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. 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. 

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Dr Dan Poulter MP


22 SEP 2016

Dr Dan Re-Elected as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health

Dr Dan has been re-elected as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Health at the Group's recent AGM. The APPG is an influential group which provides a parliamentary platform to identify and debate global health issues and concerns, not to mention raising the profile of global health issues within Parliament and with Governments in the UK and elsewhere. The APPG on Global...


19 SEP 2016

Dr Dan calls for Broadband Summit Meeting for Suffolk

Dr Dan has called for a Broadband Summit meeting for Suffolk, being hosted by Suffolk Chamber of Commerce.  The Summit will be a closed meeting for MPs and other key organisations. Dr Dan remains absolutely committed to ensuring that superfast broadband is available to everyone who would like to access it across not only Central Suffolk and North Ipswich, but also across the entire county and it...


19 SEP 2016

Dr Dan calls for cross party commission on future of the NHS and Social Care

Dr Dan has called for a cross party commission on the future of the NHS and Social Care. As a practising NHS doctor, Dr Dan says that the NHS and social care systems are struggling to maintain high standards of patient care under current funding plans. Read more here http://tinyurl.com/zb244zz


15 SEP 2016

Dr Dan celebrates community achievements at Suffolk Coastal Business and Community Awards 2016

On Thursday 15 September, Suffolk Coastal District Council hosted their annual Suffolk Coastal Business and Community Awards Ceremony, recognising the outstanding achievements of businesses, individuals and community groups across the Suffolk Coastal district. Dr Dan congratulates all the winners from Thursday's Awards Ceremony; it is the efforts of these businesses and individuals that really do...


13 SEP 2016

Dr Dan backs call for Government to consider legalising cannabis for medical purposes

Dr Dan has recently backed the call for cannabis to be made available via prescription for medical purposes. Following a recent poll of MPs and further coverage on ITV News at Ten ahead of the launch of a new report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Drug Policy Reform, Dr Dan supports the use of cannabis for medical purposes and recognises the contribution that it can make for those...


12 SEP 2016

Dr Dan raises plight of horses

In trying to bring an end to the plight of some horses being kept in the vicinity of Paper Mill Lane, Dr has written to both Suffolk County Council and the RSPCA insisting that urgent action is now taken to intervene and protect the animals from further suffering. Dr Dan has raised concerns over the welfare of the animals on a number of occasions now and continues to have concerns at their poor...



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Supported Housing (12 Jul 2016)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate and raising important issues about the barriers to good care that a lack of the right supported housing can lead to for people with learning disabilities and mental illness. Does he agree that on a daily basis many mental health wards struggle to find suitable step-down and community housing for patients who badly need it because, as he is...

Supported Housing (12 Jul 2016)
Daniel Poulter: Does my hon. Friend agree that the reality on the ground is that the lack of suitable supported housing is leading to hospitals and mental health wards having to discharge people either on to the streets in some cases, which is most undesirable as they will include some very vulnerable people, or into other very unsuitable housing situations? This issue needs to be addressed, and...