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Mr. Mark Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much his Department spent on the (a) printing and (b) design costs of producing publications in the latest year for which information is available. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The total expenditure on printing of publications, including brochures, leaflets, forms, reports, posters, handbooks, newsletters, folders, guidelines and disability versions was £3,701,321.01 in the financial year 2006-07.
The Department does not record design costs separately from other aspects of information and publicity production. An examination of orders placed with the companies on the Departments design roster or with the Central Office of Information suggests that the total expenditure on design in 2006-07 was approximately £750,000.
Ann Keen: Information on the incidence of head louse infestation is not collected centrally. Our policy, which is shared by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, is to encourage a whole school approach. This entails encouraging parents to check their children and other family members for head lice as need arises and arranging treatment where necessary, with advice and support from the local primary health care team. We have no plans to reintroduce regular inspections in schools.
The Department has produced a leaflet containing guidance on the prevention and treatment of head lice. The leaflet is widely available from locations that include schools and general practitioner surgeries and on the Departments website at:
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much money was allocated to each central budget held at (a) his Department and (b) strategic health authorities in 2007-08; and what his Department's latest estimate of the outturn for each budget is. 
Mr. Bradshaw: Full year 2007-08 information on central budgets is not yet available but the 2007-08 departmental report which has a provisional publication date of May 2008, will provide a breakdown of the main budget lines.
Mrs. Riordan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will take steps to encourage GPs to work more closely with voluntary organisations to provide patients with peer support and information. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The Department is encouraging general practitioners (GPs) to work more closely with voluntary organisations to provide patients with peer support and information. The main way of delivering this is through support to GP practices as commissioners.
World class commissioning (WCC) is designed to encourage primary care trusts (PCTs) to make decisions based on detailed, local needs assessments, using the views of front line primary care clinicians and with close collaboration with patients, the public, community partners and a range of service providers. Practice based commissioning is at the core of WCC and is the main medium for practices to feed in their views and ideas on how to improve services for their patients into PCTs commissioning strategies. This allows practices, using the needs assessment produced by the PCT and the local authority, to address the specific needs of their patients using a wide range of service providers, including voluntary organisations.
The Department has also commissioned a number of primary care service frameworks to support PCTs in commissioning primary medical care services. For example the long term conditions framework includes a requirement for the provider to demonstrate multi-professional and integrated teams working across the whole care pathway, including voluntary and community organisations.
Harry Cohen: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how the London Strategic Health Authority has spent its strategic capital in (a) the current year to date and (b) each of the previous three years; and whether any such capital has been spent in (i) Redbridge and (ii) Waltham Forest; 
(2) how the London Strategic Health Authority has spent its operational capital in (a) the current year to date and (b) each of the previous three years; and whether any such capital has been utilised in (i) Redbridge and (ii) Waltham Forest; 
(3) how the London Strategic Health Authority has spent the central budget capital for which it has taken a role in allocating in (a) the current year to date and (b) each of the previous three years; and whether any such capital has been utilised in (i) Redbridge and (ii) Waltham Forest. 
Capital expenditure in Redbridge and Waltham Forest is available for national health service organisations, rather than for the area. Information is therefore provided for relevant NHS organisations in the Redbridge and Waltham area, which areRedbridge primary care trust (PCT), Waltham Forest PCT, Barking, Havering and Redbridge hospitals, NHS Trust, North East London Mental Health NHS Trust and Whipps Cross University hospital NHS Trust.
|Table 1: 2007-08 year to date expenditure on capital in London PCTs|
|All PCTs in London||Redbridge PCT||Waltham Forest PCT|
Locally funded includes expenditure funded by central budgets, strategic and operational capital. Further analysis is not available.
Financial Information Management System (FIMS) returns quarter 3 2007-08.
|Table 2: Figures for 2004-05 - 2006-07 for all London PCTs and for Redbridge and Waltham Forest PCTs|
|All PCTs in London||Redbridge PCT||Waltham Forest PCT|
Figures prior to 2007-08 for PCTs cannot be analysed in the same detail as in Table 1.
Audited summarisation schedules for the PCTs for 2004-05 to 2006-07.
|Table 3: Capital expenditure in London NHS trusts|
|All London NHS Trusts||Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust||North East London Mental Health NHS Trust||Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust|
| Note s :|
1.Figures prior to 2007-08 for NHS trusts cannot be analysed in the same detail as in Table 1.
2.The three trusts shown have sites within the Redbridge and Waltham Forest PCT areas, but the expenditure reported cannot be analysed as taking place in a particular site.
3.NHS foundation trusts are not included in the London total.
Audited summarisation schedules for London NHS trusts 2004-05 to 2006-07. FIMS returns Quarter 3 year to date 2007-08.
Mr. Gray: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 17 January 2008, Official Report, columns 1259-60W, on NHS expenditure, what the figures are for the area covered by the primary care trusts in (a) Wiltshire, (b) Hampshire, (c) Northumberland, (d) London, (e) Gloucestershire and (f) Oxfordshire. 
Mr. Bradshaw: ( )The following table shows expenditure per head by primary care trusts (PCTs) within the( )areas specified. There is also an element of expenditure accounted for by strategic health( )authorities (SHAs) but this cannot be determined for these areas, and is therefore not( )included.
|£ per head|
1. Expenditure shown is the total expenditure of PCTs within the areas stated.
2. Expenditure shown does not include all national health service expenditure within the area.( )SHA expenditure cannot be included because it is not possible to identify it by geographical( )area. Expenditure on general dental services and pharmaceutical services accounted for by( )the Dental Practice Board and Prescription Pricing Authority, respectively, are excluded( )from the figures. This expenditure cannot be included within the figures for the individual( )health bodies as they are not included in commissioner accounts.
3. 2006-07 is the latest year for which information is available.
Audited PCT summarisation schedules 2002-03 to 2006-07.
Office of National Statistics unweighted population figures.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the cost to the NHS of rectifying problems arising from private cosmetic treatments and surgeries in the most recent period for which figures are available. 
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of how many people have undergone an inappropriate surgical procedure in the national health service in each of the last 10-years. 
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to require the Healthcare Commission to include the monitoring of private patient transport services provided for NHS patients in the annual health check. 
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