02 NOV 2012

Dr Dan pays visit to the Somerville Foundation in Ipswich

Dr Dan with Councillor David Goldsmith outside the Crofts Bakery on Fircroft RoadIt was a real pleasure for Dan to visit the Somerville Foundation in St Margaret’s Green last week. The Foundation is a charity that supports adults and young people born with a heart condition by providing practical and emotional support, enabling them to take control of their lives. As a doctor, Dan knows that being born with and growing up with a heart condition can be extremely difficult, which is why the Somerville Foundation provides information leaflets and support, so that people know where to turn to for advice and help. Dan very much enjoyed hearing about the work of the foundation and would like to thank National Director John Richardson for inviting him to visit .

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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...

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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....