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(a) those co-infected with HIV, (b) those who have cleared the virus through treatment and (c) the families of those who have died from hepatitis C. 
Mr. Waterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he will announce the result of the Lyons Review, with particular reference to its conclusions on the future location of the Dental Practice Board. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: The Department is considering the options for relocation in the light of the Lyons Review. These will need to be taken in the light of the review of the Department's arms' length bodies which my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State, announced at the Health Select Committee on 30 October 2003 and which it is expected will reach its conclusions by the middle of next year.
Ms Rosie Winterton: There are two types of diagnostic methods available on the National Health Service that allow people with diabetes to self-monitor their blood glucose levels. These are blood glucose testing strips and urine testing strips.
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what further steps he will take to ensure that (a) diabetics are able to make an informed choice on the types of insulin available and (b) that healthcare providers advise patients of the risks and benefits of different types of insulin. 
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Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS prescriptions for (a) Aricept, (b) Concerta XL and (c) Risperidone have been made in 2003; and what additional funds have been made available for prescription of these drugs. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: Information on the number of prescription items and net ingredient cost (NIC) of all Aricept, Concerta and Risperidone drugs dispensed in the community in England in 2003 (January to September) is shown in the table.
National health service bodies are expected to meet the costs of prescriptions from their unified allocations, which have increased on average by over 9 per cent., over the three years starting from 200203.
|Chemical name||Items (000s)|
|Donepezil Hydrochloride (Aricept)||181.3|
1. Aricept is included in British National Formulary (BNF) Section 4.11 (Drugs for dementia), and is a brand of the chemical entity Donepezil Hydrochloride. Aricept is the only brand. There are no generics available.
Concerta is included in BNF Section 4.4 (Central nervous system stimulants), and is a brand of the chemical entity Methylphenidate Hydrochloride. Concerta is one of many brands of Methylphenidate Hydrochloride, including the generic.
Risperidone is a chemical entity and is included in BNF Section 4.2 (Drugs used in psychoses and related disorders). Risperdal is the only brand of Risperdone, there are no generics available.
2. The data are based on prescription items dispensed in the community, ie by community pharmacists and appliance contractors, dispensing doctors, and prescriptions submitted by prescribing doctors for items personally administered in England.
3. The data do not cover drugs dispensed in hospital or private prescriptions.
4. Doctors, dentists or nurses write prescriptions on a prescription form. Each single item written on the form is counted as a prescription item.
Prescription Cost Analysis (PCA) data from the Prescription Pricing Authority
Mr. McLoughlin: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people aged 65 years or over died of influenza in (a) West Derbyshire, (b) East Midlands and (c) the UK in each year since 1997. 
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|West Derbyshire||EastMidlands||United Kingdom|
= Zero deaths
* Fewer than 5 deaths
(36) Deaths with an underlying cause of influenza defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) code 487 for the years 1997 to 2000 and, for the year 2001, the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes J10 and J11.
(37) Figures are for deaths occurring in each calendar year, except for data for Scotland and Northern Ireland included in the United Kingdom totals. These are deaths registered in each calendar year.
(38) Deaths of usual residents of these areas.
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in (a) preventative measures and (b) treatment and care for newborn babies infected with Group B streptococcus. 
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he will publish the statement on standards provided for by section 45 of the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003. 
Mr. McLoughlin: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average journey time was for patients to the nearest (a) general practitioner surgery, (b) dentist and (c) accident and emergency unit in West Derbyshire in the last 12 months. 
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people living within the Adur, Arun and Worthing Primary Care Trust area suffered from lymphoedema in each of the last five years; and how many received treatment. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: Data are not available by primary care trust (PCT) of residence for the last five years available, nor is it available by strategic heath authority (SHA) of residence. However, the following table shows figures for the four health authorities (HAs) which were merged to form Surrey and Sussex SHA, for which Adur, Arun and Worthing PCT is part.
|Health Authority of residence||199798||199899||19992000||200001||200102|
|OAK||East Surrey HA||3||6||4||2||3|
|QAL||West Surrey HA||3||4||8||4||15|
|QA M||East Sussex Brighton & Hove HA||46||10||25||48||22|
|QAN||West Sussex HA||579||312||357||333||384|
1. Admissionsadmissions are defined as the first period of in-patient care under one consultant within one healthcare provider. Please note that admissions do not represent the number of in-patients, as a person may have more than one admission within the year.
2. Diagnosis (Primary Diagnosis)the primary diagnosis is the first of up to 14 (seven prior to 200203) diagnosis is fields in the Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) dataset and provides the main reason why the patient was in hospital.
3. Grossingfigures are grossed for both coverage and missing/invalid clinical data except 200102, which is not yet adjusted for shortfalls.
Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), Department of Health.
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