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Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance his Department has issued to primary care trusts on the inclusion of indicators of malnutrition in joint strategic needs assessments. 
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the Answer of 18 May 2009, Official Report, column 1238W, on children: mental health services, how many of the young people placed on adult mental health wards in each year since 2005-06 were given medication while on such wards. 
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much his Department has spent on (a) staff, (b) office and (c) other costs incurred in respect of Connecting for Health in each year since 2004. 
Mr. Mike O'Brien: Within the Department, NHS Connecting for Health, which came into being in April 2005, is responsible both for central expenditure necessary for ensuring delivery of the information technology systems under the national programme for information technology, and for maintaining the critical business systems previously provided to the national health service by the former NHS Information Authority.
1. Total capital and revenue (excludes capital charges).
2. Staff covers the direct employment costs of permanent and temporary NHS personnel employed via the NHS Business Services Authority as host authority, secondees, contractors, and the manpower and non-manpower costs of departmental civil servants.
3. Office includes rents/rates, utilities, office equipment, furniture and fittings.
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health which companies have been contracted to provide services for the NHS Innovation Expo event; which services will be provided under each contract; and what the value of each contract is. 
MISprovision of event management services (three individual contracts, with values of £249,204, £231,075 and £350,000a combined total value of £830,279); and
Central Office of Informationprovision of project management and co-ordination (contract value £203,350), and communications and media handling (contract value £100,000).
Annette Brooke: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make an estimate of the number of families in receipt of assistance from the Family Nursing Partnership scheme; and if he will make a statement. 
Ann Keen: We are currently testing the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) in 30 sites across England. Family recruitment is ongoing, and we estimate these sites will work with approximately 3,000 families. Healthy lives, brighter futuresthe strategy for children and young peoples health (published in February 2009) said the Government wished to expand to 70 pilot sites by April 2011. Overall, this would allow capacity to deliver FNP to around 7,000 families.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to page 40 of his Department's document, Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: One Year On, of April 2009, whether an assessment of an individual's weight at an NHS health check will include an assessment with a nutritional screening tool. 
Gillian Merron: National guidance to support local implementation of NHS health check programme does not recommend that a nutritional screening tool is used as part of the risk assessment. However, where an individual's body mass index is considered to be a risk factor in terms of vascular disease it is expected that they will receive advice and support on managing their weight, which would cover both nutrition and physical activity.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to page 40 of his Department's document, Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: One Year On, of April 2009, whether individuals assessed as being underweight at an NHS health check will be referred onwards to nutritional support services. 
Gillian Merron: The purpose of an NHS health check is to identify an individual's risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease, for this risk to be communicated in a way that the individual understands, and for that risk to be managed by appropriate follow-up. These diseases are all linked by a common set of modifiable risk factors. Obesity, physical inactivity, high blood pressure and raised cholesterol levels all raise the risk of vascular disease. While the NHS health check focuses on reducing these risk factors in order to reduce the risk of vascular disease, health professionals carrying out the checks will of course have the opportunity to identify people who are seriously underweight and will be able to exercise their clinical judgment in referring them for appropriate treatment or intervention.
Phil Hope: When the Nutrition Action Plan was published in October 2007, the Department made a public commitment that the final report of the Delivery Board would be published and placed on the Department's website. A copy of the report will also be placed in the Library.
Phil Hope: The Government response to Dame Carol Blacks review of the health of the Britains working age population Working for a Healthier Tomorrow was published on 25 November 2008 (Cm 7492). Improving health and work: changing lives sets out the Governments approach to working-age health and contains a programme of actions and new initiatives to address the recommendations made by Dame Carol in her review.
Mr. Mike O'Brien: GP Systems of Choice (GPSoC) was introduced in August 2007. To 31 March 2009, payments made to GPSoC suppliers totalled some £18.959 million. GP systems were in use by practices before GPSoC was introduced. Therefore these costs would have been incurred by the national health service regardless of whether or not GPSoC was introduced.
Mr. MacShane: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the rate of (a) absence and (b) absence resulting from ill-health was among NHS employees in Yorkshire in 2008-09; what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of such absences; and if he will make a statement. 
The Department recognises that high quality care needs a high quality workforce, so in November 2008, the then Secretary of State for Health, my right hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull, West and Hessle (Alan Johnson), announced a review of the health and wellbeing of the NHS Workforce. The review is currently calling for evidence from employers, staff and key stakeholders.
Phil Hope: During the period 1 April to 31 March 2008, 126,000 adults aged 18-64 with learning disabilities and 14,000 adults aged 65 and over with learning disabilities received a social care service funded either partly or wholly by their council with adult social services responsibilities (CASSRs) in England following a community care assessment.
Data on the number of people receiving social services funded either fully or partially by CASSR in England are collected and published by the NHS Information Centre for health and social care as part of the referrals, assessments and packages of care (RAP) return.
Gillian Merron: Health Protection Agency records, to date, suggest that 99 per cent. of confirmed H1N1 cases are offered Tamiflu (Oseltamivir), and approximately 1 per cent. are offered Relenza (Zanamivir).
Mr. Lancaster: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the rate of (a) conception usage and (b) pregnancy terminated by abortion was among those under the age of 18 years in Milton Keynes in each of the last five years. 
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking what the rate of (a) conception and (b) pregnancy terminated by abortion was among those under the age of 18 years in Milton Keynes in each of the last five years.(280877)
Figures on conceptions are estimates based on the number of live births, stillbirths or legal abortions. They do not include miscarriages and illegal abortions.
The table below provides the rate of (a) conceptions and (b) conceptions leading to a legal abortion, among girls aged under 18, for Milton Keynes unitary authority for 2003 to 2007 (the most recent year for which figures are available).
|Rate of (a) conceptions and (b) conceptions leading to a legal abortion, among girls aged under 18( 1) , for Milton Keynes Unitary authority 2003 to 2007|
|(a) Conceptions : Rate per, 1000( 2)||(b) Conceptions leading to a legal abortion : Rate per 1,000 ( 3)|
|(1) Under 18 years at estimated date of conception|
(2) Number of conceptions to women under 18 per 1,000 female population aged 15-17
(3) Number of conceptions to women under 18 leading to a legal abortion per 1,000
female population aged 15-17
(4) Figures for 2007 are provisional
Ann Keen: The Department has a very comprehensive venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention strategy in place at present. Under the leadership of the Chief Medical Officer, many strands of work are being taken forward across a number of organisations.
Indicators for Quality Improvement was launched in May 2009 as a resource to support understanding and improving the quality of national health service services. The initial list is based largely on existing indicators and will evolve over time to cover a fuller range of NHS services as further indicators are identified and developed.
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