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

18 OCT 2014

Monewden Coffee Morning

Dan went along to the successful coffee morning at Monewden. Here he was able to meet local people from Monewden and the surrounding areas and discuss their concerns directly with them. Keeping in touch with local people is one of Dan's main priorities and he enjoys the chance to attend local events like these.

10 OCT 2014

Paddy Geere House

Last week, Dan once again visited visited Paddy Geere House in Ipswich to meet with and enjoy a cup of tea and a piece of cake with the residents. Dan thoroughly enjoyed his time chatting to the residents and listening to their stories. He always receives a warm welcome from all the residents and staff. During his last visit he saw how the residents had been using an iPad to help them keep in...

10 OCT 2014

Ipswich Hospital & Suffolk Family Carers

Dan had the opportunity to see the new Suffolk Family Carers' bus service at Ipswich hospital. The bus stopped at the Hospital and opened its doors for carers of patients at Ipswich hospital. It gave them the opportunity to take a look around at the services it can offer. Dan was delighted to be able to see the bus, which is close to raising the £2,500,000 needed to run the service for two...

10 OCT 2014

Westbourne Academy

Dan always enjoys meeting with Ipswich and Suffolk's young people and listening to their views and opinions. Last week Dan visited Westbourne Academy and spoke with New Principal Garry Trott on a number of issues, before holding a lively Question and Answer session with Form Leaders from years 8, 9 and 10. A number of topics were covered during his session, including his work both as an MP and an...

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Written Ministerial Statements — Health: NHS Litigation Authority (Triennial Review) (16 Oct 2014)
Daniel Poulter: I am today announcing that the Department of Health is commencing a triennial review of the NHS Litigation Authority. This review forms part of the first tranche of reviews to be announced this Session. Triennial reviews of arms-length bodies are a key part of the Department’s stewardship and assurance of the health and care system, they also contribute to the Government’s wider...

Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day]: NHS Services (Access) (15 Oct 2014)
Daniel Poulter: If the hon. Lady has concerns about local commissioning decisions, she should take them up with local commissioners. Time forbids me from going into the rationing of services by the previous Labour Government. It is important that clinical services are now designed and delivered by front-line health care professionals, and if she is concerned about them, I am sure she will take that up with...