Dr Dan met with the North West Ipswich Big Local Trust team at the Castle Hill Community Centre in Ipswich, for an overview and to discuss future planning with the organisers and users of the group.
The North West Ipswich Big Local Trust aims to create a more cohesive community bringing together the three wards of Whitton, Whitehouse and Castle Hill in projects and by providing grants such as the one given to Radio Westbourne at Westbourne Academy, which Dr Dan visited later in the day. He shall continue to support the work of the NWI BLT.
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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...