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


29 SEP 2014

Dan Calls For Better Integrated Transport Links

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter is calling for an investigation into better co-ordinated public transport services in rural areas. This follows many complaints from residents that experience difficulties particularly when their journey requires a change of bus or a connection between a bus and a train. Dr Poulter said: "A well integrated public transport system is essential...


26 SEP 2014

Great Blakenham Meet Your MP

Dan was delighted to hold his latest Meet Your MP event at Great Blakenham. Local people of all ages had the chance to chat to Dan and ask about any issues affecting them, both local and national. Dan always enjoys the opportunity to meet with residents directly, and to hear their views as well as to update them on the work he is doing as your MP for Central for Suffolk and North Ipswich.


26 SEP 2014

Macmillan coffee mornings in Otley and Debenham

Dan enjoying a coffee at a Macmillan "World's Biggest Coffee Morning". Dan paid a visit to two Macmillan coffee mornings. He stopped off first at Otley to enjoy coffee and cake before moving on to the Sir Robert Hitcham Primary School in Debenham where the coffee was served by the pupils who did a fantastic job of looking after the many visitors. To find out more about Macmillan and the "World's...


25 SEP 2014

Forget Me Not Club

Dan was delighted to attend the Forget Me Not group in Framlingham. The Forget Me Not group is a social group supporting people affected by dementia along with their carers. Dan joined them for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed the chance to meet many of the members and listen to their stories.



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Written Answers — Health: Childbirth (12 Sep 2014)
Daniel Poulter: The latest data published by the Office for National Statistics in October 2013 shows that very few live births occur before 24 weeks gestation. Infant mortality rates for babies born this early remain extremely high. For babies born in 2011, one in 1,000 of live births occurred at less than 24 weeks; the infant mortality rate for these babies was 894.7 deaths per 1,000 live births. Data from...

Written Answers — Health: Maternity Services (11 Sep 2014)
Daniel Poulter: All women should receive excellent maternity care that focuses on the best outcomes for them and their babies. We are committed to improving choice of place of birth, continuity of care and women’s experience of care. To assist, the Department asked the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to develop a quality standard for postnatal care, which was published in July 2013....