15 SEP 2017

Dr Dan enjoys afternoon activities at Barking Hall Residential Home

Following a busy day of meetings at Suffolk County Council's headquarters, Dr Dan enjoyed a visit to Barking Hall Residential Home, where he very much enjoyed meeting staff and residents.

Dr Dan enjoyed a tour of the impressive facilities before taking time to meet with a number of residents, and enjoying some traditional team word games and sampling the afternoon tea. Dr Dan very much enjoyed meeting and talking to so many residents and listening to how much they enjoy the range of opportunities and events that the team at Barking Hall regularly put on.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment (15 May 2018)
Daniel Poulter: The Minister is absolutely right to highlight the issue of data, or the lack of it. In the interests of parity of esteem, is it also worth looking at introducing access targets in mental health for access to child and adolescent mental health services, which do a lot of the assessment of people with ADHD? Would that help drive better data collection in the NHS? Measuring against a target,...

ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment (15 May 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I did not intend to come across as discriminatory in the point that I made; it is CAMHS professionals—mental health professionals—who tend to do the assessments for ADHD in children. What is the Minister going to do about the recruitment crisis in CAMHS? Without those CAMHS professionals, we shall not be able to provide the diagnosis and delivery of care.