34586 - Asthma: Drugs (Answered)

Derek Twigg
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent by the NHS on asthma drugs in each year since 2010.

George Freeman

Information on National Health Service expenditure on drugs for the treatment of asthma1 in primary and secondary care is shown in the table.

34588 - Clinical Commissioning Groups (Answered)

Derek Twigg
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to merge clinical commissioning groups during the course of the current Parliament.

George Freeman

There are no plans to merge clinical commissioning groups.

34552 - Congenital Abnormalities (Answered)

Anna Turley
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, by what date he expects that the population of England will be covered by the National Congenital Anomaly and Rare Disease Registration Service.

George Freeman

Public Health England achieved complete national coverage for the National Congenital Anomalies and Rare Disease Registration Service in April 2016.

34392 - Diseases (Answered)

Mr David Hanson
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress has been made on producing an implementation plan for England for the UK Strategy for Rare Diseases; and when he expects such a plan to be in place.

George Freeman

There are no plans to consult on the implementation plan for England on the UK Strategy for Rare Diseases. NHS England published a Statement of Intent to implement the UK Strategy in February 2014. Implementation of the Strategy is also included in NHS England’s Five Year Forward View.

34391 - Diseases (Answered)

Mr David Hanson
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what consultation he expects to undertake on the implementation plan for England for the UK strategy on rare diseases.

George Freeman

There are no plans to consult on the implementation plan for England on the UK Strategy for Rare Diseases. NHS England published a Statement of Intent to implement the UK Strategy in February 2014. Implementation of the Strategy is also included in NHS England’s Five Year Forward View.

34475 - Brain: Tumours (Answered)

Andrea Jenkyns
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much he estimates will be spent on research into brain tumours in children and young people (a) in total and (b) as a proportion of the total spend on cancer research in each of the next three years.

George Freeman

33885 - Brain: Tumours (Answered)

John Pugh
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what support the Government provides to research into the causes and treatment of brain tumours.

George Freeman

34325 - Anna Turley - 18-Apr-2016 (Answered)

Anna Turley
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the postcodes for the addresses of mothers of babies born with congenital abnormalities are available on the British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers.

George Freeman

33927 - NHS: Procurement (Answered)

Andrew Gwynne
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department has conducted any research into the number of NHS organisations complying with guidance for the seven contract documents contained in the Guidance for NHS Terms and Conditions for the Supply of Goods and the Provision of Services, published in March 2015.

George Freeman

33738 - NHS: Procurement (Answered)

Andrew Gwynne
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department has made an assessment of the number of NHS organisations that have official terms and conditions that set payment terms longer than 30 days.

George Freeman

The Department has developed standard National Health Service terms and conditions for use by NHS bodies procuring goods and services from commercial suppliers. The documents were first published in August 2013.

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