Dan visited local optician James Underwood at Country Vision in Framlingham. Here he was shown around by James who demonstrated some of the latest pieces of equipment he uses to check his patient's eyes and make glasses.
Not only was Dan able to show his on going support for local Suffolk businesses but was reminded how important eye tests are. An eye test is not only there to see if you may need glasses but it can also detect other medical conditions such as, diabetes, high blood pressure and glaucoma. Dan urges all his constituents to take care of their eyes and to get them tested regularly.
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Social Care Funding (17 Oct 2018)
Daniel Poulter: My right hon. Friend is right to highlight the link between healthcare and social care. If we are to care properly for people with the long-term conditions he has outlined, we need to have a more joined-up and integrated system. It is hard to deliver that when we have a taxpayer-funded NHS and a social care system in which many people now have to pay for their own care. In looking for a...
Offensive Weapons Bill: Ipswich-London Rail Fares (15 Oct 2018)
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