15 JUL 2013

Wickham Market Carers: Leading the way in Suffolk

At a packed Wickham Market Village hall, Dan presented certificates to volunteers who had completed the training course run by local community group Wickham Market Respite & Care.

Dan has often highlighted the challenges facing Ipswich and Suffolk in terms of properly caring for our growing ageing population, which will require better coordinated thinking between local social services and NHS care providers to deliver more community-focussed healthcare.

Wickham Market Respite and care is a perfect example of a community group leading the way providing care for ageing and vulnerable people.

I would like to thank Pam Bell and her volunteers for all the hard work and dedication they have put into making this scheme such a success.

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King’s College Hospital (16 Jan 2018)
Daniel Poulter: My hon. Friend makes a fair point, although it is difficult for a board that has effectively had a merger foisted on it to appreciate fully how a hospital will run across two sites—or even three sites, with Orpington as well. I am sure the Minister will go away and think about that in the context of the PFI and whether something more could be done to help with the PFI debt.

King’s College Hospital (16 Jan 2018)
Daniel Poulter: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I draw your attention and that of Members to my declaration in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. It is probably worth pointing out, too, that I had the pleasure of being a medical student at King’s many years ago. I pay tribute to the hon. Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes) on securing...