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 2018 – NHS Eye Care

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding eye clinics. All follow-up appointments should take place when clinically appropriate. It is for doctors to make decisions on when […]

July 2018 – EDM 802 and NHS Subsidiary Companies

Thank you to those who took the time to contact me regarding your concerns surrounding subsidiary companies within the NHS , and specifically Early Day Motion 802. […]

July 2018 – Prescription Charges for Long-Term Conditions

Thank you to those who contacted me about prescription charges for people with long-term conditions and the prescription charges coalition.   I understand that the prescription […]

July 2018 – Lung Disease

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

July 2018 – EDM 1140 and Personal Injury Reforms

Thank you to those who contacted me about EDM 1140 and personal injury reforms. The number of whiplash claims has been too high for too long, and is symptomatic of a wider compensation culture. This is being […]

July 2018 – Supporting Deaf Children in Education

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding supporting deaf children in Selby and Ainsty. I want every child to have the best start in life […]

July 2018 – Alzheimer’s Society’s #FixDementiaCare

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding dementia care. I can assure you that dementia is a priority for the Government. In 2015, the Challenge […]

May 2018 – Assisted Suicide (Noel Conway)

Thank you to those who contacted me about assisted suicide.   Coping with a terminal illness is distressing and difficult both for patients and their families. […]

May 2018 – Adult Social Care (Age UK)

Thank you to those who contacted me about adult social care.   I believe we must all receive dignified care in old age. With an ageing […]

March 2018 – Medicinal Cannabis and Alfie Dingley

Thank you to all those who contacted me regarding Alfie Dingley and the debate about medical cannabis. I sympathise deeply with the difficult situation faced by […]