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Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many officials in (a) his Department and (b) each of its agencies have private health insurance provided as part of their employment package. 
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make available the internet protocol addresses of computers in his Department used by (a) special advisers, (b) Ministers and (c) press officers. 
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to page 20 of his Departments resource accounts for 2006-07, which NHS organisations contributed to his Departments capital underspend in 2006-07 by delaying capital investment because they were in the process of financial recovery; and what the value of the capital underspend for each organisation was. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The information requested is not collected centrally. It is for strategic health authorities, working with organisations in their economy, to agree plans for both revenue and capital investment and, where appropriate, any plans needed to achieve financial recovery.
Mrs. Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment his Department has made of regional variations in financing of dermatology services for patients with skin disease; and whether regional funding formulae take into account any aspect of dermatological care provision. 
Ann Keen: We have made no assessment of the alleged regional variations in funding for dermatology services. The regional funding formula does not specifically take into account dermatological care provision.
Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of (a) the average and (b) the maximum length of time a patient waited for a first dermatology outpatient appointment in (i) 2002 and (ii) 2007. 
|Median waiting times (weeks) for General Practitioner (GP) written referrals seen for dermatology in England in 2002 and 2007|
|Maximum waiting times (weeks) for GP written referrals seen for dermatology in England in 2002 and 2007||Number of GP written referrals seen who waited for maximum waiting time for dermatology in England|
| Note: The median is reported rather than the mean as the distribution of waiting times is skewed towards the right: the mean would be affected by outliers. Source: Department of Health Form QMO8rs|
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will provide the data supporting Table 2.1 on page 11 of his Departments evidence to the Review Body on Doctors and Dentists remuneration (i) as presented and (ii) including agency costs. 
|Table 1: Trends in the hospital and community health service (HCHS) paybill|
|Doctors and Dentists Review Body||NHS Pay Review Body||Total HCHS|
1. Part of the 2004-05 growth is due to a transfer of pension responsibilities from the HM Treasury to Department of Health.
2. Figures exclude agency costs.
Paybill reference: 071012
|Table 2: Trends in the HCHS paybill including agency costs|
|Doctors and Dentists Review Body||NHS Pay Review Body||Total HCHS||Total HCHS including agency costs|
| Note :|
Part of the 2004-05 growth is due to a transfer of pension responsibilities from the HM Treasury to Department of Health.
Ann Keen: There will be over 18,000 training posts at levels ST1 to ST4 from August 2008, of which over 10,000 are already filled by applicants who successfully applied for run-through training places in 2007.
Recruitment to specialty training will start on 5 January 2008 and we will publicise the details and breakdown prior to that. We intend to publish the information on the Modernising Medical Careers website for the benefit of applicants.
| Note: From 2001-03 the scale was green, amber, red - green = good, amber = acceptable, red =poor.|
Mr. Whittingdale: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people have been diagnosed as suffering from fibromyalgia; what progress has been made in identifying the causes of fibromyalgia and developing a treatment for it; what research his Department is supporting on fibromyalgia; and if he will make a statement. 
Over the last 10 years, the main part of the Department's expenditure on health research has been allocated to and managed by national health service organisations. Details of individual projects supported in the NHS, including a significant number concerned with fibromyalgia, can be found on the national research register at www.dh.gov.uk/research. The Medical Research Council (MRC) is one of the main agencies through which the Government support medical and clinical research. The MRC is not currently funding research specifically on fibromyalgia although some basic research currently being undertaken will help develop our understanding of the condition.
Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients in Hemel Hempstead constituency have not been able to register directly with a general practitioners surgery and have had to register centrally since 1997. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The Department does not collect data on individuals who approach their local primary care trust (PCT) directly for help and advice on registration with a local general practitioner (GP) practice. Any individual is free to approach a GP practice near to where he/she is living and apply to join the practices list of national health service patients. Where a patient is having trouble registering, a PCT can use its powers to allocate a person to a general practices list of patients.
The provision of services for drug and alcohol treatment in Copeland, including awareness campaigns, is commissioned through the Drug and Alcohol Action Team Partnership, using both ring- fenced Government grants and budgets and mainstream primary care trust and county council resources.
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the impact of inward migration on health services in the Chipping Barnet constituency over the last 10 years. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The information is not available in the format requested. The data for 2006-07 are not yet available. The following table shows the number of finished consultant episodes (FCEs) and patients with Scottish postcodes who received treatment under the national health service in England. The data are for NHS hospitals in England, for the data years 2004-05 and 2005-06.
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