Dr Dan met with the new CEO of Suffolk Family Carers, Kirsten Alderson, and her team to discuss what more he can do to support the charity of 15,000 (or more) unpaid carers to family members, friends or neighbours in Suffolk.
As the Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Carers in Parliament, Dr Dan continues to support and raise awareness for unpaid carers both in Parliament and in the constituency and enjoyed hearing about the great work that Suffolk Family Carers are carrying out to provide information, advice and guidance to give carers the support they need to live fuller lives.
For more information, visit www.suffolkfamilycarers.org
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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...