Following on from BBC Radio 4 Today's programme live from Felixstowe on Saturday 13 August, Dr Dan visited the annual Westerfield Church Fete along with County Councillor Robin Vickery. After enjoying the traditional selection of stalls and produce, Dr Dan was lucky enough to meet one of the stars of the Fete, Whitton Thomas.
Whitton Thomas is a 4 month old Suffolk Punch foal and the Fete was only his second public appearance, having previously made his debut at the Suffolk Show.
Dr Dan enjoyed meeting Thomas and his mother Daisy, not to mention the many people all soaking up the atmosphere of the afternoon, enjoying the sunshine and sampling the local produce.
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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...
Children and Mental Health Services — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (16 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing the debate; he is making some very good points. As he recognises, CAMHS are the Cinderella services of the Cinderella service—mental health is still woefully underfunded in comparison with many other parts of the NHS. Does he also recognise that CAMHS recruitment is a real challenge? The August 2019 fill rates for higher trainees in the UK stand at...