Dr Dan was delighted to return to Foxearth Lodge Nursing Home in Saxtead, where he is a regular visitor, and very proudly presented staff with the Gold Standards Framework Care Homes Accreditation Award. Foxearth Lodge is one of only 65 care homes to have received the award at 'Beacon Status', the highest grade possible for end of life care. Dr Dan would like to again congratulate the hard work and effort of the owners James and Hayley Cantrell, along with all their excellent staff, who continue to ensure that the residents of Foxearth Lodge receive the highest standards of care.
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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...