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Written questions only, asked by all Members, to the Minister of Health during the session , containing autism


 
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AQO 8558/11-15 Mr Ian Milne
(SF - Mid Ulster)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety what steps he is taking to reduce the waiting times for autism assessment for children.

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18/06/2015 Answered on 30/06/2015 Waiting times; Assessments; Children; Autism; Health and Social Care Board for Northern Ireland; Reductions; Budgets; Economic situation
AQO 8556/11-15 Mr John Dallat
(SDLP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety what action his Department is taking to reduce the number of children waiting for assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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18/06/2015 Answered on 30/06/2015 Children; Waiting times; Assessments; Autism; Health and Social Care Board for Northern Ireland; S; Reductions; Budgets; Economic situation
AQW 47925/11-15 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety whether any concerns have been expressed to local health authorities about the use of the anti-psychotic drug Risperidone being prescribed to children with Down Syndrome and autism.

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29/06/2015 Answered on 11/11/2015 Prescription drugs; Medical treatments; Children; Autism; Down's syndrome; Safety; Southern Health and Social Care Trust; Complaints
AQW 47138/11-15 Mr Máirtín Ó Muilleoir
(SF - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to detail the (i) number of Service Level Agreements the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust's Children’s Disability Service has in place with voluntary and community groups; (ii) names of the voluntary groups; (iii) value of each Service Level Agreement; and (iv) services provided by the voluntary groups.

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12/06/2015 Answered on 25/08/2015 Contracts; Belfast Health and Social Care Trust; Disability; Voluntary organisations; Community care
AQW 46855/11-15 Mr Fearghal McKinney
(SDLP - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to detail the number of full-time Autism spectrum coordinators witihin each Health and Social Care Trust.

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08/06/2015 Answered on 09/07/2015 Autism; Allied health professions; Health and social care trusts; S
AQW 46324/11-15 Mr Fearghal McKinney
(SDLP - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to outline the measures being taken by his Department to alleviate the waiting times for children awaiting an appointment for potential autism diagnosis within the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.

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27/05/2015 Answered on 18/06/2015 Waiting times; Diagnosis; Autism; Children; Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
AQW 46027/11-15 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety what innovative actions, and with what effect, have been taken since the introduction of the Autism Strategy.

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20/05/2015 Answered on 02/06/2015 Autism; Health services; Government departments; Policy
AQW 46026/11-15 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety for his assessment of how far his Department is succeeding in adhering to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines on autism.

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20/05/2015 Answered on 02/06/2015 NHS; Regulation; Performance standards; Autism; Policy
AQW 46004/11-15 Mr Ross Hussey
(UUP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to detail the current waiting time for an autism assessment in each Health and Social Care Trust.

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19/05/2015 Answered on 26/05/2015 Waiting times; Autism; Health and social care trusts; Diagnosis; S; Children
AQW 46001/11-15 Mr Fearghal McKinney
(SDLP - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to detail the community and voluntary organisations in South Belfast who received funding from his Department, including the amount awarded to each in 2014/15; and (ii) the extent of which funding will be cut for these organisations for 2015/16.

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19/05/2015 Answered on 25/08/2015 Belfast South; Voluntary organisations; Finance; Reductions; Government departments; S
AQW 45723/11-15 Mr Steven Agnew
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, pursuant to AQW 44402/11-15, what child and family support is available for children and families awaiting an autism assessment.

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13/05/2015 Answered on 19/05/2015 Autism; Assessments; Children; Health and social care trusts; Waiting times; Advisory services; Families
AQW 45652/11-15 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety how his Department is supporting young people with mental health issues in East Londonderry.

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12/05/2015 Answered on 27/05/2015 Young people; Mental illness; East Londonderry; Diagnosis; Autism; Health and social care trusts
AQW 45508/11-15 Mr Chris Lyttle
(APNI - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to detail the current waiting times for (i) assessment; (ii) diagnosis; and (iii) treatment of children following a referral for suspected autism spectrum disorder.

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07/05/2015 Answered on 27/05/2015 Waiting times; Children; Assessments; Diagnosis; Autism; S
AQW 45464/11-15 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety how many clinicians are trained to diagnose autism in each Health Trust and Social Care Trust; and whether this is sufficient to meet demand.

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06/05/2015 Answered on 15/05/2015 Health and social care trusts; Doctors; Autism; Diagnosis
AQW 45463/11-15 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety how often the target of a maximum thirteen week wait from receipt of diagnosis of autism from the first assessment has not been met in the last twelve months.

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06/05/2015 Answered on 12/05/2015 Autism; Diagnosis; Waiting times; Performance standards
AQW 45462/11-15 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety how often the target of a maximum thirteen week wait from referral to first assessment for autism has not been met in the last twelve months.

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06/05/2015 Answered on 15/05/2015 Autism; Diagnosis; Waiting times; Performance standards
AQW 45461/11-15 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to detail the number of referrals for autism in each of the last five years.

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06/05/2015 Answered on 20/05/2015 Autism; Diagnosis; S
AQW 45193/11-15 Mr Steven Agnew
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to detail (i) the number of referrals for assessment for an autism spectrum disorder; and (ii) the total number of suitably qualified and trained staff employed to undertake referrals in each Health and Social Care Trust, in each of the last four years.

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28/04/2015 Answered on 06/11/2015 Assessments; Autism; Psychology; Staff; Health and social care trusts; S; Children; Adults
AQW 45192/11-15 Mr Steven Agnew
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to detail the total number of vacancies for suitably qualified staff for autism spectrum disorder assessments in each Health and Social Care Trust.

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28/04/2015 Answered on 04/01/2016 Vacancies; Staff; Psychology; Assessments; Autism; Health and social care trusts; S
AQW 45073/11-15 Mr Fearghal McKinney
(SDLP - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to detail the action his Department is taking to alleviate the waiting times for children's autism diagnosis in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.

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24/04/2015 Answered on 07/05/2015 Waiting times; Diagnosis; Children; Autism; Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
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