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Anne Milton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the names and specialties are of the healthcare professionals who carried out the classification of products in the latest consultation on Part IX of the Drug Tariff. 
Dawn Primarolo: 12 healthcare professionals advised the Department on the proposed classification of items. The names of those who have given agreement to publish their names are shown as follows.
These names have been shared with industry and will be placed on the Departments website.
Sandra Gidley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients have accessed treatment abroad for which the NHS has paid in each of the last five years. 
Dawn Primarolo: The following information relates to patients being referred abroad specifically for treatment. There are different routes under which patients can be sent abroad for treatment. We only hold information where the relevant authorisation has to be given by the Department. The following table shows the number of patients in the last five years where Department of Health authorisation has been given.
This Information covers patients from England, Scotland and Wales.
|Number of E112's issued|
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects to respond to the letter of 6 October from the hon. Member for Eddisbury on malnutrition. 
Mr. Ivan Lewis: A reply was issued on 15 November 2007.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects to reply to the letter of 28 June 2007 from the hon. Member for Eddisbury to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State on the Registered Nursing Care Contribution. 
Mr. Ivan Lewis: I regret the hon. Members letter was not received by the Department. A copy has now been obtained and a reply will be sent shortly.
Tony Lloyd: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the provision of mental health services in the City of Manchester. 
Mr. Ivan Lewis: Mental health services in the City of Manchester are primarily provided by the Manchester Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust. At the end of 2005, the primary care trust and Manchester city council undertook a public consultation on the future direction of mental health services, entitled Change in Mind, which gave a mandate to reorganise mental health services to meet the requirements of the National Service Frameworks, through a combination of redesign and new investment. PCTs and the city council have underpinned these changes by an additional £4 million of recurrent investment.
Services provided by Manchester Health and Social Care Trust were reviewed to modernise ways of work and to increase community provision. Key changes include new specialist services for people with mental health problems; integrated community health and social care services for older people with mental health problems, improved access to emergency mental health services and stronger emphasis on social inclusion. Full implementation commenced from April 2007.
Miss McIntosh: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the proportion of primary care trusts that have fully implemented all National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines. 
Dawn Primarolo: Performance in implementing National Institute for Heath and Clinical Excellence (NICE) technology appraisals and clinical guidelines is included within the scope of the Healthcare Commission's Annual Healthcheck. The 2006-07 annual health check self-assessments, which have been subject to targeted and random inspections by the Healthcare Commission, show that 89 per cent. of national health service organisations assess themselves as conforming with NICE'S technology appraisal guidance. 90 per cent. of NHS trusts have assessed themselves as making excellent, good or fair progress towards implementing NICE's clinical guidelines.
The full ratings have been published on the Healthcare Commission's website at:
Anne Main: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the financial position of each NHS trust is; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Bradshaw: This information is shown in the following table.
|NHS trusts quarter 1 2007-08 forecast outturn surplus/(deficit)|
|Trust name||2007-08 Q1 forecast outturn surplus/(deficit)|
University Hospital Of North Staffordshire Hospital NHS Trust
Department financial monitoring returns
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