More money for the local NHS to help our GPs and hospitals do their job

The Conservatives are protecting the future of the NHS.

We are planning an enormous investment in the NHS - £33.9bn, 20 hospital upgrades and 40 new hospitals. We will also deliver 6,000 more GPs by 2024-5 to improve services and reduce the wait for appointments.

I will work to ensure that our local services benefit from this historic investment so that we have better and more effective health provision on our doorstep.



Celebrating Brentwood's Children and Older People

My regular column for the Vision magazine this month feature two great local groups who support young people with special needs and their parents, and older people needing a bit of company and fun in their lives respectively.

Protecting our Planet for the Children

Emails from constituents who are members of environmental campaign groups have been arriving in my inbox this week, urging me to do all I can in Parliament to promote the protection of our environment. 

Cystic Fibrosis Medicines Made Available on NHS

NHS England has today announced it has secured a definitive agreement with Vertex Pharmaceuticals to make available all three of their UK-licensed cystic fibrosis medicines. 

Baby Loss Awareness Week

Having a baby is now safer than 10 years ago, but although there has been a reduction in stillbirths and neonatal deaths, nothing can reduce the grief caused by the loss of a baby.