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Health services and medicine news from UK Parliament.

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MPs question new head of NHS England on tackling backlog
Health and Social Care Committee questions Amanda Pritchard
19 October 2021
Committee hears evidence on impact of Protocol on medicine supply to Northern Ireland
On Wednesday 20 October, the Sub-Committee takes evidence on the impact of the Protocol on the provision of medicines to Northern Ireland
15 October 2021
Lords debates social care
Members debate the challenges following the pandemic, the effects of the Health and Social Care Levy and and the government's social care plans. Catch up
15 October 2021
MPs to debate petition relating to endometriosis and PCOS
Please note following the tragic death of Sir David Amess MP this debate will be rescheduled. We'll update this news story as soon as we're able to confirm the new date for this debate.
12 October 2021
Coronavirus: lessons learned to date report published
Covid vaccine programme “one of most effective initiatives in UK history” but delay to first lockdown a “serious error” that should have been challenged.
12 October 2021
Lords campaigning on folic acid
Find out about Lord Rooker's campaigning in the House of Lords to fortify UK flour with folic acid
20 September 2021
MPs to investigate NHS backlog’s impact on mental health, general practice and long covid care
Committee to hear from leaders in general practice, mental health, and long covid services
20 September 2021
Has the menopause affected you at work- and how did your workplace support you? Share your experience with MPs
Committee invites those with lived experiences to contribute to its inquiry on menopause and the workplace by completing a short survey.
17 September 2021
Global South: Lords debates shortage of COVID-19 vaccines
Members discuss implications for global public health. Find out more
10 September 2021
Patients whose medical treatment was delayed as a result of pandemic to give evidence to MPs
MPs will hear from patients whose access to treatment was delayed as a result of the pandemic
03 September 2021
Health and Social Care Committee’s Expert Panel to evaluate Government’s pledges on mental health
The Health and Social Care Committee's Expert Panel to evaluate the Government’s progress against its pledges to improve mental health services in England.
04 August 2021
Lords considers new regulations and raises concerns
Members debate regulations relating to COVID-19 tests and the mandatory vaccination of care home staff, voting to 'regret' the lack of operational guidance and impact assessment. Catch up
22 July 2021
Sport allowed to ‘mark its own homework’ on reducing concussion risks
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee publish concussion in sport report
22 July 2021
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