Last week, Dan visited Easton Primary School and was given a tour of the small rural primary school by Headteacher Mrs Cheryl Singleton before answering questions from the year 6 pupils. These ranged from his medical background as an NHS doctor to the work he has done locally to get £12 million of Government funding for faster broadband speeds for people in Suffolk. The children dressed up imaginatively as part of their fundraising efforts for the Comic Relief appeal and Dan was delighted to see them doing their bit for charity on Red Nose Day.
He would like to thank Cheryl Singleton for inviting him to visit last week and very much 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...