42442 - Pharmacy: Internet (Answered)

Helen Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will take steps to restrict the quantities of drugs which can be bought from online pharmacies.

George Freeman

42223 - Strokes (Answered)

Royston Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of local sustainability and transformation plans on geographical variations in stroke care.

George Freeman

42118 - Perinatal Mortality: Air Pollution (Answered)

Jim Shannon
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what research his Department has conducted on potential links between rates of stillbirth and exposure to high levels of air pollution.

George Freeman

The Department has not conducted or commissioned specific research on this topic.

42123 - Cancer: Mortality Rates (Answered)

Jim Shannon
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what research his Department has conducted on the links between cancer survival rates, diet and exercise.

George Freeman

The Department has not conducted or commissioned specific research on this topic.

41995 - Cancer: Drugs (Answered)

Mr Nicholas Brown
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what options his Department is considering for making access to an expanded range of cancer drugs available through the NHS after the end of the Cancer Drugs Fund.

George Freeman

The Government remains committed to the Cancer Drugs Fund which has so far helped over 84,000 patients in England access the cancer drugs they need. £340 million has been allocated to the Fund in 2016-17.

42040 - Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (Answered)

Daniel Zeichner
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to pages 17 and 20 of the NHS England Review of Uniting Care Contract, published in April 2016, when he expects NHS England's review into the role, function and effectiveness of advisors involved in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group contract procurement to be published.

George Freeman

41925 - Health Services (Answered)

Dr Sarah Wollaston
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department plans to publish and keep updated a public resource for identifying and assisting contact with (a) chairs of clinical commissioning groups, (b) chairs of health and wellbeing boards and (c) sustainability and transformation leads.

George Freeman

41915 - Clinical Commissioning Groups (Answered)

Dr Sarah Wollaston
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when clinical commissioning groups will be required to update their local transformation plans; and what plans he has for such plans to interact with sustainability and transformation plans.

George Freeman

42142 - Drugs (Answered)

Mr Charles Walker
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when his Department plans to publish the final Accelerated Access Review related to drug development and innovation; and if he will make a statement.

George Freeman

The Government expects to publish the review it commissioned on the independently chaired Accelerated Access Review shortly. The Review team are currently considering publication dates.

42003 - Medical Treatments (Answered)

Mr Nicholas Brown
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department provides for people on their options for accessing safe and reliable treatments which are not offered through the NHS.

George Freeman

The decision to be treated privately outside the National Health Service is one for individuals and their clinicians to make, in accordance with the relevant professional and regulatory requirements.

Guidance on NHS patients who wish to pay for additional private care was issued in 2009 and is available at:

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