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Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) who represents his Department at World Health Organisation discussions on the marketing of food to children; and what recent discussions he has had on that matter with (a) food, advertising and marketing industry representatives and (b) others; 
Gillian Merron: The chief medical officer represents the UK Departments of Health at the WHO Executive Board and the World Health Assembly at which the issue of food marketing to children has been discussed. In addition, officials are involved in discussions with WHO Europe on the same topic and have regular discussions with a range of stakeholders including representatives of the food advertising and marketing industries.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the new Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Dataset will capture data from (a) general practitioners, (b) community contraceptive clinics and (c) other care settings. 
Gillian Merron: The Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Dataset (SRHAD) has been developed to replace the aggregate KT31 Central Return, which currently provides limited aggregate information on contraception from sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services. SRHAD will capture data from all SRH services (formerly known as family planning clinics/community contraceptive clinics) who collect the KT31 data and report them to the NHS Information Centre.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make it his policy to collect data from the NHS on (a) the training received by professionals delivering sexual and reproductive health services and (b) the number of professionals accredited to fit long-acting reversible contraceptives. 
Gillian Merron: The Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Dataset (SRHAD) has been developed to capture the services being provided to those attending sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services. Neither the SRHAD or the KT31 Central Return (which SRHAD replaces) records information on staffing or training within SRH services.
Gillian Merron: The Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Dataset (SRHAD) should be implemented from 1 April 2010. However, it is recognised that information technology (IT) systems within sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services will need to be developed and/or reconfigured to enable SRHAD to be collected and reported as required. SRH providers are encouraged to submit SRHAD returns as soon as possible starting from 1 April 2010. However, for sites requiring time to develop IT systems to collect SRHAD they will continue to submit an annual KT31. KT31 will be retired once all SRH sites are able to submit SRHAD, which is anticipated to be achieved by the end of the year 2011-12.
Gillian Merron: Removal of long-acting reversible contraceptives will be recorded in the Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Dataset (SRHAD) under the SRH Care Activity data item. A list of all of the data items included in SRHAD has been placed in the Library.
Mr. Sharma: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information his Department holds on the number of patients who used maternity services in London North West district in each of the last five years. 
The NHS trusts in London north west with a maternity department in at least one of their sites are: Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust; Ealing Hospital NHS Trust; West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust; Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Royal
Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust; North West London Hospitals NHS Trust; and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
|Count of finished consultant delivery episodes at selected NHS health care providers, in the years 2004-05 to 2008-09-NHS Hospitals, England|
|NHS healthcare provider||2004-05||2005-06||2006-07||2007-08||2008-09|
| Notes: 1. A finished consultant episode (FCE) is defined as a period of admitted patient care under one consultant within one health care provider. FCEs are counted against the year in which the FCE finishes. The episode types used for deliveries are "delivery episode" and "other delivery event". 2. Assessing growth through time: HES figures are available from 1989-90 onwards. Changes to the figures over time need to be interpreted in the context of improvements in data quality and coverage (particularly in earlier years), improvements in coverage of independent sector activity (particularly from 2006-07) and changes in NHS practice. For example, apparent reductions in activity may be due to a number of procedures that may now be undertaken in outpatient settings and so no longer included in admitted patient HES data. 3. Data quality: HES are compiled from data sent by more than 300 NHS trusts and primary care trusts in England and from some independent sector organisations for activity commissioned by the English NHS. The NHS Information Centre for health and social care liaises closely with these organisations to encourage submission of complete and valid data and seeks to minimise inaccuracies. While this brings about improvement over time, some shortcomings remain. 4. Small numbers: To protect patient confidentiality, figures between 1 and 5 have been replaced with "*" (an asterisk). Where it was still possible to identify numbers from the total an additional number (the next smallest) has been replaced. In this case it has not been possible to suppress an additional number as all others have been published. For this reason the total has been suppressed so that the value of the replaced figure cannot be calculated. Source: Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), The NHS Information Centre for health and social care.|
Andrew Mackinlay: To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the reciprocal health agreement between the UK and the Isle of Man has been placed on the agenda of the forthcoming Ministerial meeting of the British-Irish Council; and if he will make a statement. 
Gillian Merron: The Department has not sought to place the reciprocal health agreement between the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man on the agenda of the forthcoming meeting of the British Irish Council.
Ann Keen: The information requested is not available in the format required. However, information on programme budgeting estimated expenditure on Merseyside primary care trusts' (PCT) own populations for learning disabilities is shown in the following table:
|Estimated expenditure on own population on learning disabilities|
1. In order to improve data quality, continual refinements have been made to the programme budgeting data calculation methodology since the first collection in 2003-04. The underlying data which support programme budgeting data are also subject to yearly changes. Caution is therefore advised when using programme budgeting data to draw conclusions on changes in PCT spending patterns between years.
2. Figures include expenditure across all sectors. Disease specific expenditure do not include expenditure on prevention, or general practitioner expenditure, but do include prescribing expenditure.
Annual PCT programme budgeting financial returns
1. The Salford Hospitals Trust gained foundation trust status on 1 August 2006 when it became known as the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.
2. The Bolton, Salford and Trafford Mental Health NHS Trust did not exist in 1997-98. However, it achieved foundation trust status on 1 February 2008 when it became known as the Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.
The Information Centre for health and social care-KH03 beds census
Lembit Öpik: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average waiting time for an appointment in hospital was after referral by a general practitioner for suspected cancer cases in each year since 2005; and if he will make a statement. 
Ann Keen: Statistics on average waiting times between urgent referral for suspected cancer and being seen by a specialist are not collected centrally. The two week wait for all cancers was introduced from 2000. From this date forward, all patients urgently referred for suspected cancer by their general practitioner could expect to be seen by a specialist within 14 days of referral. The following table details the numbers of patients covered by this standard and the reported performance for the period April 2005 to December 2008:
|Period (where referral was received within 24 hours)||Total seen||Number of patients seen within 14 d ays||Percentage performance|
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