Health

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.

October 2017 – Mental Health & Use of Restraints

Thank you for contacting me about mental health. I agree that tackling poor mental health must be a priority and Ministers have legislated to treat it […]

October 2017 – Hospital Transport for the Elderly

Thank you for contacting me about hospital transport for elderly people. I understand that this issue is affecting ever more people as our society ages, and […]

October 2017 – Motor Neurone Disease

Thank you for contacting me about support for people with motor neurone disease (MND). I understand that MND is a devastating disease which can be difficult […]

October 2017 – Quality of Care Homes

Thank you for contacting me about the quality of elderly care, and care home choice. I believe that improving the quality of elderly care in the […]

October 2017 – Breast Cancer

Thank you for contacting me about breast cancer. It is important that every effort is made to continue raising awareness of breast cancer, and tackle this […]

September 2017 – NHS “Capped Expenditure Process”

Thank you for contacting me about the NHS.  I am sorry that like other constituents of mine, you appear to have been misled by a 38 […]

September 2017 – NHS Nursing Pay

Thank you for contacting me about NHS pay. I believe strongly that the passion, commitment, and specialist knowledge our doctors, nurses and other NHS staff provide […]

September 2017 – EDM 152 & the NHS

Thank you for contacting me about NHS Professionals and EDM 152. On 7th September 2017, the Department of Health announced that NHS Professionals Ltd will remain […]

August 2017 – Treatment of Eating Disorders

Thank you for contacting me about eating disorders. I recognise the huge pain and distress caused by eating disorders, such as anorexia, the mental illness which […]

August 2017 – Lung Disease

Thank you for contacting me about lung disease. There are currently no plans to set up a taskforce on lung health. However, I know that the […]