As a great supporter of our local businesses, Dr Dan made his second visit this year to the award winning Ipswich medical supplies company, Felgains. He spent the afternoon learning more about the business, and talking to some of the specialist technicians who repair and test the medical equipment.
Felgains of Knightsdale Road Ipswich design specialist armchairs, beds, mattresses and other accessories, designed to help improve the daily lives of patients. Some of their newest designs, which improve care for patients with mobility problems, are currently being trialled at the James Paget Hospital.
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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....