Suffolk's health services are to get a boost next year with an extra £22 million of Government funding. Dr Dan saw first hand how essential this money will be when he visited Barham and Claydon Surgery again last weekend.
As both an NHS hospital doctor and a Health Minister, Dr Dan understands the importance of first class medical services in Suffolk and talked with Dr Naqvi about the 25 year campaign to replace the current facilities with a new surgery.
Dr Dan has been a lead campaigner in the fight for a new surgery in Claydon and Barham, and will be meeting with local planners and NHS bosses in the new year to help secure the cash to get the new surgery built.
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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Addictions: Health Services (19 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2019 to Question 270772 on Addiction Services, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of medically-staffed inpatient detoxification beds in England; and if he will make a statement.
Drug Treatment Services (16 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Member for Manchester, Withington (Jeff Smith) on securing the debate. I agree with everything he said. I draw the attention of Members to my declaration of interest as a practising NHS psychiatrist and as someone who has worked in drug addiction, or drug treatment, services. I do not intend to rehearse the discussion on the lack of, or reduction in, funding for the...