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Helen Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of patients have been re-admitted to hospital within two months of their discharge, in each of the last five years for which figures are available. 
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Mr. Jenkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent representations he has received requesting legislation to require restaurants to list the calorie content of food and drink on the menus. 
Andrew George: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) children, (b) older people, (c) people aged 1659 years with learning difficulties and (d) others, received social service care in (i) Northumberland, (ii) North Yorkshire, (iii) Cumbria, (iv) Herefordshire, (v) Shropshire, (vi) Rutland, (vii) Devon, (viii) Lincolnshire, (ix) East Riding of Yorkshire, (x) Wiltshire, (xi) Wandsworth, (xii) Southwark, (xiii) Camden, (xiv) Tower Hamlets, (xv) Hackney, (xvi) Lambeth, (xvii) Hammersmith and Fulham, (xviii) Westminster, (xix) Islington and (xx) Kensington and Chelsea, in 200102. 
Jacqui Smith [holding answer 2 December 2002]: The latest data for children can be found in the table B of the publication Children in Need in England: Results of a survey of activity and expenditure as reported by Local Authority Social Services' Children and Families Teams for a survey week in September/October 2001: Local Authority Tables', a copy of which will be placed in the Library. This publication is available on the Department's website at http://www.doh.gov.uk/cin/cin2001.htm.
Local authority information for adults is available by client group for the age groups 1864 and 65 or over from table P1.1 of the XCommunity Care Statistics 200001: Referrals, Assessments and Packages of Care (RAP) for adults". This publication is available on the Department's website at http://www.doh.gov.uk/public/comcare2001/ccstats2001.htm. This omits authorities which did not provide information for the 200001 RAP census. National data for 200102 will be published in 2003.
Dr. Evan Harris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many deaths from suicide were recorded of (a) doctors and (b) nurses, in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available. 
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(42) Cause of death defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (1CD-9) codes E950-E959 and E980-E989 excluding E988.8 for the years 1992 to 2000, and, for the year 2001, the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (1CD-10) codes X60-X84 and Y1O-Y34 excluding Y33.9 where the Coroner's verdict was pending.
(43) Last gainful occupation of the deceased for persons aged 16 to 74. For years 1992 to 2000 occupations defined using SOC 90 classification codes 220 (medical practitioners) and 340 (nurses). For 2001 occupations defined using SOC 2000 classification codes 2211 (medical practitioners) and 3211 (nurses).
(44) Figures are for deaths registered in 1992 and for deaths occurring in each calendar year from 1993 to 2001.
Sue Doughty: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the sustainability strategy is for his Department; and if he will make a statement on how it has changed since the world Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. 
Mr. Lammy: The Department contributes fully to the Government's sustainable development strategy and its policies are an integral part of, and fully compatible with, the aims of sustainable development.
The Department's stated overall purpose is to contribute to the Government's objectives of building a fair, inclusive and economically thriving society which includes improving and protecting the health and social well being of the people of England.
We are currently reviewing our existing sustainable development strategy and will be consulting the sustainable development commission as part of this process. In revising our strategy we will have regard to the discussions at the world summit on sustainable development (WSSD). We have recently published a new Department of Health sustainable development web page, which refers to the important outcomes of WSSD, at www.doh.qov.uk/sustainabledevelopment/index.htm.
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departmental Ministers expect to meet during December; and what issues they expect to discuss. 
Mr. Lammy: Ministers and civil servants have meetings with a wide range of organisations and individuals as part of the process of policy development and analysis. As with previous Administrations, it is not this Government's practice to provide details of all such meetings. All such contacts are conducted in accordance with the Ministerial Code, the Civil Service Code and Guidance for Civil Servants: Contacts with Lobbyists.
Trust KH07ms Monthly Waiting List Returns
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Mr. Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of operations were cancelled shortly before they were due to be performed in the Walsgrave Hospital in the last year for which figures are available; and how many of these cancellations were due to a lack of beds. 
Mr. Lammy: The number of last minute cancellations for non-clinical reasons at the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire National Health Service Trust in the quarter to June 2002 was 133. As a proportion of activity, finished first consultant episodes, this was 1.5 per cent.
Data as at 30 September each year.
Department of Health Medical and Dental Workforce Census.
Mr. Lammy: Since 1 April 2002, nine consultants have been appointed to the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire National Health Service Trustsix as replacements and three in newly created posts.
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