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Ann Keen: The following table shows the number of people who received liver transplants in the United Kingdom in each financial year since 1 April 1997, where the patient's primary, secondary, or tertiary liver disease was recorded as alcoholic liver disease (ALD):
|Number of liver transplants for alcoholic liver disease in the UK, between 1 April 1997 and 31 March 2008|
|Financial year of transplant||Number of liver transplants for ALD||Percentage of all UK liver transplants|
Over the last 10 years, the main part of the Department's total expenditure on health research has been devolved to and managed by national health service organisations. Details of individual NHS supported research projects undertaken during that time are available on the archived national research register at:
The implementation of the Government's health research strategy that began in 2006 means that the Department now funds NHS research and development through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The NIHR's role is to support research involving patients, samples or data taken from patients, people who are not patients, populations, health technology assessment, and health services research.
Mr. Meacher: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average cost per week was of (a) private nursing home care, (b) private residential care and (c) domiciliary social care for those needing care for at least 20 hours per week in the last 12 months. 
[holding answer 2 February 2009]: Provisional data on local authority expenditure on state funded social care for 2007-08 were collected and published by the NHS Information Centre for health and social care.
The Information Centre expects to publish final data at the end of February 2009. Data on the costs of care to service users who fund in full their own care are not collected by the Information Centre or the Department.
Data collected by the Information Centre do not distinguish between care provided by the private and voluntary sectors. The figures show the cost to local authorities of care purchased from independentthat is, private and voluntary togetherproviders for people receiving care aged 18 and over.
We are informed by the Information Centre that, in 2007-08, data provided by local authorities show that in England the average cost of nursing home care provided by the independent sector was £499 per person per week, exclusive of the nursing care element paid for by the national health service. The average cost of residential care provided by the independent sector was £564 per person per week.
Although fees for nursing home care are generally higher than those for residential care, the nursing element of residents' care is funded by the NHS, through NHS-funded nursing care, which reduces the net cost to local authorities. NHS-funded nursing care is paid for by primary care trusts. The standard rate is £103.80 per week and the higher rate is £142.80 per week.
Data are not available on the costs of providing at least 20 hours per week of domiciliary care. The average cost to local authorities for a person aged 18 and over receiving domiciliary social care in 2007-08 was £152 per person per week.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the answer of 15 October 1990, Official Report, column 662W, on haemophiliacs (Aids), (1) how many of the documents that were withheld from the courts by the Department were among those that were not released to the independent inquiry into contaminated blood and blood products chaired by Lord Archer QC of Sandwell; and if he will make a statement; 
(3) which documents that were withheld from the courts by the Department have been subsequently released to the independent inquiry into contaminated blood and blood products chaired by Lord Archer QC of Sandwell; and if he will make a statement. 
Dawn Primarolo: In July 1990, the then Permanent Under-Secretary of State certified to the High Court that approximately 600 documents enjoyed immunity from disclosure in civil litigation with regard to haemophiliacs who had contracted the AIDS virus in the course of national health service treatment. A definitive list of the documents is no longer available in the Departments files, and it is not therefore possible to state with confidence how many may also have been withheld in line with the Freedom of Information Act from the approximately 4,500 documents released to Lord Archer in 2007.
The documents issued to Lord Archer had been rediscovered in the Department stored in unregistered
files, and 26 of these unregistered files were marked as undisclosed in litigation. It is therefore believed that these files contain the documents referred to in the 1990 certificate. From those 26 files, 12 documents were withheld in whole and nine in part from those released in 2007. These were withheld in line with exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000, and not in relation to different decisions made in 1990 when different rules applied.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department has received (a) a draft copy and (b) an advance copy of the report of the Independent Public Inquiry into Contaminated Blood Products; and if he will make a statement. 
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent estimate his Department has made of the number and proportion of people in each region who are not accessing the drug and alcohol treatment they require; and if he will make a statement. 
Dawn Primarolo: It is the responsibility of primary care trusts (PCTs) and their partner agencies to estimate the level of need for drug and alcohol treatment services for their local population as part of the commissioning process. Data on those not accessing drug and/or alcohol treatment are not collected centrally.
In 2004 the Department commissioned the Alcohol Needs Assessment Research Projects (ANARP) to measure the gap between the demand for and provision of specialist alcohol treatment services in England at a national and regional level.
ANARP research was conducted over a period of six months between September 2004 and February 2005, and as part of this work, ANARP estimated that around 5.6 per cent. (approximately 63,000) of the in-need alcohol dependent population were accessing alcohol treatment per year, although the new National Alcohol Treatment Monitoring System suggests that actual numbers may be higher than this. Since the Department published ANARP, in November 2005, action has been taken to improve access to treatment for those dependent on alcohol.
From April 2008, a new indicator became part of both National Health Service Vital Signs and the National Indicator Set for Local Area Agreements. This measures change in the rate of alcohol-related hospital admissions and is expected to encourage PCTs to invest in earlier identification of people who drink too much, leading to brief advice by general practitioners or other health care staff and, if necessary, referral to treatment. 99 PCTs and 76 local authorities have included this indicator as one of their local priorities, setting out local targets and plans for reducing alcohol related hospital admissions.
Regional Alcohol Managers to galvanise and support local action;
a new National Support Team for Alcohol, to provide strategic advice to areas that experience the highest rates of alcohol-related hospital admissions;
an on-line Alcohol Learning Centre with training resources for practitioners and tools and guidance for planners and commissioners; and
20 early implementer PCTs in areas of high health inequalities are receiving funding and support to go further faster to reduce alcohol-related harms.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many children between the age of 10
and 18 years were treated for (a) bulimia and (b) anorexia in each year since 1997; 
(2) how many (a) boys and (b) girls aged (i) under 10, (ii) 10, (iii) 11, (iv) 12, (v) 13, (vi) 14, (vii) 15, (viii) 16, (ix) 17 and (x) 18 years old were admitted to hospital for illnesses or conditions relating to eating disorders in each year since 1997. 
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