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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many finished admission episodes there were for injuries from assaults by a sharp object,
including knives, in each NHS trust where the patient was aged (a) under 10, (b) 10 to 15, (c) 16 to 18, (d) 19 to 25, (e) 26 to 35, (f) 36 to 45 and (g) 46 years and older in each of the last 10 years. 
Mr. Bradshaw: Information is collected on the number of finished admission episodes to hospital. A finished admission episode is the first period of in-patient care under one consultant within one healthcare provider. Admissions do not represent the number of in-patients, as a person may have more than one admission within the year.
Tables which provide information for the clinical code X99assault by sharp object, have been placed in the Library. The code X99 includes cases where someone has been attacked using a sharp object (including but not exclusive to knives). The tables provide data which are broken down by each strategic health authority. It is not possible to provide a response to this question for each national health service trust as the numbers involved are mostly very small and many of them would need to be suppressed in order to preserve confidentiality.
Mr. Bradshaw: The information requested is a matter for Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We have written to Michael Parker, Chair of Kings College NHS Foundation Trust, informing him of my hon. Friends inquiry. He will reply shortly and a copy of the letter will be placed in the Library.
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health which NHS trusts performed between one and 14 revision knee replacements in the latest year for which figures are available, as recorded by the Hospital Episodes Statistics database. 
Ann Keen: The following table contains a list of the national health service trusts performing between one and 14 (inclusive) finished consultant episodes with a mention of a revision knee replacement procedure in 2006-07.
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A finished consultant episode is defined as a continuous period of admitted patient care under one consultant within one health care provider. They are counted against the year in which they end. The figures do not represent the number of different patients, as a person may have more than one episode of care within the same stay in hospital or in different stays in the same year.
Mr. Davey: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information his Department holds on the incidence of (a) respiratory diseases and (b) cardiovascular disease; and at what levels of disaggregation these statistics are available. 
Andrew George: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 26 November 2008, Official Report, column 2094W, on maternity services, if he will place in the Library a copy of the letter sent by his Department to strategic health authority chief executives on 22 August 2008. 
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Mr. Maude: To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department plans to (a) promote the use of cognitive stimulation therapy and (b) provide assistance to the cognitive help and therapy community-based initiative. 
Phil Hope: The Department has no plans to promote the use of cognitive stimulation therapy. The responsibility for the provision of all national health service services rests with primary care trusts (PCTs), and decisions about whether or not to use specific treatments are made by each PCT.
Mr. Sanders: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the adequacy of supply of mental health services to meet demand for such services over the last 12 months. 
Since 2001-02, real terms investment in adult mental health services increased by 44 per cent. (or £1.7 billion) putting in place the services and staff needed to transform mental health services. The national
health service spent £5.53 billion on these services in 2007-08 alone. This is why we now have over 740 new community mental health teams offering home treatment, early intervention, or intensive support for people who might otherwise have been admitted to hospital, and now have 64 per cent. more consultant psychiatrists, 71 per cent. more clinical psychologists and 21 per cent. more mental health nurses than in 1997. In addition we are rolling out a programme to give more access to psychological therapies to people with depression and anxiety. The provision of all NHS services, including mental health treatments, ultimately rests with commissioning trusts and it is for primary care trusts, in conjunction with their strategic health authorities, to plan and develop services according to the needs of their local communities.
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