Vascular and Venous Disease APPG

First Registered: 28/09/2017 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To raise awareness of vascular and venous disease and to encourage actions to promote a greater priority for its prevention and treatment; to encourage research into the causes of vascular and venous disease; to advance excellence and innovation in vascular and venous disease and related cardiovascular conditions.

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Recent Documents related to Vascular and Venous Disease

1. Vascular and Venous Disease
28/09/2017 - APPGs

Found: To raise awareness of vascular and venous disease and to encourage actions to promote a greater priority

2. MP_Financial_Information object (10327)
11/01/2020 - MP Financial Interests

Found: Inn Rd, London WC1X 8TZ; (2) APPG for Vascular & Venous Disease, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA; (3)

3. Risk of venous thromboembolism associated with antipsychotics
18/06/2021 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
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Found: MHRA PUBLIC ASSESSMENT REPORT The risk of venous thromboembolism associated with antipsychotics

4. updates to strength expression, dose regimens in DVT/PE, use in patients with severe renal impairment
20/07/2017 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
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Found: Trust medical directors, orthopaedic , general, vascular and gynaecological surgeons , general, acute

5. Field Safety Notices: 28 January to 1 February 2019
04/02/2019 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
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Found: System January 2019 Implants, non active, non vascular stents MHRA reference: 2019/001/025/487/012 Cepheid:

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Recent Speeches related to Vascular and Venous Disease

1. Lower Limb Wound Care
23/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: worrying.I am told that, ideally, 70% of venous leg ulcerations should heal within 12 to 16 weeks - Speech Link
2: pressure ulcers.As Members will know, venous disease is the most common type of leg ulceration, - Speech Link

2. Coronavirus
07/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: have lost their loved ones in care homes to this disease. Care workers themselves have died on the frontline - Speech Link
2: parliamentary group on vascular and venous disease, highlighting the suffering that vascular patients are facing - Speech Link
3: more people who are older tend to die from the disease, anybody can transmit it, and that is the big risk - Speech Link

3. Testing of NHS and Social Care Staff
24/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: serious asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. One in four people with COPD have - Speech Link
2: suffering from covid. The more we know about this disease, the more we know that those coming out of hospital - Speech Link
3: for treatment, whether for cancer or for heart disease, or for a hip replacement, are going to get that - Speech Link

4. NHS: Wound Care
22/11/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: the community is crucial.Ideally, 70% of venous leg ulceration should heal within 12 to 16 weeks - Speech Link
2: to therapy is often complicated by underlying disease states, such as infected burn wounds and deep-space - Speech Link
3: and impair wound healing, including: underlying disease; reduced blood supply; infection; malnutrition; - Speech Link

5. Health and Social Care
16/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: assessment of what is happening in the community. Poor disease prevention rates and struggling primary care services - Speech Link
2: change the nature of the conversation around the disease. For many people, cancer is becoming the treatment - Speech Link
3: “SAS”: better screening for the disease, greater awareness of the disease, and a breaking of the stigma - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Vascular and Venous Disease
1. Alzheimer's Disease
asked by: Sajid Javid
25/02/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to improve (a) the level of medical research into Alzheimer’s disease and (b) care for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

2. Disease Control
asked by: Jim Shannon
26/04/2021
... what steps he is taking to ensure the UK is prepared for future pandemics.

3. Alzheimer's Disease
asked by: Jim Shannon
17/05/2021
... how many people have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s by (a) age and (b) gender in each of the last three years.

4. Disease Control
asked by: Lord Birt
29/04/2021
... that will be needed in the future effectively to detect and to counter pandemics.

5. Kawasaki Disease
asked by: Henry Smith
28/01/2021
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of establishing a patient registry on Kawasaki disease.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Officer
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 28th September 2017
69 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Governance and Inclusive Leadership , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Baroness Watkins of Tavistock Portrait
Baroness Watkins of Tavistock
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Emma Hardy MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.

Email: emma.hardy.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Tomas Morel, Healthcomms Consulting, 17 Swan Court, 9 Tanner Street, London SE1 3LE. Tel: 020 7735 6963

Email: tmorel@healthcommsconsulting.co.uk

Secretariat:

Healthcomms Consulting acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.healthcommsconsulting.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.vvappg.com/

Benefits in Kind
Date
29 Jan 2021
Source
Healthcomms Consulting
Description
Healthcomms Consulting is paid by Medtronic Ltd, Boston Scientific, L&R, Becton Dickinson and Cook Medical to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 29/01/2021 To : 28/01/2022
Value
£51,001
Date
29 Jan 2020
Source
Healthcomms Consulting
Description
Healthcomms Consulting is paid by Medtronic Ltd, Boston Scientific, Terumo Corporation, Becton Dickinson and Cook Medical to act as the group's secretariat   From : 29/01/2020 To : 28/01/2021
Value
£58,501
Date
29 Jan 2020
Source
PB Consulting
Description
PB Consulting is paid by Medtronic Ltd, Boston Scientific, Terumo Corporation, Becton Dickinson and Cook Medical to act as the group's secretariat   From : 29/01/2020 To : 28/01/2021
Value
£58,501
Date
11 Jul 2019
Source
PB Consulting
Description
PB Consulting is funded to act as the group's secretariat by Medtronic Ltd, Boston Scientific, Gore Medical, Terumo Corporation, Becton Dickinson and Cook Medical.   From : 11/07/2019 To : 10/07/2020
Value
£54,001
Date
11 Jul 2018
Source
PB Consulting
Description
PB Consulting is paid by Becton Dickinson, Boston Scientific, Cook Medical, Gore Medical, Medtronic Ltd and Terumo Corporation to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£49,501
Date
11 Jul 2018
Source
PB Consulting
Description
PB Consulting is paid by Medtronic Ltd, Becton Dickinson, Boston Scientific, Terumo Corporation, and Cook Medical to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£49,501
Date
9 Jul 2018
Source
PB Consulting
Description
PB Consulting is paid by Medtronic Ltd, Becton Dickinson, Boston Scientific, Terumo Corporation, and Cook Medical to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£33,001
Date
11 Jul 2017
Source
PB Consulting
Description
PB Consulting is paid by Medtronic Ltd, Bard Ltd, Boston Scientific, and Cook Medical to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 11/07/2017 To : 10/07/2018
Value
£24,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Vascular and Venous Disease APPG

Former APPG Officers
Derek Thomas Portrait
Derek Thomas
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - St Ives
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Stephen Lloyd Portrait
Stephen Lloyd
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Eastbourne
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ann Clwyd Portrait
Ann Clwyd
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Cynon Valley
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Haworth Portrait
Lord Haworth
Vice-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Maggie Throup Portrait
Maggie Throup
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Erewash
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 14th March 2018
No other APPG Memberships