I'm Dr Dan Poulter, MP for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich. The people of Suffolk are always my first priority, but when time permits, I continue to work as an NHS hospital doctor on an unpaid basis. I live locally and am a dedicated and hard working constituency MP. Please feel free to get in touch with me if I can help you in any way. Click here if you would like to receive my newsletter about what I am doing on your behalf on important local issues. Your details will not be passed to any third parties and you are free to cancel the updates at any time.

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Dr Dan Poulter MP


05 APR 2014

Hemingstone Arts Festival

Dan visited the Hemingstone Arts Festival to view work of local artists, musicians, choirs and poets. Dan was delighted to be able to present some prizes and can be seen in the accompanying photo handing out an award to Henley School for their entry into the art competition.‏


04 APR 2014

Dan on "The Middy"

Dan called in on the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway as they launched their 2014 season. "The Middy", as the line is known locally, is the only standard gauge steam railway in Suffolk. Tourism is an important part of Suffolk's economy and Dan was only too delighted to show his support for the "The Middy" and acknowledge the important role they play in Suffolk's vibrant tourist industry. Dan was given...


28 MAR 2014

New Humanities Building Opened By Dr Dan Poulter

Governors, builders and architects gathered at Kesgrave High School for the formal opening of the new humanities building. The building, which was delivered under budget and five weeks ahead of schedule, continues the extensivemodernization project the school has undergone. Headteacher Mr Nigel Burgoyne guided Dr Poulter around the new humanities block where he was able to see students making...


28 MAR 2014

Healthwatch Suffolk

Dan was delighted to speak at the first AGM of Healthwatch Suffolk. Healthwatch Suffolk is an independent regional organisation which was set up with the objective of being an influential and effective voice for the people of Suffolk. Providing a channel for our views on how health and social care services are provided across the County. Dan spoke about the challenges which are facing Suffolk;...



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Dr Dan's work in Parliament

Written Answers — Health: Reckitt Benckiser (10 Apr 2014)
Daniel Poulter: Details of the settlement of the Department's claim against Reckitt Benckiser in connection with the supply of Gaviscon to the national health service in England are commercially sensitive. It would not be in the public interest for information to be supplied.

Written Answers — Health: Nurses: Foreign Workers (10 Apr 2014)
Daniel Poulter: The Department does not hold information on the numbers of nurses from the European Economic Area and other overseas countries who are registered nurses working in the national health service. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the regulatory body for nurses and midwives and holds a register of nurses and midwives registered to practise in the United Kingdom. Nurses must be registered...

Written Answers — Health: Dental Health: Children (10 Apr 2014)
Daniel Poulter: In May 2014, Public Health England (PHE) will publish the third edition of ‘Delivering Better Oral Health’, evidence-based guidance for health care professionals on the prevention of dental disease. This will include specific advice regarding the provision of preventative dental advice and treatment for children. A public-facing version is planned for later in the year. Local...