03 MAY 2018

Minister invites funding bid to improve mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk

Working to secure better mental health services for patients and their families in Norfolk and Suffolk, Dr Dan secured an urgent debate in the House of Commons on Wednesday 2nd May, calling on the Government to provide greater support for mental health funding across Norfolk and Suffolk.

In securing the debate, Dr Dan specifically raised awareness of the challenges faced by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust directly with the Minister and he was delighted that in responding to the debate, the Minister was both receptive and sympathetic, encouraging the Trust to submit a bid for further funding.

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Homelessness among Refugees — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (17 Jul 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing today’s debate. It must have struck all of us in the Chamber that any of the challenges she has outlined that refugees face in beginning to engage with life in the UK—whether it be opening a bank account, getting a national insurance number or accessing appropriate healthcare—would be difficult for a British citizen to do within a...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Psychiatry: Consultants (16 Jul 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many specialist older adult Consultant Psychiatrists worked in the NHS in England in each year since 2009 (a) in total and (b) as FTE.