23 JUN 2018

Summer Fetes aplenty for Dr Dan

Hot off the heels of celebrating last week's second ever Suffolk Day, Dr Dan was delighted to meet so many people at the annual summer fetes in Wickham Skeith and Playford.

Dr Dan officially opened the annual "Grimmer Fete" in Wickham Skeith, where crowds came out to enjoy the summer sunshine and a host of activities on the village green, including Pig Bowling and a Smash the Crockery Stand, plus an impressive display of vintage cars, all raising vital funds for the local community. Aside from the activities, there were also a number of stands offering cakes, a range of refreshments and much more and it was great to see so many enjoying the traditional fun offered by a village fete.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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...