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

29 SEP 2014

Dan Calls For Better Integrated Transport Links

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter is calling for an investigation into better co-ordinated public transport services in rural areas. This follows many complaints from residents that experience difficulties particularly when their journey requires a change of bus or a connection between a bus and a train. Dr Poulter said: "A well integrated public transport system is essential...

19 SEP 2014

Suffolk Family Carers

Dan met with Janet Dillaway, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Suffolk Family Carers, to discuss their work in and around Suffolk. Dan also had the opportunity to see the work of the art and craft group. The group is made up of family carers who enjoy crafting and come together to make gifts to help raise money for the charity. Dan was extremely impressed with the quality and variety of the...

19 SEP 2014

Business Surgery at Great Blakenham

Dan had the opportunity to meet local businesses at a surgery organised by the New Anglia LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) and West Suffolk College held at Larking Gowen in Great Blakenham. He always enjoys the opportunity to talk to businesses directly, and to update them on the work he is doing as MP for Central forSuffolk and North Ipswich. Dan would like to extend his thanks to Julie West...

18 SEP 2014

Meet Your MP

Dr Dan was delighted to hold his latest Meet Your MP events at Great Glemham followed on by Marlesford. The topic of most concern to the audience was the 4 Villages By-pass. The meetings gave Dan a chance to listen and engage with local people regarding this important issue. Dan was able to offer his support to the villagers over the 4 Villages By-pass and will be campaigning hard on their...

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Written Answers — Health: Childbirth (12 Sep 2014)
Daniel Poulter: The latest data published by the Office for National Statistics in October 2013 shows that very few live births occur before 24 weeks gestation. Infant mortality rates for babies born this early remain extremely high. For babies born in 2011, one in 1,000 of live births occurred at less than 24 weeks; the infant mortality rate for these babies was 894.7 deaths per 1,000 live births. Data from...

Written Answers — Health: Maternity Services (11 Sep 2014)
Daniel Poulter: All women should receive excellent maternity care that focuses on the best outcomes for them and their babies. We are committed to improving choice of place of birth, continuity of care and women’s experience of care. To assist, the Department asked the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to develop a quality standard for postnatal care, which was published in July 2013....