzodiazepines and other Prescribed DrugsThe Earl of Sandwich (Crossbench):  To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for…

HoC Answers - 08.07.11
08/07/2011 -  Future Arrangements for the Accreditation of Doctors and Pharmacists with a Special InterestSir Paul Beresford (Conservative, Mole Valley): …

HoC Answers - 08.07.11
08/07/2011 - Smoking Cessation RoutesKeith Vaz (Labour, Leicester East):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to his Department's White Paper,…

HoC Answers - 08.07.11
08/07/2011 - The Role of Community Pharmacies in Promoting Public HealthValerie Vaz (Labour, Walsall South):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment…

HoC Answers - 08.07.11
08/07/2011 - Healthy Living Pharmacy Pathfinder InitiativeKeith Vaz (Labour, Leicester East):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department…

HoC Answers - 04.07.11
04/07/2011 - The Role of Community Pharmacists in the NHSValerie Vaz (Labour, Walsall South):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent representations…

June 2011

HoC Answers - 29.06.11
29/06/2011 - Nicholas Soames (Conservative, Mid-Sussex): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to reduce the amount of medicine which is…

HoL Answers - 23.06.11
23/06/2011 - Prescription Pre-payment CertificatesBaroness McDonagh (Labour): To ask Her Majesty's Government:What incentives they are exploring to ensure that healthcare…

HoC Answers - 17.06.11
17/06/2011 - GPs Dispensing in Rural Areas - 1 mile ruleChris Heaton-Harris (Conservative, Daventry):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health for what reason…

HoC Answers - 16.06.11
16/06/2011 - Monetary Value of Various Services to GP PracticesMr BarronTo ask the Secretary of State for Health what the monetary value to GP practices of (a) smoking…

HoC Answers - 16.06.11
16/06/2011 -   Monetary Value of Various Services to Community PharmacistsMr BarronTo ask the Secretary of State for Health what the monetary value to community…

HoC Answers - 14.06.11
15/06/2011 - Monitor of Pharmaceutical WholesalersMargot James (Conservative, Stourbridge): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what procedures the Medicines…

HoC Answers - 14.06.11
15/06/2011 -  Medicines SupplyMargot James (Conservative, Stourbridge):To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what procedures are in place for the monitoring…

HoC Answers - 10.6.11
10/06/2011 - Disability BenefitsSimon Hart (Conservative, Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will bring…

HoC Answers - 10.6.11
10/06/2011 - Control of EntryMr Laurence Robertson (Conservative, Tewkesbury): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what criteria are used in determining whether…

May 2011

HoC Answers - 13.05.11
13/05/2011 - Margot James (Conservative. Stourbridge): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what procedures are in place to monitor the implementation of the recommendations…

March 2011

HoC Answers - 22.03.11
22/03/2011 - Emergency Hormonal ContraceptionJim Dobbin (Labour/Co-operative, Heywood and Middleton): To ask the Secretary of State for Health in which areas his Department…

HoC Answers - 18.03.11
18/03/2011 - Contraceptives Ms Abbott (Labour, Hackney North and Stoke Newington): To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much his Department and the NHS…

HoC Answers - 16.03.11
16/03/2011 - One Mile Residency Requirement Steve Baker (Conservative, Wycombe):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will bring forward proposals…

HoC Answers - 08.03.11
08/03/2011 - NHS Medicines Costs  Mr Gray (Conservative, North Wiltshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much the NHS spent on medicines for…

HoC Answers - 08.03.11
08/03/2011 - Recent Assessment of UK and EU Competition Rules on the Operation of GP ConsortiaTom Blenkinsop (Labour, Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland): To ask…

HoC Answers - 08.03.11
08/03/2011 - Review of Addiction to Prescribed Medicine Eric Ollerenshaw (Conservative, Lancaster and Fleetwood): To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether…

HoC Answers - 07.03.11
07/03/2011 - Accreditation Arrangements Sir Paul Beresford (Conservative, Mole Valley): What arrangements will be made to accredit (a) nurses, (b) pharmacists…

HoC Answers - 01.03.11
01/03/2011 - Assessment of Disposal of Pharmaceutical Products upon reaching their Expiry DateMr Offord (Conservative, Hendon): To ask the Secretary of State for Health…

February 2011

HoC Answers - 17.2.11
17/02/2011 - Wasted  Medicines Campaign by Brighton and Hove LinkCaroline Lucas (Green, Brighton & Hove Pavilion):  To ask the Secretary of State…

HoC Answers - 14.02.11
14/02/2011 - Family Planning Commissioning Grahame M. Morris (Labour, Easington):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether family planning will fall…

HoC Answers - 01.02.11
04/02/2011 - Medicine ShortagesHuw Irranca-Davies (Labour, Ogmore):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what reports he has received of current shortages…

HoC Answers - 04.02.11
04/02/2011 - Prescriptions Mr Duncan Hames (Liberal-Democrat, Chippenham): To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many prescriptions were issued for medicines…

January 2011

HoC Answers - 26.01.11
28/01/2011 - GP Commissioning Mr Pincher (Conservative, Tamworth): As we shift from PCTs commissioning services to GP consortia doing so, can my right hon. Friend…

HoC Answers - 26.01.11
28/01/2011 - Prescription  DrugsMr Sanders (Liberal Democrat, Torbay): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the potential effects…

HoL Answers - 21.01.11
21/01/2011 - Influenza Vaccination Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Labour)To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to review the advice on the availability…

December 2010

HoL Answers - 03.12.10
03/12/2010 - Community PharmacyLord Hunt of Kings Heath (Labour):  To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they will take to prevent primary care trusts…

November 2010

HoL Answers - 30.11.10
30/11/2010 - Medicine WastageLord Hunt of Kings Heath (Labour):  To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the impact of changes in the medicines…

Legal Requirements in respect of Prescription Drugs
24/11/2010 - HoC Answers: 23.11.10.Mr Robin Walker (Conservative, Worcester):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health which bodies are responsible for enforcing…

HoC Answers - 17.11.10
18/11/2010 - GP ConsortiaMr Streeter (Conservative, South West Devon):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he plans to take steps to ensure that…

HoC Answers - 10.11.10
10/11/2010 - Bob Russell (Colchester, Liberal Democrat):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what recent representations he has received on the adequacy…

October 2010

HoL Answers - 15.10.10
15/10/2010 - Handling and Storage of Patients' Medical InformationLord Mawhinney (Conservative):  To ask Her Majesty's Government what guidelines pharmacists…

HoL Answers - 07.10.10
07/10/2010 - Pharmaceutical Needs Assessments Baroness Cumberlege (Conservative): To ask Her Majesty's Government where responsibility for completing and updating…

HoL Answers - 07.10.10
07/10/2010 - Primary Care TrustsBaroness Cumberlege (Conservative): To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they expect all Primary Care Trusts to complete and…

July 2010

HOC Answers - 29.07.10
29/07/2010 - What consideration is being given within Government to allow women to get the contraceptive pill at pharmacies without prescription Baroness Tonge…

HoC Answers - 02.07.10
02/07/2010 - Parallel Trading and Manufacturers' QuotasMr Sanders (Liberal Democrat, Torbay): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what estimate he has…

HoC Answers - 30.06.10
01/07/2010 - McKinsey Report on NHS Efficiency Savings Mr Sanders (Liberal Democrat, Torbay): To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he plans to implement…

June 2010

HoL Answers - 14.06.10
14/06/2010 - Health: DrugsLord Mawhinney (Conservative)To ask Her Majesty's Government how many drugs have been transferred from prescription to over-the-counter…

April 2010

HoC Answers - 09.04.10.
09/04/2010 - Misuse of Drugs Act Anne Milton (Conservative, Guildford):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he plans…

HoC Answers - 31.03.10
01/04/2010 - Parallel Export of Medicines Christopher Fraser (Conservative, South West Norfolk):  What steps he is taking to reduce parallel exports of medicines.…

HoC Answers - 31.03.10
01/04/2010 - Pharmacy Services for HM PrisonsDavid Howarth (Liberal Democrat, Cambridge): To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many doses of medication…

HoC Answers - 31.03.10
01/04/2010 - Methadone Rehabilitation Mrs. Curtis-Thomas (Labour, Crosby): To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 18 March 2010,…

March 2010

HoC Answers - 26.03.10.
30/03/2010 - Self Care and Minor AilmentsAdrian Bailey (Labour/Co-operative, West Bromwich West): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps his Department…

HoL Answers - 17.03.10
17/03/2010 - Shortage of Prescription Drugs Lord Patel (Crossbench): To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that the supply of prescription…

HoL Answers - 02.03.10
02/03/2010 - Consultation on Automatic Generic Substitution of Branded MedicinesEarl Howe (Conservative): To ask Her Majesty's Government which external bodies…

February 2010

HoL Answers - 23.02.10
23/02/2010 - The Pharmacy Order 2010 Lord Rosser (Labour): To ask Her Majesty's Government under what circumstances inspectors appointed under article 8 of…

HoL Answers - 23.02.10
23/02/2010 - Authenticity of Medicines Lord Patel of Blackburn (Labour): To ask Her Majesty's Government how they ensure that medicine imported into the United…

HoC Answers - 22.02.10
22/02/2010 - Minor Ailments Mr. Todd (Labour, South Derbyshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to reduce the number of people…

HoC Answers - 22.02.10
22/02/2010 - Minor Ailments Mr. Boswell (Conservative, Daventry): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps he is taking to encourage appropriate…

HoC Answers - 22.02.10
22/02/2010 - Prescription Drugs and Generic Substitution Mr. Hoyle (Labour, Chorley): To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 1 February…

HoC Answers - 01.02.10
01/02/2010 - Generic Substitution Mr. Hoyle (Labour, Chorley): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) if he will issue guidance on liability in cases where…

January 2010

HoC Answers - 25.01.10
26/01/2010 - Generic SubstitutionSir Paul Beresford (Conservative, Mole Valley): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what research his Department undertook…

HoC Answers - 12.01.10
13/01/2010 - Extended Hours Mr. Mike O'Brien (Minister of State for Health Services): My hon. Friend is right to say that we need to do more to ensure that…

HoC Answers - 11.01.10
13/01/2010 - CHRE's consultation on GPC standards Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat, Romsey): To ask the Secretary of State for Health for what reasons the Council…

December 2009

HoC Answers - 16.12.09
17/12/2009 - Generic SubstitutionChris McCafferty (Labour, Calder Valley): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what recent discussions he has had with…

HoC - Answers 14.12.09.
15/12/2009 - Zero-Rated VAT Mark Oaten (Liberal Democrat, Winchester): To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 1 December 2009, Official Report,…

HoC Answers - 01.12.09
02/12/2009 - Pay Parity for Pharmacy Contractors and Appliance ContractorsMr. Oaten (Liberal Democrat, Winchester): To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will…

HOC Answers - 24.11.09
02/12/2009 - Stock ShortagesNorman Lamb (Liberal Democrat, North Norfolk): The draft NHS constitution includes a right to drugs approved by the National Institute for…

HoC Answers - 01.12.09
02/12/2009 - Medicines Prescribed for Long Term Conditions Lord Dykes (Liberal Democrat): To ask Her Majesty's Government what guidance they will give to the…

HoC Answers: 01.12.09.
01/12/2009 - Misuse of Drugs Act 1971Baroness Cumberlege (Conservative):    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to amend the Misuse…

November 2009

HoC Answers - 24.11.09.
24/11/2009 - Zero-rated VAT Mark  Oaten ( Liveral Democrat, Winchester):     To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether (a) pharmacy…

HoC Answers - 12.11.09
13/11/2009 - Supply Problems of Drugs Mike Penning (Conservative, Hemel Hempstead): To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 12 October…

HoC Answers - 11.11.09
11/11/2009 - Generic Substitution Mr. Hoyle (Labour, Chorley): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what timetable he has set for his Department's…

Hoc Answers - 06.11.09.
06/11/2009 - Shortages Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat, Romsey)   To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what contingency arrangements his Department…

HoC Answers - 06.11 09.
06/11/2009 - Cost of NHS Prescription Charging System Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat, North Norfolk)   To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate…

HoC Answers - 06.11.09.
06/11/2009 - Control of Medicines Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat, Romsey)  To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the effectiveness…

HoC Answers - 06.11.09.
06/11/2009 - Information on Chemical Composition of Drugs Jeremy Wright (Conservative, Rugby & Kenilworth)  To ask the Secretary of State for Health what…

HoC Answers - 04.11.09
05/11/2009 - NHS Health Checks by Primary Care Trusts  Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat, Romsey): To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps…

October 2009

HoC Answers - 29.10.09
30/10/2009 - Licensing Arrangements for Pharmaceutical Wholesalers Mr. Todd (Labour, South Derbyshire)  To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he last…

HoC Debate - 19.10.09
19/10/2009 - Parallel Trade Mr. Sanders (Liberal Democrat, Torbay): To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will commission a study into the impact of the…

HoC Answers - 12.10.09
16/10/2009 - Caring for Patients with Diabetes Mr. Dunne (Conservative, Ludlow)  To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment has been made of…

HoC Answers - 12.10.09
16/10/2009 - Generic Substitution Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat, Romsey)  To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 15 July 2009,Official…

HoC Answers - 12.10.09
16/10/2009 - Stock Shortages and Parallel Trading Mr. Lansley (Conservative, South Cambridgeshire) To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent assessment…

HoC Answers - 12.10.09
16/10/2009 - Automatic Ordering of Repeat Prescriptions Jim Dowd (Labour, Lewisham West)  To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent reports he…

HoC Debate - 13.09.09
14/10/2009 - Small PharmaciesMr. Graham Allen (Labour, Nottingham, North): If he will take steps to protect small pharmacies from the effects of the operation of in-house…

HoC Answers - 13.09.09
14/10/2009 - Small Pharmacies Rob Marris (Labour, Wolverhampton, South-West): Some of the big pharmacy wholesalers, such as Phoenix Healthcare and Alliance Healthcare,…

September 2009

HoC Answers - 09.09.09
09/09/2009 - Dispensing Errors Mr Watson (Labour, West Bromwich East): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many pharmacists have been prosecuted for…

July 2009

HoL Answers - 21.07.09
21/07/2009 - Future Curriculum for PharmacistsBaroness Masham of Ilton (Crossbench): To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they expect to develop a future curriculum…

HoC Answers - 21.07.09
21/07/2009 - Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrats, Romsey):  To ask the Secretary of State for Health which primary care trusts…

HoC Answers - 21.07.09
21/07/2009 - National Templates for Vascular Checks Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrats, Romsey): To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will develop…

HoC Answers - 20.07.09
20/07/2009 - Future Curriculum for Pharmacists Mr. Burstow (Liberal Democrat): To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects work to start on developing…

HoC Answers - 14.07.09
16/07/2009 - PCT support for low-volume pharmacies Mark Simmonds (Conservative, Boston & Skegness) To ask the Secretary of State for Health what support primary…

HoL Answers - 01.07.09
16/07/2009 - NHS Pharmaceutical Services Earl Howe (Conservative)  To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to publish draft regulations setting…

HoC Answers - 02.07.09
16/07/2009 - Dispensing Errors Mr. Hoyle (Labour, Chorley)  To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will bring forward legislative proposals to repeal…

HoC - Answers 16.07.09
16/07/2009 - National Patient Safety AgencySandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat, Romsey) To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether (a) his Department and (b)…

HoC Answers - 29.06.09
16/07/2009 - Dispensing Errors Mr. Letwin (Conservative, West Dorset)  To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will bring forward legislative proposals…

HoC Answers - 11.06.09
16/07/2009 - Prescription ChargesDr. Tony Wright (Labour, Cannock Chase)  To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he has established a timescale for phasing…

June 2009

HoC Answers - 03.06.09
03/06/2009 -  Electronic Prescription ServiceMr. Stephen O'Brien (Conservative, Eddisbury)  To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) when he expects…

May 2009

HoC Answers - 21.05.09
22/05/2009 - Swine Influenza PandemicMr. Ancram (Conservative, Devizes) To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans his Department has to assist (a) hospitals,…

HoL Answers - 21.05.09
22/05/2009 - Influenza PandemicBaroness Neville-Jones (Conservative) To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in building domestic capacity…

HoC Answers - 08.05.09.
08/05/2009 - PharmacyLaurence Robertson (Shadow Minister for Northern Ireland)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what opportunities pharmacists working in (a)…

HoC Answers - 08.05.09.
08/05/2009 - PharmacySandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what mechanisms his Department plans to put…

HoL Answers - 01.05.09
01/05/2009 - NHS Pharmaceutical ServicesEarl Howe (Conservative)To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Darzi of Denham on 1 April…

April 2009

HoC Answers - 29.04.09
29/04/2009 - Pharmacy Mr. Sanders (Liberal Democrat, Torbay)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many community pharmacies have (a) opened and (b) closed…

HoC Answers - 29.04.09
29/04/2009 - Prescriptions Helen Southworth (Labour, Warrington South)To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 26 January 2009, Official…

HoL Answers - 02.04.09
02/04/2009 - NHS: Pharmaceutical Services Earl Howe (Conservative)To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will launch a formal consultation on their proposal…

March 2009

HoL Answers - 25.03.09
25/03/2009 - Earl Howe (Conservative)To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to publish the findings of the White Paper consultation,Pharmacy in England:…

HoL Answers - 19.03.09
19/03/2009 - Health: Pharmaceutical Services Lord Jones (Labour)To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they have taken to improve Community Pharmacy Services.Lord…

HoC Answers - 19.03.09
19/03/2009 - NHS: DrugsMr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of prescription items dispensed by…

HoC Answers - 18.03.09
18/03/2009 - Chlamydia: Screening Anne Milton (Conservative, Guildford)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the number of Chlamydia…

HoC Answers - 18.03.09
18/03/2009 - Medicines Mr. Wallace (Conservative, Lancaster & Wyre)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what studies his Department has undertaken into competition…

HoC Answers - 17.03.09
17/03/2009 - Pharmacy: Hemel Hempstead Mike Penning (Conservative, Hemel Hempstead)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many licensed pharmacies there were…

HoC Answers - 10.03.09
10/03/2009 - NHS: Prescriptions Mr. Jamie Reed (Labour, Copeland)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps his Department is taking to prevent the over-prescription…

HoC Answers - 04.03.09
04/03/2009 - Prescription Drugs: Costs Mr. Ancram (Conservative, Devizes)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the cost to the NHS of unused prescribed drugs…

HoC Answers - 04.03.09
04/03/2009 - Prescriptions Mr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many FP10 forms have been lost in transit…

HoC Answers - 02.03.09.
02/03/2009 - Pharmacy: Competition Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department plans…

February 2009

HoC Answers - 26.02.09
27/02/2009 - Nutrition: Screening Mr. Burstow (Liberal Democrat, Sutton & Cheam)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions he has had with healthcare…

HoC Answers - 27.02.09
27/02/2009 - Subutex Mike Penning (Conservative, Hemel Hempstead)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many prescriptions for subutex were dispensed by community…

HoC Answers - 26.02.09
26/02/2009 - Pharmacy: Health Services Mr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what recent estimate he has made…

HoC Answers - 24.02.09
25/02/2009 - Pharmacy Mr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many community pharmacies there were (a) in…

HoC Answers - 24.02.09
25/02/2009 - General Practioners - Pharmacy Miss McIntosh (Conservative, Vale of York)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many responses his Department received…

HoC Answers - 24.02.09
25/02/2009 - Pharmacy - Manpower Mr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many consultant pharmacists worked…

HoC Answers - 16.02.09
17/02/2009 - Cardiovascular System - Screening Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat, North Norfolk)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what plans his Department has…

HoC Answers - 12.02.09
13/02/2009 - PharmacyMr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what percentage of all prescriptions issued (a)…

HoC Answers - 12.02.09
13/02/2009 - NHS: DrugsMr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what reasons he has identified for the change in the…

HoC EDM - 11.02.09
13/02/2009 - PURCHASE OF PRESCRIPTION-ONLY MEDICINES FROM UNREGULATED SOURCES AND MEN'S HEALTHDr Howard Stoate (Labour, Dartford)That this House notes that men…

HoC Answers - 12.02.09
13/02/2009 - Prescriptions: ICTMr. Lansley (Shadow Minister of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many prescription messages have been issued…

HoL Answers - 11.02.09
11/02/2009 - NHS: PrescriptionsBaroness Tonge (Liberal Democrat)To ask Her Majesty's Government what records are kept of the number of free prescriptions dispensed;…

HoC Answers - 06.02.09
06/02/2009 - Drugs: ExportsSandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat, Romsey)To ask the Secretary of State for Health if his Department will undertake an assessment of the potential…

HoC Answers - 03.02.09.
03/02/2009 - Prescriptions: ICTNorman Lamb (Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made…

January 2009

HoC Answers - 30.01.09
30/01/2009 - PharmacyMr. Todd (Labour, South Derbyshire)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to encourage the use of medicine…

HoC Answers - 29.01.09
29/01/2009 - General Practitioners: PharmacyMr. Drew (Labour/Co-operative, Stroud)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many dispensing GP practices are registered…

HoC Answers - 28.01.09
28/01/2009 - PharmacyMr. Todd (Labour, South Derbyshire)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions he has had with the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) on…

HoC Answers - 28.01.09
28/01/2009 - Musculoskeletal Disorders: PharmacyMr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health in what ways the community…

HoC Answers - 20.01.09.
20/01/2009 - General Practitioners: Pharmacy David Drew (Labour/Co-operative, Stroud)To ask the Secretary of State for Health for what reasons he decided not to…

HoC Answers - 20.01.09.
20/01/2009 - PrescriptionsHelen Southworth (Labour/ Warrington South)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what guidance his Department provides to social care…

HoC Debates - 15.01.09
16/01/2009 - Pharmacy paymentsAdrian Sanders (Lib Dem, Torbay) introduced a Westminster Hall debate regarding pharmacy payments and clawbacks.Sanders said that the…

HoC Answers - 15.01.09
15/01/2009 - Pharmaceutical Price Regulation SchemeSandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how sufficient…

HoC Answers - 13.01.09
13/01/2009 - PharmacyMiss McIntosh (Conservative, Vale of York)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent representations he has had on proposals in the Pharmacy…

HoC Answers - 13.01.09
13/01/2009 - Prescription DrugsLynne Featherstone (Liberal Democrat, Hornsey & Wood Green)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps his Department…

December 2008

HoC Answers - 19.12.08.
19/12/2008 - Prescriptions: ContraceptivesDavid Amess (Conservative, Southend West)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what pilot schemes on dispensing of the…

HoC Answers - 16.12.08
17/12/2008 - General Practitioners: PharmacyMr. Hollobone (Conservative, Kettering)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the future…

HoC Oral Answers - 17.12.08
17/12/2008 - Prescribing CostsMr. Edward Leigh (Conservative, Gainsborough)How much the NHS has saved through more efficient prescribing in the past 12 months. Phil…

HoC Answers - 16.12.08
17/12/2008 - PharmacyMr. Syms (Conservative, Poole)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the benefits and disbenefits which multiple…

HoC Answers - 16.12.08
17/12/2008 - Prescriptions: Fees and ChargesMr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to page 116 of…

HoC Answers - 17.12.08
17/12/2008 - Mental Health Services: PharmacyJohn Bercow (Conservative, Buckingham)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he has taken to assist pharmacies…

HoC Answers - 17.12.08
17/12/2008 - PrescriptionsMr. Stephen O'Brien (Conservative, Eddisbury)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what guidance is provided to healthcare professionals…

HoL Debates - 17.12.08
17/12/2008 - Health: MedicinesTo ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to withdraw facilities for the dispensing of medicines from those dispensing general…

HoC Answers - 12.12.08
12/12/2008 - PharmacyJohn Bercow (Conservative, Buckingham)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made in the development of specialist accreditation…

HoC Answers - 10.12.08
11/12/2008 - Incontinence: Medical EquipmentMr. Amess (Conservative, Southend West)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what requirements must be met for a company…

HoC Answers - 10.12.08
11/12/2008 - PharmacyJohn Bercow (Conservative, Buckingham)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many pharmacies there were in England on 31 March 2008. Phil…

HoC Answers - 10.12.08
11/12/2008 - Pharmacy: TrainingJohn Bercow (Conservative, Buckingham)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what recent progress has his Department made in the…

HoC Answers - 02.12.08
02/12/2008 - "British National Formulary"Anne Milton (Conservative, Guildford)To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the Answer of 21 October…

HoC Answers - 02.12.08
02/12/2008 - General Practitioners: PharmacyMr. Ancram (Conservative, Devizes)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of prescriptions in England were…

HoC Answers - 02.12.08
02/12/2008 - ContraceptivesAnne Milton (Conservative, Guildford)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many emergency contraceptive pills were issued without…

HoC Answers - 02.12.08
02/12/2008 - Incontinence: Medical EquipmentMr. Syms (Conservative, Poole)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many letters which mentioned intermittent…

HoC Answers - 02.12.08
02/12/2008 - Obesity: DrugsSandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat, Romsey)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people in each age group have received oral medication…

November 2008

HoC Answers - 25.11.08
25/11/2008 - Prescriptions: Fees and ChargesMiss McIntosh (Conservative, Vale of York)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what percentage of exemption prescription…

HoC Answers - 25.11.08
25/11/2008 - General Practitioners: PharmacyMark Simmonds (Conservative, Boston & Skegness)To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department plans…

HoC Answers - 21.11.08
21/11/2008 - General Practitioners: PharmacyMark Simmonds (Conservative, Boston & Skegness)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) if he will take steps to…

HoC Answers - 14.11.08
14/11/2008 - General Practitioners: PharmacyMiss McIntosh (Conservative, Vale of York)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many prescription items have…

HoC Answers - 13.11.08
13/11/2008 - Primary Care TrustsAnne Main (Conservative, St Albans)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he has taken to ensure primary care trusts (PCTs)…

HoC Answers - 07.11.08
07/11/2008 - General Practitioners: PharmacyMiss McIntosh (Conservative, Vale of York)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what estimate he has made of the…

HoC Answers - 07.11.08
07/11/2008 - NHS: DrugsSandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the effect…

HoC Answers - 05.11.08
05/11/2008 - Pharmacy Licences: 100-hour RuleMr. Burns (Conservative, Chelmsford West)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the effects…

HoC Answers - 05.11.08
05/11/2008 - Pharmacy White PaperMiss McIntosh (Conservative, Vale of York)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent representations he has received on the…

HoC Answers - 05.11.08
05/11/2008 - General Practitioners: PharmacyMr. Drew (Labour/Co-operative, Stroud)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many and what proportion of GP practices…

HoC Oral Answers - 05.11.08
05/11/2008 - Topical questions: GP dispensingPeter Luff (Conservative, Mid-Worcestershire)Did the Minister of State, the right hon. Member for Bristol, South (Dawn…

HoC Debates - Main Chamber - 05.11.08
05/11/2008 - NHS Patients (Access to Medicines)Alan Johnson, Secretary of State for Health, made a statement about Professor Mike Richards' review of current policy…

HoC Answers - 05.11.08
05/11/2008 - PharmacyMr. Sanders (Liberal Democrat, Torbay)To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make it his policy to reduce the time taken to reimburse…

House of Lords Debates - 05.11.08
05/11/2008 - NHS Patients (Access to Medicines)The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Darzi of Denham) repeated the statement made by…

House of Lords Answers - 04.11.08.
04/11/2008 - Health: Contraception Baroness Finlay of Llandaff Further to the Answer by Lord Darzi of Denham on 12 December (Official Report, col. 225), what progress…

October 2008

HoC Answers -30.10.08.
30/10/2008 - General Practitioners: PharmacyDavid Drew (Labour/Co-operative, Stroud)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many responses (a) in total and…

HoC Answers - 29.10.2008
29/10/2008 - Dispensing Appliance ContractorsMike Penning (Conservative, Hemel Hempstead)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many dispensing appliance contractors…

HoC Answers - 28.10.2008
28/10/2008 - Pharmacy: HertfordshireMike Penning (Conservative, Hemel Hempstead)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many licensed pharmacies there are in (a)…

HoC Answers - 28.10.2008
28/10/2008 - Pharmacy: LicensingMike Penning (Conservative, Hemel Hempstead)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many pharmaceutical licences have been awarded…

HoC Answers - 28.10.2008
28/10/2008 - Methadone: DeathMike Penning (Conservative, Hemel Hempstead)To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many deaths attributed to methadone addiction…

HoC Answers - 28.10.2008
28/10/2008 - Pharmacy: General PractitionersMike Penning (Conservative, Hemel Hempstead)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many GP dispensaries there are…

HoC Answers - 23.10.08
23/10/2008 - NHS: DrugsMr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health on which dates officials or Ministers in his Department…

HoC Answers - 21.10.08
21/10/2008 - Pharmacy: LicensingMr. Burns (Conservative, Chelmsford West)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many pharmaceutical licences have been awarded…

HoC Answers - 15.10.2008
15/10/2008 - NHS: DrugsMr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what cash savings he expects to be generated in the…

House of Lords Answers - 14.10.08
14/10/2008 - Health: Needs AssessmentsBaroness CumberlegeWhether they will ensure pharmaceutical needs assessments feed into the health aspects of joint strategic needs…

House of Lords Answers: 14.10.08.
14/10/2008 - Health: PharmacistsBaroness CumberlegeWhether community pharmacists will be allowed increased access to the NHS Summary Care Records. Lord Darzi of DenhamIn…

HoC Answers - 09.10.08
09/10/2008 - Incontinence: Medical EquipmentMike Penning (Conservative, Hemel Hempstead)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what the basis is for the efficiency…

HoC Answers - 09.10.08
09/10/2008 - Prescriptions: ICTMr. Stephen O'Brien (Conservative, Eddisbury)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what representations his Department has…

September 2008

HoC Answers - 16.09.08
16/09/2008 - Pharmacy: Rural AreasMr. Clifton-Brown (Conservative, Cotswold)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what criteria are being used in reviewing the operation…

HoC Answers - 11.09.08
11/09/2008 - General Practitioners: PharmacyMr. Fallon (Conservative, Sevenoaks)To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will visit the village of Farningham…

HoC Answers - 05.09.08
08/09/2008 - Health CentresMr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the number of primary…

HoC Answers - 05.09.08
08/09/2008 - Pharmacy: Rural AreasMr. Jamie Reed (Labour, Copeland)To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will ensure that people in rural areas who use GP…

July 2008

HoC Answers - 23.07.08
23/07/2008 - Dispensing Medicine: Market EntryMr. Dunne (Conservative, Ludlow)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the timetable is for his Department's…

HoC Oral Answers - 23.07.08
23/07/2008 - PharmaciesMr. Graham Stuart (Conservative, Beverley and Holderness)What effect he expects the outcome of the pharmacy consultation to have on the viability…

HoC Debates Main Chamber - 22.07.08
22/07/2008 - GP/Pharmacy Services (Mole Valley)Sir Paul Beresford (Con, Mole Valley) introduced the House of Commons adjournment debate on GP/Pharmacy Services in the…

HoC Answers - 16.07.08.
17/07/2008 - General Practitioners: PharmacyMr. Drew (Labour/Coperative, Stroud)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the effects…

HoC Answers - 16.07.08.
17/07/2008 - Incontinence: Medical EquipmentDavid Drew (Labour Cooperative, Stroud)To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to his Department's June…

HoC Answers - 15.07.2008
15/07/2008 - InfluenzaMr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps he is taking to ensure robust data collection…

HoC Answers - 08.07.08
08/07/2008 - NHS: DrugsJeff Ennis (Labour, Barnsley East and Mexborough)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the (a) number of patients…

HoC Answers - 08.07.08
08/07/2008 - Pharmacy: PaymentsBen Chapman (Labour, Wirral South)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the effect of payments to pharmacies…

HoC Answers - 02.07.08
02/07/2008 - PharmacyMr. Dunne (Conservative, Ludlow)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many pharmacies have (a) opened and (b) closed in each constituency…

June 2008

House of Commons - Written Answers - 27.06.08
27/06/2008 - NHS: DrugsMr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the evidential basis is for the statement in…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 26.06.08
26/06/2008 - Health Centres: PharmacyMr. Lansley (Shadow Secretary of State for Health)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what mapping of the health services…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 25.06.08
25/06/2008 - General PractitionersMatthew Taylor (Liberal Democrat, Truro and St Austell)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average distance from a GP…

House of Lords - Debates - 25.06.08
25/06/2008 - Health and Social Care BillThe House resumed report stage consideration of the Health and Social Care Bill.Labour peer Lord Campbell-Savours moved an amendment…

House of Commons - Early Day Motions - 19.06.08
20/06/2008 - NHS (PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES) REGULATIONS 2005Mr Simon Burns (Conservative, Chelmsford West)That this House deplores the fact that the Government's…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 19.06.08
19/06/2008 - Dispensing PracticesMr. Cox (Conservative, Torridge and West Devon)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what estimate he has made of changes in…

House of Commons - Oral Answers - 18.06.08
19/06/2008 - Topical questions: GP-led health centresMr. Desmond Swayne (Conservative, New Forest, West): If GP-led health centres are in the interests of patients,…

House of Commons - Oral Answers - 18.06.08
19/06/2008 - GP SurgeriesPaddy Tipping (Labour, Sherwood)What recent steps he has taken to extend the hours during which GP surgeries are open for patients.Mr. Ben…

House of Commons - Oral Answers - 18.06.08
19/06/2008 - Topical questions: PolyclinicsTom Brake (Liberal Democrat, Carshalton and Wallington): I met Dr. Goel at his Carshalton fields surgery a couple of weeks…

House of Commons - Debates - Main Chamber - 18.06.08
19/06/2008 - PolyclinicsShadow health secretary, Andrew Lansley, led an opposition day debate on polyclinics in the Commons yesterday.  Lansley spoke in opposition…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 18.06.08
19/06/2008 - PolyclinicsMr. Swayne (Conservative, New Forest West)To ask the Secretary of State for Health when the consultation on GP-led health centres and polyclinics…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 18.06.08
19/06/2008 - GP DispensingMiss McIntosh (Conservative, Vale of York)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what representations he has received on dispensing arrangements…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 18.06.08
18/06/2008 - PharmacyMr. Cox (Conservative, Torridge and West Devon) To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he has had discussions with the Office of…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 17.06.08
17/06/2008 - Pharmacy: General PractitionersBill Wiggin (Conservative, Leominster)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what assessment he has made of the effect…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 17.06.08
17/06/2008 - Health CentresMr. Lansley (Conservative, South Cambridgeshire)To ask the Secretary of State for Health which private companies representatives of his Department…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 17.06.08
17/06/2008 - Health: Prescribing and DispensingBaroness CumberlegeWhat arrangements are made for public and patient consultation when a GP practice applies to dispense…

House of Lords - Written Answers - 12.06.08
12/06/2008 - Health: PharmaciesLord MawsonWhether the proposals in the White Paper Pharmacy in England-Building on Strengths-Delivering the Future (Cm 7341) for pharmacists…

House of Commons - Debates - Westminster Hall - 11.06.08
11/06/2008 - Unused medicinesBen Chapman (Lab, Wirral South) led a debate on unused medicines in Westminster Hall yesterday.  Chapman spoke about the huge cost…

House of Commons - Debates - Westminster Hall - 11.06.08
11/06/2008 - PSNC - name mentionPSNC was mentioned in a debate on unused medicines in Westminster Hall yesterday:Ben Chapman (Lab, Wirral, South):"Furthermore,…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 06.06.08
10/06/2008 - NHS: DrugsBen Chapman (Labour, Wirral South)To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to his Department's publication Pharmacy in England:…

House of Commons - Oral Answers - 06.06.08
10/06/2008 - Business questions: PolyclinicsMike Penning (Conservative, Hemel Hempstead)May I reiterate calls for a debate on polyclinics? In particular, in my constituency…

House of Commons - Debates - Main Chamber - 09.06.08
10/06/2008 - Dispensing (Newick, East Sussex)Norman Baker (Lib Dem, Lewes) led a Commons adjournment debate on dispensing on Friday.Baker stated his intention to focus…

House of Lords - Written Answers - 10.06.08
10/06/2008 - Health: Community PharmaciesLord Morris of ManchesterWhether they will retain the national funding arrangements in the NHS community pharmacy contract,…

House of Lords - Written Answers - 10.06.08.
10/06/2008 - Health: Prescribing and Dispensing Baroness CumberlegeIn light of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007, whether local individuals…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 03.06.08
03/06/2008 - Pharmacy: General PractitionersBill Wiggin (Conservative, Leominster)To ask the Secretary of State for Health for what reasons the Government plans to…

House of Lords - Written Answers - 03.06.08
03/06/2008 - Health: Prescribing and DispensingBaroness CumberlegeWhether general practitioners other than those in remote rural areas may both prescribe and dispense…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 03.06.08
03/06/2008 - Oxygen: Medical Equipment Mrs. Melanie Moon (Labour, Bridgend)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what costs have arisen from the provision of…

May 2008

House of Commons - Written Answers - 21.05.08
21/05/2008 - Pharmacy: General PractitionersBill Wiggin (Conservative, Leominster)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the safety,…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 21.05.08
21/05/2008 - Prescriptions: ICTMr. Stephen O'Brien (Conservative, Eddisbury)To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2008, Official…

House of Lords - Written Answers - 21.05.08
21/05/2008 - Health: Pharmaceutical Price RegulationEarl Howe (Conservative)Whether the conclusions of the 2005 consultation on the "reimbursement of ‘standard'…

House of Commons - Debates - Main Chamber - 20.05.08
20/05/2008 - General practitioner dispensingTony Baldry (Conservative, Banbury) led an adjournment debate on general practitioner dispensing in the Commons yesterday.Baldry…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 16.05.08
16/05/2008 - PharmacyBob Spink (UKIP, Castle Point)To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make it his policy to collect information on numbers of independent…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 16.05.08
16/05/2008 - Pharmacy: DisadvantagedBob Spink (UKIP, Castle Point)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the effect of the centralisation…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 12.05.08
12/05/2008 - Pharmacy: Private SectorBob Spink (UKIP, Castle Point)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent representations he has received on the viability…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 09.05.08
09/05/2008 - PharmacyBob Spink (UKIP, Castle Point)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what assessment he has made of the contribution independent pharmacies…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 07.05.08
07/05/2008 - Pharmacy Alan Beith (Liberal Democrat, Berwick-upon-Tweed)To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will review the procedure for considering…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 07.05.08
07/05/2008 - Prescriptions Stephen O'Brien (Conservative, Eddisbury)To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects the Information Centre to publish…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 07.05.08
07/05/2008 - GP-led Health CentresSimon Hughes (Liberal Democrat, North Southwark and Bermondsey)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what consultation is being…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 07.05.08
07/05/2008 - Pharmacy White PaperMark Harper (Conservative, Forest of Dean)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what representations he has received on the Pharmacy…

April 2008

House of Commons - Written Answers - 28.04.08
28/04/2008 - PrescriptionsMr. Stephen O'Brien (Conservative, Eddisbury)To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 13 December 2007, Official…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 25.04.08
25/04/2008 - Prescriptions Paul Burstow (Liberal Democrat, Sutton & Cheam)To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) whether medication reviews undertaken…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 24.04.08
24/04/2008 - NHS: DrugsMr. Lansley (Conservative, South Cambridgeshire)To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 25 March 2008, Official Report,…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 23.04.08
23/04/2008 - Pharmacy: PaymentsAndrew Lansley (Conservative, South Cambridgeshire)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the total reduction was in fees…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 23.04.08
23/04/2008 - Prescriptions: ICTMr. Stephen O'Brien (Conservative, Eddisbury)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many and what percentage of (a) dispensing…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 04.04.08
04/04/2008 - PrescriptionsJohn Mann (Labour, Bassetlaw)To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent assessment he has made of the use of electronic repeat prescriptions…

House of Commons - Written Ministerial Statement - 04.04.08
04/04/2008 - PharmacyDawn Primarolo (Minister of State for Public Health)We are today laying before Parliament the Government's White Paper, "Pharmacy in England-Building…

Commons Debate on Small Pharmacies
02/04/2008 - 2 April 2008 - 4.20 pmOn resuming-Simon Burns (Conservative, Chelmsford West)I am delighted to have secured this debate on the important subject…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 02.04.08
02/04/2008 - Prescriptions: Fees and ChargesMr. Lansley (Conservative, South Cambridgeshire)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many prescription penalty notices…

March 2008

Prescriptions: Information and Communications Technology
28/03/2008 - 28.03.08Prescriptions: Information and Communications TechnologyStephen O'Brien (Conservative, Eddisbury)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how…

House of Commons - Written Answers - 26.03.08
26/03/2008 - 100 Hour Pharmacies Mark Simmonds (Conservative, Boston & Skegness)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many 100 hour pharmacies there…

Review of prescription charges
26/03/2008 - Early Day Motion - 26.03.08Dr Ian Gibson (Labour, Norwich North)That this House welcomes the commitment in a Written Statement on 22nd July 2007 to launch…

Prescriptions: ICT
26/03/2008 - Prescriptions: ICT House of Commons - Written Answers 26.03.08 Stephen O'Brien (Conservative, Eddisbury)To ask the Secretary of State for Health how…

Prescriptions: Packaging
20/03/2008 - Prescriptions: Packaging House of Commons - Written Answers 20.03.08 Bob Russell (Liberal Democrat, Colchester)To ask the Secretary of State for Health…

February 2008

Prescriptions
29/02/2008 - Prescriptions House of Commons - Written Answers 29.02.08 Andrew Lansley (Conservative, South Cambridgeshire)To ask the Secretary of State for Health…

100 hour pharmacies
22/02/2008 - 100 hour pharmacies House of Commons - Debates - Main Chamber 22.02.08 Simon Burns (Conservative, Chelmsford West)Will the Deputy Leader arrange for the…

Electronic patient record
22/02/2008 - Electronic patient record House of Commons - Debates - Westminster Hall 22.02.08 Kevin Barron (Labour, Rother Valley) yesterday led a Westminster Hall…

NHS Drugs, Fees & Charges
08/02/2008 - NHS Drugs, Fees & Charges Written Answers 08.02.08 Drugs Jamie Reed (Labour, Copeland)To ask the Secretary of State for Health:(1) what estimate his…