Dr Dan visited the residents for lunch at St Elizabeth Hospice in Ipswich, who provide dedicated palliative care to patients, family and friends at difficult times in their lives. Dr Dan is actively involved in donating and fundraising in support of this excellent charitable care organisation and as an NHS hospital doctor and a Government health minister he was impressed by the commitment and hard work of the staff and would like to thank Hannah for showing him around.
More information about St Elizabeth Hospice and the excellent work they do can be found at www.stelizabethhospice.org.uk.
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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...