Browse: health (7)
Sporty Students write to Prime Minister

Alan visited Redmile Primary School on Friday 14th January to discuss the funding of sport in school. He was met by Head teacher Julie Hopkins as well as Belvoir High School students and sports ambassadors Jasmin Southam and Claire Hopkins. The s...

Alan meets Ambulance Chiefs

On Tuesday Alan met East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) Chief Executive Phil Milligan and Chairman Jon Towler in Parliament. The meeting was called to discuss EMAS’s planned shake up of how it distributes its ambulance stations and hubs throug...

Alan backs new GP appointments system

On Friday 12th October Alan met doctors at Oakham Medical Practice to discuss their new appointments system, designed to deal with increasing patient numbers and reduce waiting times. The new system, which will go live on Monday 19th November, wi...

Alan calls for Urgent Care consultation responses

Alan has urged constituents to have their say on proposed improvements to the level of urgent care cover in the area. The proposed changes would see more money invested in urgent care in Rutland & Melton, with 15 extra hours during weekdays b...

Alan Duncan MP
Proposed closure of Ketton Branch Surgery

I have recently spoken to some constituents who are concerned about the proposed closure of Ketton Branch Surgery, particularly from those who are elderly or particularly vulnerable and would struggle to travel to an alternative site. Uppingham...

Foreign Office
Proposed closure of St Mary's Birth Centre

I have recently been made aware of the proposals to close St Mary’s Birth Centre. We all want St Mary’s Hospital to flourish and none of us want to see midwives moved or made redundant. The NHS Trust is duty bound to get value for money and I am t...

Alan hits out at dementia care decision

Alan has strongly criticised plans to cease funding for a dementia care centre in Melton Mowbray. Gloucester House, which is run by by Age UK and provides care to almost fifty people, is under threat following the decision by the East Leicestersh...