22 JUN 2018

Dr Dan meets students at Claydon High School

Last year, Dr Dan visited Claydon High School to learn more about the work going on amongst students to break down stigma around mental health. Dr Dan was delighted to make a return visit to the school today to talk about progress made, but also to meet with a group of students for a Question and Answer session.

Following a meeting with Head Teacher, Mrs Taylor, Dr Dan met with the students who were all too keen to put their questions to their local MP. A wide variety of topics were covered including facilities for young people in and around Claydon, cycle paths and facilities, broadband, policing and mental health support for young people.

Dr Dan was impressed by the enthusiasm of the pupils and the work they had very clearly put into compiling their questions and he looks forward to making a return visit to the school soon.

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Daniel Poulter: My hon. Friend will be aware that there are health and wellbeing boards at play in local authorities. How effective has her local health and wellbeing board been at holding the CCG and other parts of the NHS to account, not only for their spending decisions but for how those decisions impact on frontline patient care?

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