I'm Dr Dan Poulter, MP for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich. The people of Suffolk are always my first priority, but when time permits, I continue to work as an NHS hospital doctor on an unpaid basis. I live locally and am a dedicated and hard working constituency MP. Please feel free to get in touch with me if I can help you in any way. Click here if you would like to receive my newsletter about what I am doing on your behalf on important local issues. Your details will not be passed to any third parties and you are free to cancel the updates at any time.

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Dr Dan Poulter MP


18 OCT 2014

Kesgrave Para Cadets

Dan was delighted and privileged to watch the Kesgrave Para Cadets, who have been in temporary accommodation since June 2013, march from their old base at the Royal British Legion in Ropes Drive to their new permanent home at Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre. The detachment was also celebrating winning the award for the Best Detachment in the Suffolk Army Cadet Force at the Annual Camp in...


18 OCT 2014

Ipswich Baby Fair

Dan dropped in to the Ipswich Baby Fair held in Kesgrave on Saturday. As an NHS doctor and Government health minister with responsibilities including maternity and children's health Dan was delighted to have the opportunity to meet several local mums and their babies and toddlers.


18 OCT 2014

Monewden Coffee Morning

Dan went along to the successful coffee morning at Monewden. Here he was able to meet local people from Monewden and the surrounding areas and discuss their concerns directly with them. Keeping in touch with local people is one of Dan's main priorities and he enjoys the chance to attend local events like these.


10 OCT 2014

Paddy Geere House

Last week, Dan once again visited visited Paddy Geere House in Ipswich to meet with and enjoy a cup of tea and a piece of cake with the residents. Dan thoroughly enjoyed his time chatting to the residents and listening to their stories. He always receives a warm welcome from all the residents and staff. During his last visit he saw how the residents had been using an iPad to help them keep in...



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West Cumberland Hospital (20 Oct 2014)
Daniel Poulter: I do not have the local knowledge that would enable me to understand why that happened, but what is important is the need for action to be taken in cases in which there is a history of higher than expected standardised mortality rates-cases in which patients have died when they should not have died. That is why the Government asked Sir Bruce Keogh to investigate this trust, and, indeed,...

West Cumberland Hospital (20 Oct 2014)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Member for Workington (Sir Tony Cunningham) on securing this evening’s debate, and I commend him for his interest in local health matters affecting his constituents, and for his clear advocacy of the needs of local patients. We all understand that the configuration of local health services is an important issue for many Members-and for many of our...