With the summer coming to a close, last weekend Dan had the pleasure of attending the very first Great Bealings Great British Farm Fair. A host of activities were put on for people of all ages, including an old-fashioned Olympics, wool spinning, tractor rides and and craft displays. The event was organised by the Friends of Great Bealings Church, with all of the proceeds raised going towards the preservation and maintenance of St Mary’s Church.
Adrian Melrose co-founded the event, and Dan would like to thank him for his generosity in opening up his farm to allow the fair to take place.
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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...