23 DEC 2011

Dr Dan helps lead debate on integrated health and social care

Dr Dan PoulterDr Dan played a leading role in a recent seminar discussion on the importance of better integrating health and social care for older people, with former Labour Health Minister Lord Warner amongst the panellists.

You can read a full report of the event here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/social-care-network/2011/dec/21/benefits-joined-up-health-social-care?INTCMP=SRCH.  

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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)
Daniel Poulter: I thank my hon. Friend’s welcome news on capping rail fares, but does he not also agree that it is difficult for customers to disaggregate the cost of the fare—those in Ipswich are very high per mile by national standards—from reliability and speed of service? Despite the cost of tickets from Ipswich, reliability and speed of service have not improved over the years....