Dr Dan is a strong believer in high quality, close to home, health care services, and thanks to his hard work locally in supporting our NHS, things have now changed for the better. Ipswich hospital now has a new £5 million heart care unit and a newly refurbished maternity unit, helping women to give birth with greater dignity and privacy in state of the art birthing facilities.

Dr Dan will continue to fight to protect our NHS and to ensure that patients in Suffolk have very best hospital and community health services.

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Dr Dan's work in Parliament

Mental Health: Assessment — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] (22 Jan 2019)
Daniel Poulter: I thank the hon. Lady for giving way; she is being very kind. In relation to getting a full picture of suicidality, there are sometimes protective factors that stop people wanting to take their own life. For example, they may have children. There may be other factors in their life that mean that they would not want to go through with the act of ending their life, even though they are having...

Mental Health: Assessment — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] (22 Jan 2019)
Daniel Poulter: I am sympathetic to a number of the points the hon. Lady makes, although, for an experienced medical professional, one component of assessing somebody who is unwell is looking at how they appear, because that may be a symptom of distress, self-neglect or other issues, notwithstanding the points she has made. One of the challenges she raised is that of those patients with fluctuating...