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Dr. Strang: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what methods her Department employs to ensure that its data are up-to-date, with particular reference to information on people who have (a) moved house and (b) died. 
developing technology that allows staff and line managers to make changes to data directly themselves, rather than relying on Human Resource staff or others to do so on their behalf. This is the case in the specific circumstance of moving house; and
Mr. Weir: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent on advertising by (a) her Department, (b) each (i) non-departmental public body and (ii) executive agency for which her Department is responsible and (c) each independent statutory body, organisation and body financially sponsored by her Department in each year since May 1997. 
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We have no central record of advertising spend by non-departmental public bodies, executive agencies or independent statutory bodies or organisations financially sponsored by the Department and could not obtain these without incurring disproportionate costs.
Mr. Jim Cunningham:
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment she has made of the effect of the
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European working time directive on doctors working in the NHS; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Byrne: The working time directive (WTD) was implemented for the vast majority of national health service staff groups in 1998 in accordance with regulations. The Government negotiated an extension to the WTD for doctors in training to enable phased implementation from August 2004.
The Department in England has worked with the health professions and NHS employers to provide joint guidance and invested an extra £46 million to support WTD implementation, including 20 national pilots and the hospital at night project. We are also funding independent research on the impact of WTD on medical training.
Helen Goodman: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many general practitioners were paid (a) £130,000 to £150,000, (b) £110,000 to £129,999, (c) £90,000 to £109,999, (d) £70,000 to £89,999 and (e) £50,000 to £69,999 in 200405; and how many in each category worked (i) full-time and (ii) part-time. 
Danny Alexander: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent by the NHS on treatment by (a) psychiatrists, (b) clinical psychologists, (c) psychotherapists, (d) cognitive and behavioural therapists and (e) other therapists in each of the last five years, broken down to the most local level for which figures are available. 
Mr. Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients from (a) North Lincolnshire and (b) North East Lincolnshire received hospital treatment in Hull in each of the last three years for which figures are available. 
The table shows the counts of finished consultant episodes and patients at the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust where the patients are resident within the North Lincolnshire Primary Care Trust (PCT) and the North East Lincolnshire PCT.
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|PCT of residence||Finished consultant episodes||Patient counts|
|(a) North Lincolnshire PCT|
|(b) North East Lincolnshire PCT|
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment she has made of the likelihood of a pandemic strain of influenza developing resistance to oseltamivir; and whether she intends to stockpile (a) M2 inhibitors and (b) other antivirals as an alternative strategy. 
Ms Rosie Winterton:
Antiviral resistance is a general concern and we are supporting and monitoring research on levels of viral resistance to antiviralsincluding oseltamivir. Recent anecdotal reports suggest a few patients treated for avian influenza have developed resistance to oseltamivir. These particular cases are specific to avian, not pandemic virus, and the data, for now, do not affect our current strategy. At present the experience is that these drugs do work and that they
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should work against a pandemic strain. They need to be used carefully and appropriately to minimise the risk of resistance.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has completed tests of viruses recovered from the first two fatal cases in Turkey. These analyses indicate that the Turkish viruses are sensitive to both classes of antiviral drugs including oseltamivir. Oseltamivir remains the drug of first choice recommended by the WHO.
Shona McIsaac: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of eligible people received free influenza vaccinations in Cleethorpes constituency in each of the last three years; and if she will make a statement. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: Information is available only at primary care trust level. The percentage of people aged 65 and over receiving free influenza vaccinations from 2002 to 2005, in North East Lincolnshire Primary Care Trust (PCT) is shown in the table.
|Total percentage uptake|
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