23 MAY 2013

Dr Dan goes to the Opticians

Dan visited local optician James Underwood at Country Vision in Framlingham. Here he was shown around by James who demonstrated some of the latest pieces of equipment he uses to check his patient's eyes and make glasses.

Not only was Dan able to show his on going support for local Suffolk businesses but was reminded how important eye tests are. An eye test is not only there to see if you may need glasses but it can also detect other medical conditions such as, diabetes, high blood pressure and glaucoma. Dan urges all his constituents to take care of their eyes and to get them tested regularly.

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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...