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.

January 2017 – NHS Nursing Pay

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

January 2017 – NHS Pressures & Funding

Thank you for contacting me about the NHS. I believe in the NHS and its values. I recognise that the NHS has been under sustained pressure with […]

November 2016 – Biphosphonates and Breast Cancer

Thank you for your email about the availability of bisphosphonates for people with breast cancer. I can assure you that the Government is committed to improving […]

November 2016 – NHS Funding, A&E Services

Thank you for contacting me about Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs). The NHS today helps more people to receive higher quality care than ever before. The […]

October 2016 – Arthritis Care

Thank you for contacting me about arthritis. I know myself this can be a very painful and debilitating condition. To help clinicians to identify the symptoms of […]

October 2016 – Down’s Syndrome Testing and EDM 44

Thank you for contacting me about non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) and EDM 44. I understand you have very strong concerns about this sensitive matter.   By practice […]

September 2016 – Childhood Obesity

Thank you for contacting me about the Government’s plan to tackle childhood obesity. With nearly a third of children aged two to fifteen overweight or obese, […]

September 2016 – NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs)

Many constituents have contacted me about Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) in the NHS, and public consultation, particularly with reference to an Opposition Day Debate in […]

September 2016 – Palliative Care

Thank you for contacting me about care for people with terminal illnesses. I agree that we must ensure that people receive the most appropriate care personalised […]

August 2016 – Future of NHS Funding

Thank you very much for your recent email regarding future NHS funding. I believe fully in the NHS and its values, and I would like to assure […]