28 AUG 2016

Sustainable funding required for NHS and Social Care

Dr Dan has spoken out regarding his concerns around NHS and social care funding. As a practising NHS doctor, Dr Dan often sees people who are medically well enough to go home, but are forced to stay in hospital due to difficulties in arranging social care packages or appropriate accommodation.

Dr Dan has called for an urgent long term plan to ensure that the health and social care system is properly and sustainably funded and sees the introduction of a health and care tax as a possible solution.

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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control (12 Sep 2017)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what funding will be put in place to stop the spread of TB in cattle after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Occupational Therapy (12 Sep 2017)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many full-time equivalent occupational therapists working in mental health the NHS has employed in each year since 2006-07.