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Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 2 February 2009, Official Report, column 938W, on NHS negligence, how much of the £713.4 million to be collected in 2009-10 will be collected by each NHS trust; and how much relates to each type of claim. 
Ann Keen: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 24 February 2009, Official Report, column 661W.
Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 26 February 2009, Official Report, column 1034W, on nutrition, what data on malnutrition is routinely reported to (a) Ministers and (b) senior officials in his Department; if he will implement an annual audit of the quality of nutritional care; and if he will make a statement. 
Dawn Primarolo: Data on malnutrition is not routinely reported to Ministers or senior officials but is published annually. This information can be found on the Hospital Episodes Statistics website at:
which provides recently published 2007-08 data on malnutrition, and will be updated further in December with 2008-09 data.
The website includes malnutrition codes and an information paper on malnutrition and how it is collected.
There are no plans to undertake an audit of data collected in relation to malnutrition. Data on malnutrition collected through Hospital Episodes Statistics goes through a rigorous and comprehensive validation.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what restrictions are in place on the advertising on television of less healthy foods aimed at children; and if he will make a statement. 
Dawn Primarolo: The television regulator Ofcom has placed scheduling restrictions on the broadcast advertising of foods high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) during children's programmes and programmes of particular appeal to children up to the age of 16. Since January 2009 these restrictions apply to all channels.
In addition, food and drink manufacturers cannot use promotional offers, celebrities, licensed characters popular with children, or health or nutrition claims in HFSS food and drink adverts targeted directly at primary school children.
Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 25 February 2009, Official Report, column 878W, on nutrition: screening, if he will discuss with health care professionals the inclusion of nutritional screening as a directed enhanced service in the community pharmacy contract. 
Dawn Primarolo: The Department has no intention of undertaking such discussions. Nutritional screening is not a directed enhanced service in the community pharmacy contract.
The provision of healthy lifestyle advice, including advice on diet and nutrition is already an essential service to be provided by all community pharmacies. Nutritional screening was not a service identified in the pharmacy White Paper as a potential directed enhanced service. It is for primary care trusts to commission services according to local needs. The Department will keep the community pharmacy contractual framework under review.
Mr. Dunne: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his Departments policy is on measures to reduce the number of amputations resulting from diabetes and arterial disease. 
Reducing the number of amputations resulting from diabetes and arterial disease relies on good management of and services for patients with these conditions. The Diabetes and Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) national service frameworks set out overall strategies and these have been supplemented by relevant National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidance. A national programme of vascular health checks is currently under development. This will address risk factors for CHD, stroke, diabetes and chronic
kidney disease. Although arterial disease is not identified in the proposed vascular checks programme, the risk factors for arterial disease are the same as for other vascular diseases.
Mr. Dunne: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much (a) rehabilitation and (b) aftercare of patients who have had an amputation as a result of diabetes cost in the last financial year for which figures are available. 
Ann Keen: The information requested is not collected centrally. Responsibility for the provision and delivery of rehabilitation and aftercare services for people with diabetes rests with the national health service, and it is for primary care trusts to commission services that the meet the needs of their local population.
Sandra Gidley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the contracted workload of the Southampton Independent Sector Treatment Centre has been in each month since it was established. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The total contracted workload for each month at the Southampton Independent Sector Treatment Centre is shown in the following table. This includes all types of treatment undertaken at the centre.
|Total contracted workload for Southampton Independent Sector Treatment Centre|
Monthly ISTC activity returns.
Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 25 February 2009, Official Report, columns 888-90W, on steroid drugs, what the figures for (a) glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues, (b) other estrogens and progestogens, (c) androgens and anabolic congeners and (d) mineralcorticoids and their antagonists are. 
Dawn Primarolo: The information requested has been placed in the Library.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 23 February 2009, Official Report, columns 254-60W, from which countries each of the people came for whom no follow-up information is available. 
Ann Keen: The following table shows organ and ocular tissue transplants carried out in the United Kingdom, where the recipient is recorded as being resident outside the UK (excluding the Republic of Ireland), by country of recipient residence, where no three-month follow-up information is available, April 1998 - March 2008. All figures refer to organs and tissue from deceased donors except where otherwise stated.
|Country of residence||Kidney||Liver||Cornea||Sclera||Total|
|(1) From living donors|
(2) One from a living donor
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