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Ann Keen [holding answer 14 January 2008]: The information is not available. It is being collected and is expected to be available in spring 2008. We will arrange to place a copy of this information in the Library in due course.
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he intends to launch his Department's national communications campaign to raise awareness of alcohol, as described in paragraph 2.36 of his Department's Cancer Reform Strategy; and for how many years he anticipates the national communications campaign will run. 
Dawn Primarolo: The Department of Health and Home Office will jointly launch a much expanded, multi-million pound public health and education campaign on alcohol from April 2008 to challenge public tolerance of drunkenness and drinking that causes harm to health.
As outlined in the Government's strategy Safe, Sensible, Social, the national campaign will aim to raise the public's knowledge of units of alcohol and the Department's sensible drinking guidelines, promote advice around drinking and pregnancy, and target drinkers who harm their health and that of their families and friends. The current campaign targeting 18 to 24-year-old binge drinkers will continue. We expect the overall national campaign to run over a number of years.
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health who he intends will develop the targeted information and advice for people who drink at harmful levels, as described in paragraph 2.36 of his Department's Cancer Reform Strategy. 
Mr. Dismore: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent on drugs and pharmaceuticals by Barnet Primary Care Trust in 2006-07; what estimated expenditure on such products is for (a) 2007-08 and (b) 2008-09; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Dismore: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage change in revenue allocation Barnet primary care trust will receive for 2008-09; and what progress has been made in returning top sliced and other withheld funds relating to previous years to Barnet primary care trust. 
Mr. Bradshaw: In 2008-09, all primary care trusts (PCTs) will receive an above-inflation cash increase of 5.5 per cent. Barnet PCT will receive a 2008-09 revenue allocation of £485.8 million, a cash increase of £25.2 million from 2007-08.
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health on what date his Department initiated its review of customer experience information, as described in paragraph 5.73 of his Department's Cancer Reform Strategy; what the cost to the public purse has been of his Department's review of customer experience information; and if he will make a statement. 
To facilitate the better use of surveys, the Department of Health will review the (national patient) survey programme (paragraph 7.21).
The project scope is to look at how we might collect the most appropriate feedback from patients and users and ensure it is being used at all the right levels, such as policy making, commissioning, provision, staff accreditation and reward.
Mr. Ivan Lewis: We have been informed by the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) that it is only able to provide data on the number of homes de-registered. De-registration includes not only homes permanently closed but also temporary closures, due, for example, to a change of ownership, an application to change the service a home provides or while refurbishment takes place. In instances such as these, a home will de-register and then re-register at a later date.
CSCI registration and inspection database (data as at 10 December 2007)
Mrs. Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many nursing homes receiving local authority-funded residents have been placed on a caution list in the last 12 months, broken down by local authority. 
Mr. Ivan Lewis [holding answer 10 January 2008]: The Department is not aware of the use of caution lists in respect of nursing homes. All care and nursing homes in England are regulated and inspected by the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI). The table shows data provided by CSCI on the numbers of nursing homes per local authority which are rated as poor or undergoing enforcement as at 9 January 2008.
All services which CSCI rates in these categories become part of its regional enforcement strategy. For any such services, CSCI will undertake a management review and request a mandatory improvement plan. These services will also receive a greater number of inspectionsa minimum of two key inspections a yearas a result of their rating. As data are not collected on homes catering for local authority-funded residents, the numbers shown are in respect of all nursing homes in England.
|Number of nursing homes with a CSCI quality rating of poor or undergoing enforcement as at 9 January 2008|
|Local authority||Number of homes|
CSCI registration and inspection database
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