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The information on emergency contraception supplied by community contraception clinics is shown in the following table:


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Occasions on which emergency contraception was supplied at community contraception clinics by type, 1995-96 to 2005-06, England
T housand
All ages
Year( 1) Total occasions Hormonal IU Device

2001-02

198.5

193.4

5.1

2002-03

191.6

187.0

4.6

2003-04

187.4

183.2

4.2

2004-05

178.5

174.1

4.5

2005-06

169.3

164.5

4.8

(1) Data are collected annually and are therefore not available monthly.
Source:
The Information Centre for Health and Social Care KT31 return (c) 2007 The Information Centre. All rights reserved.

Sandra Gidley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many women were (a) given prescriptions for the oral contraceptive and (b) given depot contraceptive injections in each of the last 10 years, broken down by (i) age and (ii) trust. [150980]

Dawn Primarolo: The available information on prescriptions dispensed in the community (almost all of which are written by general practice) for oral and injectable contraceptives by trust has been placed in the Library. Data on prescriptions by age are not available.

Data for oral and injectable contraceptives supplied by community contraceptive clinics for the nine years preceding 2005-06 can be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, 2005-06 data for first contacts with women are available and have also been placed in the Library.

Primary Care Trusts: Redundancy Pay

Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the cost was of redundancy payments associated with the reconfiguration of primary care trusts in the East of England in the financial year 2006-07; and if he will make a statement. [151556]

Mr. Ivan Lewis: There were 255 compulsory redundancies made in East of England strategic health authority area in the 2006-07 financial year.

The costs of early retirement and redundancy payments is not collected centrally.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sandra Gidley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections there were in (a) Hampshire and (b) England in each month since January 2001. [150936]

Dawn Primarolo: Data are not currently available for Hampshire and are not collected monthly. Hampshire is in the South Central Strategic Health Authority (SHA) and data for this SHA by quarter are given in the following table:

S TI diagnoses —South Central SHA
Quarter 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

January-March

7,622

7,681

8,399

9,716

9,532

8,984

April-June

7,504

7,705

8,502

9,649

10,598

10,118

July-September

7,627

8,207

10,112

9,622

9,965

8,503

October-December

7,619

7,987

9,232

8,937

9,638

6,726


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Data for England are given in the following table.


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STI diagnoses—England
Quarter 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

January-March

107,935

113,664

123,253

130,217

132,055

128,694

April-June

105,343

113,807

122,685

128,714

142,074

125,701

July-September

110,123

118,745

129,405

134,502

137,955

137,982

October-December

108,875

116,853

121,514

132,445

133,278

125,461

Note:
The data available from the KC60 statutory returns are for diagnoses made in genito-urinary clinics only. Diagnoses made in other clinical settings, such as general practice, are not recorded in the KC60 dataset.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Young People

Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many children and young people under the age of 18 years have been diagnosed with (a) chlamydia, (b) gonorrhoea, (c) genital herpes, (d) genital warts, (e) hepatitis B and (f) syphilis in each of the last 10 years. [150638]

Dawn Primarolo: Data for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital herpes, genital warts and syphilis are published by the Health Protection Agency in their annual report “Diagnoses of selected STIs by Strategic Health Authority, country, sex and age group, United Kingdom: 1997-2006”, copies of which have been placed in the Library. Data is not collected by age for hepatitis B.

This data is available at:

Smoking: Death

Sandra Gidley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many deaths there were in (a) England, (b) Hampshire and (c) Southampton as a result of (i) the consumption of alcohol and (ii) smoking in each of the last five years. [150967]

Dawn Primarolo: The following table provides the number of deaths with an alcohol-related underlying cause in England, Hampshire, and Southampton from 2002-06 (the latest year available).

Number of deaths with an alcohol-related underlying cause of death( 1) , England, Hampshire and Southampton( 2) , 2002- 06( 3)
Deaths (persons)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

England

5,582

5,981

6,036

6,191

6,517

Hampshire

93

139

118

128

142

Southampton

36

31

25

35

32

(1 )Cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10). The specific causes of death categorised as alcohol-related, and their corresponding ICD-10 codes, are shown as follows.
(2) Based on boundaries as of 2007.
(3) Figures are for deaths registered in each calendar year.
Source:
ONS National Statistics Online

Alcohol-related causes of death—international classification of diseases, tenth revision (ICD-10)
Cause of death ICD-10 code(s)

Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of alcohol

F10

Degeneration of nervous system due to alcohol

G31.2

Alcoholic polyneuropathy

G62.1

Alcoholic cardiomyopathy

I42.6

Alcoholic gastritis

K29.2

Alcoholic liver disease

K70

Chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified

K73

Fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver (excl. Biliary cirrhosis)

K74 (excl. K74.3-K74.5)

Alcohol induced chronic pancreatitis

K86.0

Accidental poisoning by and exposure to alcohol

X45

Intentional self-poisoning by and exposure to alcohol

X65

Poisoning by and exposure to alcohol, undetermined intent

Y15


Figures on the numbers of deaths attributable to smoking among people aged 35 or over are given in the following table. Figures are only available for Hampshire and Southampton for the periods 2002-04 and 2003-05 and for England for the periods 1998-02, 2002-04 and 2003-05. The figures for 2003-05 are not directly comparable with the figures for earlier years because of a change in methodology.

Deaths attributable to smoking among people aged 35 or over( 1)
1998-2002( 1) 2002-04( 2) 2003-05( 2)

England

86,500

86,100

87,000

Hampshire

n/a

1,873

1,931

Southampton

n/a

376

374

Note:
The figures for 2003-05 are not directly comparable with the figures for earlier years: the 2003-05 figures are based on the method developed by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, whereas the figures for earlier years are based on the method developed by the Institute for the Geography of Health at University of Portsmouth.
Sources:
(1) “The Smoking Epidemic in England”, Health Development Agency, 2004
(2) “Community Health Profiles”, APHO and Department of Health

Social Services: Manpower

David Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people are employed in adult social care in the ( a) public and (b) private sector in (i) Leicestershire, (ii) the east midlands and (iii) England. [150882]

Mr. Ivan Lewis [holding answer 23 July 2007]: This information is not collected centrally. The local government annual social services work force survey, undertaken by Local Government Analysis and Research, provides figures for the public sector only. As at 30 September 2005, there were approximately 108,435 people (headcount)
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employed in the public sector within the adult social care work force for England. Local and regional figures are not available.

The Wanless Social Care Review, Kings Fund 2006, is another source of data across client groups and the private and voluntary sectors, further information can be found at:

Solvents: Misuse

Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many times the stakeholder group set up under the Volatile Substance Abuse Framework has met; and if he will place in the Library the minutes from these meetings. [150374]

Dawn Primarolo: A stakeholder group made up of key players in the field was set up in December 2004 to develop and implement the national framework for volatile substance abuse. The group was revised in December 2006 to include key departments across Government.

The stakeholder group has met five times since its conception. Minutes, where available, have been placed in the Library. However, early meetings of the group were not minuted. In addition, minutes of the last stakeholder group meeting have yet to be finalised, and therefore are not available.


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