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Official Engagements

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 10 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the official engagements of Ministers in his Department were from 1 November to 30 November 2008. (255553)

The information is shown in the following table.

Details of official engagements from 1 November to 30 November

DH Minister

Date of meeting

Organisation

Secretary of State, Alan Johnson

4 November 2008

Health Oral Questions

5 November 2008

Meeting on Government Response to Carol Black’s Review

5 November 2008

Meeting—Iranian Minister of Health

5 November 2008

Meeting—David Blunkett MP and CEO, Alzheimer’s Society

6 November 2008

Cabinet

6 November 2008

Closing the Gap: Health Equality through Action on the Social Determinants of Health—Speech to conference

6 November 2008

Q and A to NHS Confed Employers Conference

6 November 2008

Meeting—Brazilian Minister of Health

8 November 2008

Visit—Silver Star Diabetes Centre

9 November 2008

Politics Show

10 November 2008

Cabinet Committee

10 November 2008

Meeting—Lord Mandelson—Pharmaceutical Industry

11 November 2008

Armistice Day ceremony

11 November 2008

Cabinet

11-14 November 2008

International visit to Washington—Speech

17 November 2008

Meeting—Chair, East Midlands SHA

17 November 2008

Meeting—Royal Brampton Hospital

18 November 2008

Cabinet

18 November 2008

Children’s Plan Conference

18 November 2008

Meeting—Chair, South West SHA

18 November 2008

British Energy and MS Society Reception

19 November 2008

Evidence to Health Select Committee

20 November 2008

Meeting—Chinese Health Minister

20 November 2008

National Stakeholder Forum Meeting

24 November 2008

Cabinet

25 November 2008

Event for Launch of Dame Carol Black Review

25 November 2008

Meeting—Australian High Commissioner

25 November 2008

Ministerial Industry Strategy Group

26 November 2008

Meeting with Dr. Richard Taylor MP and Prof. Mike Richards—Richards Review

26 November 2008

Event to celebrate 35 years of United Response (UR)

27 November 2008

New Savoy Partnership Conference “Psychological Therapies in the NHS” speech +

28 November 2008

Visit to Hillside Bridge Healthcare Centre

28 November 2008

Regional Cabinet—Leeds

Minister of State (Health Services)—Ben Bradshaw Minister for the South West

4 November 2008

Health Oral Questions

5 November 2008

Visit to NHS North of Tyne

7 November 2008

Regional Economic Work Task force meeting (as Regional Minister for the South West)

10 November 2008

Visit to TwoFour Studios (as Regional Minister for the South West)

11 November 2008

Debate—The Medical Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 202008

12 November 2008

Special Interest Group of Municipal Authorities Parliamentary Group

12 November 2008

Meeting—Neil Turner MP re: Health Inequalities through primary care trust allocations

12 November 2008

Conference—Regional Development Agency’s Annual Public meeting

12 November 2008

Reception—Third Annual HSJ 50 Celebration

13 November 2008

Ministers’ Regions Summit

14 November 2008

Telephone call—Chief Inspector, CSCI

17 November 2008

Meeting—Chair of the Socialist Health Association

17 November 2008

Debate—Affirmative regs for the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (Amendment of List of Responders) Order 202008

17 November 2008

Adjournment Debate—Healthcare in Sutton

18 November 2008

Adjournment Debate—Government policy on people with strokes

18 November 2008

Meeting—Ruth Carnall CBE to discuss London

18 November 2008

Meeting—Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

19 November 2008

SHA Chairs monthly meeting

20 November 2008

National Stakeholder Forum

20 November 2008

Speech—Excellence Awards (as Regional Minister for the South West)

21 November 2008

Meeting—Regional Director, Environmental Agency (as Regional Minister for the South West)

24 November 2008

Meeting—Chairmen of the National Association of Primary Care

25 November 2008

NHS Confederation

25 November 2008

Breakfast briefing meeting with Trisha Goddard—Patient Choice

25 November 2008

Dinner—NHS Confederation London PCT Policy Chairs Dinner

26 November 2008

Speech—South West Forum Annual Conference 202008 (as Regional Minister for the South West)

27 November 2008

Meeting—Healthcare Commission

Minister of State(Public Health) Dawn Primarolo

4 November 2008

Health Oral Questions

5 November 2008

Speech—National Alcohol Conference—Nottingham

5 November 2008

Speech—Reception of the Commission on Social Determinants for Health International Conference—London

6 November 2008

Commission on Social Determinants for Health International Conference—London (Including a Dinner and a speech)

6 November 2008

Media Interview with the Observer

10 November 2008

Meeting—German Health Minister

10 November 2008

Cabinet Committee

10 November 2008

Launch for Change4Life

11 November 2008

You and Yours programme

11 November 2008

Meeting—Foresight Review Officials

11 November 2008

Media—Healthy Towns

12 November 2008

Meeting—Baroness Gould

12 November 2008

Meeting—Gisela Stewart MP

12 November 2008

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)

13 November 2008

Westminster Hall Debate—Tackling Obesity

13 November 2008

Meeting—Marie Woolf—Journalist

17 November 2008

Reception for those who worked on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act

19 November 2008

Speech—IDeA (Improvement and Development Agency) Conference

20 November 2008

Adjournment Debate—Organ Donation

20 November 202008

National Stakeholder Forum

21-24 November 2008

International Trip to Libya

25 November 2008

Select Committee on Pandemic Influenza

25 November 2008

Speech—Fabian Society Conference

25 November 2008

Phone call—Minister for Health Northern Ireland

25 November 2008

Meeting—Japanese Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association

26 November 2008

Speech—Fitness Industry Association

26 November 2008

Phone call—Minister of Health for Wales

27 November 2008

Phone call—Minister of Health for Scotland

26 November 2008

Faculty of Family Planning Association

Minister of State (Care Services)—Phil Hope Minister for the East Midlands

3 November 2008

Social Care and Support event, Norwich

3 November 2008

Dignity Visit—Julian Hospital, Norwich

4 November 2008

Health Oral Questions

4 November 2008

Speech—TUC event, London

4 November 2008

Meeting—Council of Regional Ministers, London

4 November 2008

National Autistic Society Reception

4 November 2008

Cabinet Committee

5 November 2008

Cross-Government meeting—Government response to Dame Carol Black’s review

5 November 2008

Meeting—Alzheimer's Society

7 November 2008

Speech—Skills for care accolade event, London

10 November 2008

Social Care and Support event—Brighton

10 November 2008

Dignity Visit—Brighton

11 November 2008

Speech—Local Government Association event, Health and Well-being, London

11 November 2008

Meeting—President, Royal College of Psychiatrists

11 November 2008

Speech—Help the Aged, London

12 November 2008

Speech—English Community Care Association (ECCA) national conference

12 November 2008

Speech—Carers UK Summit, London

18 November 2008

Speech—Mental Health Providers Forum Conference, London

19 November 2008

Speech—Pacesetters programme, London

19 November 2008

Speech—Local Government Information Unit Conference on Services for Older people

19 November 2008

Human Rights Inquiry Event

19 November 2008

Cabinet Committee

19 November 2008

Speech—Counsel and Care parliamentary reception

19 November 2008

Speech—All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Enterprise

20 November 2008

Meeting—Annual Performance Assessment of Councils for 2007-2008

20 November 2008

Speech—2010 and Beyond :A new Era for Mental Health Policy in the UK, London

20 November 2008

Speech—National Stakeholder

20 November 2008

Social Enterprise Visit

22 November 2008

Final care support independence event, Birmingham

25 November 2008

Speech—Dignity in Care Conference

25 November 2008

Meeting—members of Law commission

26 November 2008

Life Chances Ministerial Group

26 November 2008

Meeting—Lloyds Pharmacy

26 November 2008

Meeting—Alzheimer’s Research Trust

27 November 2008

Telecare conference event, London

Parliamentary Under Secretary (Lords) Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham, KBE

3 November 2008

Meeting—Foundation Trust and NHS Confederation

3 November 2008

Meeting—National Association of Colitis and Crohn’s Disease

3 November 2008

Meeting—Humana Europe

4 November 2008

Oral Statement—Top ups

4 November 2008

Meeting—The Academy of Medical Sciences

5 November 2008

Meeting—The Health Foundation

5 November 2008

Meeting—APAX

5 November 2008

Visit—Northgate Clinic

6 November 2008

Meeting—HealthTalkOnline

6 November 2008

Meeting—NHS Alliance

6 November 2008

Meeting—Monitor

10 November 2008

Meeting—Healthcare Commission

10 November 2008

Meeting—BUPA

11 November 2008

Meeting—Royal College of Midwives

Royal College of Anaesthetists

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Royal College of Physicians

Royal College of General Practitioners

11 November 2008

Meeting—Dr. Foster Intelligence

12-14 November 2008

International visit to Washington—Speech

18 November 2008

Meeting—NHS Consultant’s Association

19 November 2008

Meeting—London Assembly

19 November 2008

Meeting—Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery

20 November 2008

Oral PQ

26 November 2008

Visit to Keele University

Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health, Ann Keen

3 November 2008

Reception—Royal College of Pathologists

4 November 2008

Health Oral Questions

5 November 2008

Meeting—RNIB

5 November 2008

Meeting—The Lindsey Leg Club Foundation

5 November 2008

Speech—Human Tissue Authority

5 November 2008

Speech—Chief Nursing Officers summit

6 November 2008

Speech—NHS Employers Annual Conference

11 November 2008

Speech—All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer

11 November 2008

Meeting—Royal College of Midwives

12 November 2008

Event—Nursing Times Awards

14 November 2008

Visit—Opening Nursing and Midwifery Campus

18 November 2008

Speech—Antibiotic Awareness Day

18 November 2008

Speech—Second Children’s Plan Conference

18 November 2008

Speech—World Diabetes Day

19 November 2008

Speech—World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day

21 November 2008

Visit—Harefield Heart Centre and Harefield Hospital

25 November 2008

Speech—Healthcare for London Conference

25 November 2008

Speech—A Framework for Violence and Abuse Prevention