Health and Social Care

If you have written to Nigel as part of a standard-letter campaign, such as those from 38 Degrees, you can find his responses on the issues here.

July 2016 – Cancer Research and Drugs

Thank you for contacting me about cancer research. This Government is committed to improving cancer outcomes throughout the UK, and Ministers recognise that investing in research […]

June 2016 – Cost of Pharmaceuticals to the NHS

Thank you for your recent email regarding the cost of pharmaceutical drugs to the NHS. I fully appreciate your concerns and I would like to assure […]

April 2016 – Junior Doctor Strike Action

Thank you for contacting me about the latest junior doctor strike action. As you will know, the BMA  called an all-out strike on 26th and 27th […]

April 2016 – Meningitis B Vaccines

Thank you for contacting me about the Meningitis B vaccination. I understand that meningococcal infections can be very serious, causing meningitis and blood poisoning, and this is most […]

April 2016 – Dementia Care

Thank you for contacting me about dementia care.   Improving treatment and care for people with dementia is a key priority for the Government. I agree that […]

March 2016 – Availability of Orkambi

Thank you for contacting me about the availability of Orkambi. I know many families affected by cystic fibrosis have placed a great deal of hope in […]

March 2016 – NHS Bill Debate, 11th March

Thank you for your email regarding the National Health Service Bill and the debate on the 11th of March. I was not able to attend this […]

February 2016 – TTIP and the NHS

In response to concerns about TTIP and the NHS:   Thank you for contacting me about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the NHS. […]