Campaigning for Better Healthcare

As a Consultant Paediatrician in the NHS, I am passionate that our health services and social care deliver for our local community. This includes working on better access to NHS Dentistry in our area, and my campaign for a dental training facility in Lincolnshire to improve recruitment and retention of NHS dentists. 


Boots Sleaford Visit to Discuss Pharmacy First Scheme

Great to visit Boots in Sleaford to discuss the Pharmacy First service!

The new Pharmacy First service enables patients to get treatment for seven common conditions directly from their local pharmacy, without the need for a GP appointment. The 7 conditions pharmacists can manage are:

Tobacco and Vapes Bill Committee

For the next few weeks I am spending a large chunk of my time in Parliament sitting on the Tobacco and Vapes Bill Committee.

One NK Receives £165,713 of Investment

It is fantastic news that One NK has received a further £165,713 of investment, bringing their total to £245,513 from the Swimming Pool Support Fund!

Lincolnshire Prioritised as Rural Area for New NHS Dental Recovery Plan

Having raised provision for NHS dental services in Lincolnshire in Parliament and directly in meetings with Ministers, I welcome the Government’s new NHS Dental Recovery Plan, delivering 2.5 million additional NHS dental appointments over the next year to help people get the care they need.

Funding for Local Sports Facilities Infrastructure

Great news that local sports facilities are receiving funding through the Multi-Sport Grassroots Facilities Programme. Those who have applied and are receiving funding for new goalposts include:

- Metheringham F.C

 - Witham United Football Club

 - Barrowby Junior F.C.

Cracking Down on Teen Vaping: Parliamentary Campaign Success

Having led the campaign to crack down on youth vaping, I was delighted to sit down with the Prime Minister last week to discuss the Government's announcement today that we will take decisive action to protect children's health and the environment by: