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

13 DEC 2014

Broomhill Christmas Fete

On Saturday Dr Dan was in North Ipswich at Westbourne Library attending the Broomhill Christmas fete. Always a strong supporter of the area, particularly the library and the campaign for Broomhill pool, Dr Dan was pleased to have the opportunity of supporting the Christmas fete. As well as many stalls displaying Christmas goods there was an exhibition of the many famous people that have come...

12 DEC 2014

Wickham Market Community Training Project

Dr Dan presented certificates at the third Wickham Market Community Training Projects awards ceremony once again on Friday, and would like to thank Mrs Pam Bell and all those involved with Wickham Market Respite & Care, and congratulate them on the great work they do. As the government minister that brought the Care Bill through Parliament, Dr Dan takes particular interest in the Wickham Market...

12 DEC 2014

Suffolk One

Dr Dan was invited to Suffolk One Sixth Form College in Ipswich to speak to enthusiastic and committed students who were thinking of pursuing a career in the health sector, in a diverse range of specialities including midwifery, paramedics and GPs. As an NHS doctor and a Health Minister, Dr Dan takes an active role in encouraging young people to join the medical profession and knows what a...

12 DEC 2014

Baylham Care Centre

One of Suffolk's biggest challenges is looking after and properly supporting our ageing population, and Dr Dan is a regular visitor and supporter of care homes such as Baylham Care Centre which he visited on Friday. Dr Dan enjoyed making Christmas items and games with the residents and with the Manager, Mrs Sandy Oxborrow, and he was particularly impressed with the high level care and...

12 DEC 2014

Suffolk Oxygen Therapy Centre

At a visit to Suffolk Oxygen Therapy Centre in Great Blakenham, Dr Dan met some of the operators, volunteers and users of the service and saw one of the Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy chambers in operation. Dr Dan was very impressed with the friendly and informal, but very professional character of the centre. Suffolk Oxygen Therapy Centre was set up over 30 years ago and was one of the first of its...

06 DEC 2014

Mendham Christmas Fair

On Saturday 6 December, Dr Dan visited the annual Christmas Fair at Mendham. He thoroughly enjoyed the chance to meet stall holders and residents. The money raised from the fair will support improvements and repairs to the church. 

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Written Answers — Department of Health: Clinical Commissioning Groups (18 Dec 2014)
Daniel Poulter: NHS England advises that the total Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) income from clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in 2013-14 was £602.1 million. CSU 2013-14 Income from CCGs: CSU CCG Income £k Anglia 16,426 Arden 23,062 Central Midlands 25,513 Central Southern 37,694 Essex 23,590 Greater East Midlands 48,228 Greater Manchester 35,848 ...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Parents: Education (18 Dec 2014)
Daniel Poulter: Strong and confident parenting can strengthen the well-being of families and improve outcomes for children. It is for this reason that, since 2012, the Government has been funding the trial of CANParent – a network of organisations providing high quality, universal parenting classes and advice, informed by robust evidence. From 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013, the total amount spent...