Dr Dan was recently delighted to join members of the Wickham Skeith over-60s lunch club at the Wickham Skeith village hall, where he spent time chatting to residents before drawing the winners of the raffle competition. The lunch club meets regularly, with different members taking turns to cook and wash up on each occasion.
With Parliament in recess, the last few weeks have given Dan the opportunity to spend time at home here in Suffolk, visiting local residents groups, organisations and charities, which he very much enjoys. He would like to thank Ann West and Romaine Elsden for inviting him to the lunch club and he looks forward to visiting again.
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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...