2528 - Medical Records: Internet (Answered)

Frank Field
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients have accessed medical records online since April 2015.

George Freeman

In April 2015 the total number of times a patient had accessed their record or a part of their record was 348,300.

This data is at present indicative, and is dependent on suppliers’ ability to provide detailed management information reports.

2376 - Epilepsy: Drugs (Answered)

Fiona Bruce
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the clarity and accuracy of warnings on anti-convulsant drugs for women with epilepsy who are also pregnant on the risk of developmental disorders and birth defects associated with the use of such drugs.

George Freeman

2379 - Pregnancy: Sodium Valproate (Answered)

Fiona Bruce
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information he has on whether his Department had knowledge prior to 2000 of the fact that the anti-convulsant drug Epilim, Sanofi Aventis, known previously as Sanofi Pharma, was potentially teratogenic to foetuses.

George Freeman

The information available for Epilim in 1974 contained a warning that the compound was known to be teratogenic in animals and that any known hazards should be balanced against benefit when used in human pregnancy.

2378 - Epilepsy: Drugs (Answered)

Fiona Bruce
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information the Government gave to doctors and patients about the risks for unborn children of taking certain anti-convulsant drugs in pregnancy prior to the warning issued by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency in January 2013.

George Freeman

2815 - Morquio Syndrome: Drugs (Answered)

Greg Mulholland
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, for what reasons NHS England's announcement on whether it will grant interim funding for the Vimizim drug has been rescheduled from 25 to 30 June 2015.

George Freeman

The decision on the interim funding of Vimizim (elosulfase alfa) will be made by NHS England by the end of June 2015. NHS England has not scheduled a date for the announcement of this decision.

2073 - Stem Cells: Research (Answered)

Fiona Bruce
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much Government funding was allocated to research into therapies using embryonic stem cells in each of the last five years for which figures are available; and how much such funding will be so allocated in the next five years.

George Freeman

2328 - Stem Cells: Research (Answered)

Mary Glindon
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to support scientific research into stem cell transplantation.

George Freeman

2077 - Sodium Valproate (Answered)

Kate Green
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information he holds on what knowledge his Department had of the emergence of risks associated with sodium valproate within the first five years following first prescription of that drug.

George Freeman

2074 - Stem Cells: Research (Answered)

Fiona Bruce
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much Government funding was allocated to research into therapies using stem cells derived from non-embryonic sources in each of the last five years for which figures are available; and how much such funding will be so allocated in the next five years.

George Freeman

2329 - NHS England: Public Consultation (Answered)

Mary Glindon
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he expects NHS England to respond to its consultation on Investing in Specialised Services.

George Freeman

NHS England expects to publish its response to the Investing in Specialised Services consultation by the end of June 2015.

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