Diabetes is a common health condition which can cause lifelong, debilitating health problems. As a Government health minister and an NHS hospital doctor, Dr Dan was pleased to be invited to launch the new Diabetes UK support group for Ipswich and East Suffolk with the Diabetes UK President Richard Lane OBE. Dr Dan spoke to those diagnosed with diabetes to raise awareness of what the condition is, how it is caused and what treatment is available, and he was encouraged by the support that the Diabetes UK group offers to those with diabetes and their families.
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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...