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Greater Manchester Ambulance Service is using a fast track scheme for all patients thought to be suffering from heart attack to ensure rapid transfer to hospital for these patients. South Yorkshire Ambulance Service is piloting a similar scheme to Greater Manchester.
Mr. Hoyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many ambulances are on call in Lancashire (a) on weekdays, (b) at weekends, (c) between 10 pm and 6am during the week, (d) between 10 pm and 6 am on (i) Friday, (ii) Saturday and (iii) Sunday nights; and how many are stationed in Chorley constituency. 
Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many adverse reaction reports were received through the yellow card reporting system for (a) all anti-psychotic drugs, (b) traditional anti-psychotic drugs and (c) atypical anti-psychotic drugs in each of the last five years; and how many prescriptions there were for each type of drug in each year. 
Jane Kennedy: Table 1 shows the total number of suspected adverse drug reaction (ADR) reports received via the yellow card scheme from 1 January to 31 December for each of the last five years, for all anti-psychotic drugs, traditional anti-psychotics and atypical anti-psychotics.
|Number of reports for all anti-psychotics||Number of reports for traditional anti-psychotics||Number of reports for atypical anti-psychotics|
Table 2 shows the total number of prescriptions for all anti-psychotic drugs, traditional anti-psychotics and atypical anti-psychotics over the last five years supplied by the Prescription Pricing Authority (PPA).
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|Number of prescriptions for all anti-psychotics||Number of prescriptions for traditional anti-psychotics||Number of prescriptions for atypical anti-psychotics|
Mr. Kidney: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what budget provision she has made in her Department for supporting breastfeeding in (a) the 200506 financial year and (b) the 200607 financial year. 
Caroline Flint: The Government are committed to increasing support for breastfeeding and has identified approximately £2 million for activities related to Healthy Start" and breastfeeding, including national breastfeeding awareness week and a new national breastfeeding helpline. The five yearly national infant feeding survey to be conducted later this year will be funded separately. Primary care trusts are responsible for funding local breastfeeding support. The funding for financial year 200607 has yet to be agreed.
Ms Rosie Winterton: The number of emergency, finished admission episodes of cardiac care in Southend Hospital National Health Service Trust and, as it was known prior to 199899, Southend Health Care NHS Trust, is shown in the table.
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Jane Kennedy: Our programme to control healthcare associated infection in England, including those due to Clostridium difficile, is set out in the Department's publications, Winning Ways: Working together to reduce Healthcare Associated Infection in England" (December 2003) and Towards cleaner hospitals and lower rates of infection" (July 2004). Specific measures will include incorporating high standard infection control procedures; appropriate antibiotic prescribing; and appropriate contingency, for example, appropriate disinfection or isolation, if an outbreak occurs.
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