23 JAN 2015

Taking a Tour of the Woodlands Unit at Ipswich Hospital

Dr Dan paid another visit to the Woodlands mental health unit, based on the Ipswich Hospital site. The unit treats adults of all ages experiencing acute mental health issues who are unable to receive an appropriate level of care in the community. Dr Dan met with the hard-working staff members and was taken on a tour of the unit where he was also able to speak to patients about their experiences of the ward.

As an NHS doctor who continues to practice medicine in an unpaid capacity, Dr Dan recognises the unique challenges presented by caring for and treating those with mental illness and was impressed with the dedication of the NHS teams working hard to ensure that the patients at Woodlands receive the very best possible care.

Back to all posts


Contact Dr Dan Poulter

Click here to contact Dan

Dr Dan's work in Parliament

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Per Capita Costs (18 Jul 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding per pupil has been allocated to schools in Suffolk in each year since 2009.

Homelessness among Refugees — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (17 Jul 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing today’s debate. It must have struck all of us in the Chamber that any of the challenges she has outlined that refugees face in beginning to engage with life in the UK—whether it be opening a bank account, getting a national insurance number or accessing appropriate healthcare—would be difficult for a British citizen to do within a...