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Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many complaints the Care Quality Commission has received regarding the cleanliness and hygiene of acute hospitals since its inception. 
Mr. Mike O'Brien: The Care Quality Commission does not have a role in following up individual complaints. The Commission has advised us that when it does receive such complaints, it passes them on to the relevant body but it does not record the number of such complaints received.
Mr. Benyon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he plans to take in response to each of the eight principal recommendations made in the recently published National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death report on acute kidney injury. 
Ann Keen: Dr. Donal O'Donoghue, National Clinical Director for Kidney Care, has written to the chief executive of the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death further to the report on acute kidney injury. The letter outlines a series of actions that the Department, working with a range of national health service, professional, and patients' organisations will oversee at the national level to improve the prevention, detection and management of acute kidney injury (acute renal failure).
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps he is taking to ensure that patients with muscular dystrophy in London have access to NHS-funded muscular dystrophy care advisers; and if he will make a statement; 
It is the responsibility of primary care trusts to ensure the provision of services for neuromuscular dystrophy patients in that region, including access to national health service funded muscular dystrophy care advisers.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the risk-adjusted backlog maintenance cost for the NHS in (a) England and (b) each strategic health authority has been in each year since 1997; and
what the maintenance backlog to reach estate code condition B was in (i) England and (ii) each strategic health authority in each such year. 
National health service organisations are responsible for the provision and maintenance of facilities to support the delivery of high quality clinical services. Therefore, the NHS will locally prioritise investment to reduce backlog maintenance based on risk assessment, reconfiguration planning and available resources. The majority of backlog maintenance relates to low priority work, which trusts will undertake through maintenance programmes. Where higher risks are present, work will be undertaken as a priority. While levels of backlog maintenance vary across the NHS, it is estimated that around 75 per cent. of the total costs to eradicate backlog maintenance are concentrated in 20 per cent. of organisations.
The Department collects data on backlog maintenance and risk adjusted backlog maintenance annually from NHS trusts through its Estates Returns Information Collection (ERIC). The data provided are not amended centrally and the responsibility for its accuracy lies with the contributing NHS organisations.
The collection of data on risk-adjusted backlog maintenance was first introduced in 2004-05 and therefore information prior to that reporting year is not available centrally. The 28 strategic health authorities were created in 2002-03 and re-organised in 2006-07 into 10.
|Risk-adjusted backlog maintenance cost for the NHS in England|
|National total||Risk adjusted backlog maintenance (£ million)|
|Risk-adjusted backlog maintenance cost for the NHS at each strategic health authority|
|Total backlog maintenance cost for the NHS in England|
|National total||Total backlog maintenance (£ million)|
|(ii) Total maintenance backlog cost for the NHS at each strategic health authority|
|Total backlog maintenance by the 28 strategic health authorities||2002-03||2003-04||2004-05||2005-06|
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