First Do No Harm APPG

First Registered: 04/11/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To raise awareness of and build support for the recommendations in 'First Do No Harm', the report of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, and to ensure the implementation of the recommendations by the UK government and others.

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Recent Documents related to First Do No Harm

1. Assessing the needs of sentenced children in the Youth Justice System
28/05/2020 - Ministry of Justice
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Found: compared with 11% of children assessed who received first -tier sentences. Seven out of 10 children were

2. Cannabis Skunk Sense - written evidence
07/05/2019 - Inquiry: Drugs policy - Health and Social Care Committee
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Found: public - with a strong message of prevention not harm reduction.3.The Inquiry document says: ‘Government's

3. Aon
02/06/2020 - Competition and Markets Authority
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Found: • • • • • • •First •Second •Third

4. Youth Justice statistics: 2019 to 2020
07/05/2021 - Ministry of Justice
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Found: with 1 3 % of children assessed who received first - tier sentences. For five of the 19 concerns

5. Managing prisoner safety in custody: PSI 64/2011
05/04/2021 - Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service
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Found: prison staff on managing prisoners who are at risk of harm or death, or who may be a risk to others (safer

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Recent Speeches related to First Do No Harm

1. Prisons: Self-harm Among Women Prisoners
15/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: level of self-harm in the women’s estate. We have established a women’s estate self-harm task force to - Speech Link
2: Saving Lives, found that the despair that led to self-harm and suicide was exacerbated by prisoners being isolated - Speech Link
3: a considerable impact on those considering self-harm? In asking this, I must declare an interest as president - Speech Link

2. Social Media and Health
30/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: online content that promotes eating disorders, self-harm and suicide, as well as on how we address the growing - Speech Link
2: essentially two matters of concern here: online harm and false news, which includes the health impact - Speech Link

3. Online Harms Consultation
16/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: interactions may be virtual, but they are causing real harm. More than three quarters of UK adults express concerns - Speech Link
2: between shielding people, particularly children, from harm and ensuring a proportionate regime that preserves - Speech Link
3: those powers, and for tech companies to engineer the harm out of their platforms from the outset, but people - Speech Link

4. Alcohol Harm Commission: Report 2020
22/04/2021 - Grand Committee

1: Commission on Alcohol Harm 2020 ‘It’s everywhere’—alcohol’s public face and private harm, published on 14 - Speech Link
2: one of the most pressing issues of the day: the harm caused by alcohol. I extend my sincere thanks to - Speech Link

5. Online Harms Consultation
15/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: interactions may be virtual, but they are causing real harm. More than three quarters of UK adults express concerns - Speech Link
2: because until it is on the statute book, the real harm that he just described, which has been able to flourish - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to First Do No Harm
1. Self-harm
asked by: Liz Twist
08/12/2020
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of commissioning research to improve understanding of how to support people who self-harm without intending to take their own lives.

2. Self-harm
asked by: Liz Twist
17/11/2020
... what plans his Department has to work with NHS England to ensure that psychosocial assessments are undertaken for everyone who discloses self-harm (a) to their GP and (b) in any other clinical setting.

3. Self-harm
asked by: Jeremy Hunt
02/12/2020
... (b) 2019 and (c) 2020 on self-harm prevention.

4. Housing First
asked by: Grahame Morris
11/01/2021
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of (a) accelerating and (b) expanding the rollout of the Housing First programme.

5. Housing First
asked by: Neil Coyle
17/12/2020
... (b) Merseyside and (c) the West Midlands; and when he plans to publish the findings of that evaluation.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
Jeremy Hunt Portrait
Jeremy Hunt
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South West Surrey
Joined: 4th November 2020
4 APPG Memberships
Baby Loss , Burma , Japan , Rohingya
Baroness Cumberlege Portrait
Baroness Cumberlege
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Maternity , Pharmacy
Lord O'Shaughnessy Portrait
Lord O'Shaughnessy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jeremy Hunt MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6813.

Email: huntj@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

William Gray, Luther Pendragon, 48 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0EJ . Tel: 07947 477 460

Email: fdnh@luther.co.uk

Secretariat:

Luther Pendragon acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.luther.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
21 Sep 2020
Source
Luther Pendragon
Description
Luther Pendragon is paid by Baroness Cumberlege to act as the group's secretariat   From : 21/09/2020 To : 20/09/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
21 Sep 2020
Source
Luther Pendragon
Description
Luther Pendragon is paid by Harris Ventures to act as the group's secretariat   From : 21/09/2020 To : 20/09/2021
Value
£22,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the First Do No Harm APPG