33720 - NHS: Procurement (Answered)

Andrew Gwynne
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many NHS organisations complied with the 30 day target for the payment of subcontractors set by the Government in the last period for which figures are available.

George Freeman

Figures on the number of National Health Service bodies recording instances of expenditure incurred under the ‘Late payment of commercial debt (Interest) Act 1998’, where it was incurred with non-NHS bodies, in the last three years, are provided in the following table.

33719 - NHS: Procurement (Answered)

Andrew Gwynne
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many NHS organisations have been charged statutory interest as a result of late payment in the last three years.

George Freeman

Figures on the number of National Health Service bodies recording instances of expenditure incurred under the ‘Late payment of commercial debt (Interest) Act 1998’, where it was incurred with non-NHS bodies, in the last three years, are provided in the following table.

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33864 - Tobacco (Answered)

Andrew Rosindell
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what input officials of his Department had on the commissioning of the research study on tobacco taxation and tobacco industry pricing by the Department of Health to the University of Bath awarded in September 2014.

George Freeman

33867 - Tobacco: Taxation (Answered)

Andrew Rosindell
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the contract awarded by his Department to the University of Bath in September 2014 for research study on tobacco taxation and tobacco industry pricing was awarded on a competitive tender basis; and if he will make a statement.

George Freeman

33673 - Department of Health: Databases (Answered)

Dr Sarah Wollaston
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he expects to be consulted in cases where a Bulk Personal Dataset is required from his Department by an Agency under the provisions of Part 7 of the Investigatory Powers Bill.

George Freeman

33469 - Brivaracetam (Answered)

Jim Shannon
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the epileptic drug Briviact will be available on the NHS.

George Freeman

Briviact (brivaracetam) became available on the National Health Service following its launch in the United Kingdom in February 2016. It is for clinicians to decide whether to prescribe it to patients.

33311 - NHS Property Services: Standards (Answered)

Sir Nicholas Soames
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will undertake a review of the effectiveness of the operations and governance of NHS Property Services.

George Freeman

33334 - Health: Innovation (Answered)

Tom Brake
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding has been provided to health innovation networks in each year since their creation; and how much funding he plans to provide to these networks in each of the next five years.

George Freeman

The Health Innovation Network is the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for South London and one of the 15 AHSNs that cover England.

Information is provided for the Health Innovation Network and for all 15 AHSNs. Future funding is being determined by NHS England.

33764 - Drugs: Regulation (Answered)

Justin Madders
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which medicines have been reclassified from (a) prescription only medicine to pharmacy medicine status, (b) pharmacy medicine to general sales list medicine status and (c) prescription only medicine to general sales list medicine status in each of the last 25 years; for each of those medicines so reclassified what condition that medicine was designed to treat; and if he will make a statement.

George Freeman

33763 - Drugs: Regulation (Answered)

Justin Madders
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, for each medicine reclassified from (a) prescription only medicine to pharmacy medicine status, (b) pharmacy medicine to general sales list medicine status and (c) prescription only medicine to general sales list medicine status in the last 25 years, what the cost to the public purse was of prescribing that medicine in the three years (i) prior to and (ii) following its reclassification.

George Freeman

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