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Medicine news from UK Parliament.

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Maternity services in England debated in the Lords
Members discuss delivery of antenatal care. Catch up
26 January 2024
UK should break licensing “impasse” and maximise the potential of bacteria-eating, life-saving viruses
The Science, Innovation & Technology Committee calls for steps to develop the potential of bacteria-killing viruses that can provide an alternative to antibiotics
03 January 2024
Hospital waiting room
75th anniversary of NHS and waiting times on the agenda in the Lords
Members discuss National Heath Service performance and waiting times to mark 75th anniversary. Catch up
01 December 2023
Lords Committee publishes new report on services that could transform patient care
The Public Services Committee has published its new report, ‘Homecare medicines services: an opportunity lost’.
16 November 2023
Government admits target to eliminate paper prescribing by 2024 will be missed
The Government has acknowledged that it will not meet its commitment to eliminate paper prescribing in hospitals and introduce digital or e-prescribing across the entire NHS by 2024
19 October 2023
Short debates in the Lords
Members discuss the migration as a result of climate change, prescribing of controlled drugs and bloodstock industries.
15 September 2023
Lords debates the current performance of the NHS
Members discuss innovation in the health service. Catch up
16 June 2023
MPs to hold a debate on appraisals for cancer medicines
MPs to hold a debate on appraisals for cancer medicines
12 June 2023
Chair urges Health Secretary to extend mpox vaccination programme
Chair urges Health Secretary to extend mpox vaccination programme
07 June 2023
Housing and gambling among ten areas in focus to prevent ill-health
The Health and Social Care Committee has announced ten themes to be examined in its major new inquiry into preventing ill-health.
19 April 2023
Members consider the future of adult social care
Lords debates government's intended plans for social care support due in spring 2023. Catch up
31 March 2023
Medicines must not be forgotten as outcome of Protocol negotiations is awaited, urges Committee
The House of Lords Sub-Committee on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland has written to the Foreign Secretary on its follow-up investigation into the provision of medicines to Northern Ireland.
24 February 2023
A busy House of Lords chamber looking towards the throne
2022 in the House of Lords
Catch up on a packed year in the Lords with 5,244 changes to 100 bills, plus questions and debates in over 3,350 hours of business.
19 December 2022
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