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John Bercow: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what representations she has received on the use of (a) temozolomide and (b) carmustine implants for the treatment of newly diagnosed high grade glioma; 
However, the Department has asked the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to appraise carmustine implants and temozolomide for the treatment of newly diagnosed high-grade glioma.
NICE has now published preliminary recommendations on the use of carmustine implants and temozolomide in the treatment of newly diagnosed high-grade glioma. It is
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important to note that these recommendations do not constitute the Institute's formal guidance on this technology and may change after consultation.
Rosie Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many operations were cancelled by each hospital in the (a) Southport and Ormskirk and (b) Liverpool in the last year for which figures are available; and how many of those patients were operated on within 28 days of the operation being cancelled. 
Mr. Byrne: The table shows the number of last minute cancellations for non-clinical reasons and the number of which were operated on within 28 days for hospital trusts in the (a) Southport and Ormskirk area and (b) Liverpool area.
|National health service hospital trust||Number of last minute cancellations for non-clinical reasons||Of which were operated on within 28 days|
|Southport and Ormskirk area|
|Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust||92||92|
|Aintree Hospitals NHS Trust||272||245|
|Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Trust||146||146|
|Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals Universities NHS Trust||343||276|
|Liverpool Womens Hospital NHS Trust||62||60|
|Royal Liverpool Children's NHS Trust||107||87|
|The Cardiothoracic CentreLiverpool NHS Trust||348||336|
Rosie Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the anonymised annual salaries are for NHS chief executives within the Cheshire and Merseyside strategic health authority area, including the strategic health authority itself. 
Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much her Department has allocated to implementing the Choosing Health White Paper; what sum has been earmarked from this allocation for the prevention, detection and treatment of (a) sexually transmitted diseases and (b) HIV/AIDS; and over what time scale. 
Caroline Flint: Over the next three years £1 billion, in addition to planned mainstream funding, will be invested to catalyse action that supports people in taking responsibility for improving their health, through the implementation of the Choosing Health White Paper. Of this, £300 million, over three years, is for measures to improve sexual health.
Mr. Byrne: The Department is currently considering its response to the chief medical officer's recommendation that a national service framework be formulated for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Anne Milton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will list the public information advertising campaigns run by her Department in the past 12 months; and what her Department spent on (a) newspapers and (b) television advertising for those campaigns. 
Jane Kennedy: Media spend on public information advertising for the Department for the period 1 January to 31 December 2005 was £23.06 million. The campaigns are listed in the table with a breakdown of newspaper and television advertising costs.
|Social care recruitment||1.06||0.12|
|Get the right treatment||||0.55|
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much her Department has spent on IT systems in each year since 1997; what the purpose of each system is; what the outturn against planned expenditure of each system was; and what the (a) planned and (b) actual date of completion was of each system. 
Mr. Byrne: The symptoms, and the risk of complications, associated with diverticulitis can usually be controlled by good self-care aimed at reducing the incidence of constipation through a high-fibre diet with adequate fluid intake and exercise. For those where this is not possible stool bulking agents can be prescribed.
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