Recently I visited the maternity facility at Dover’s Buckland Hospital to meet with the maternity team and hear about work being done to improve local maternity services. East Kent Maternity services have been rocked in recent years by a number of tragic baby deaths in
My Three Priorities for Dover & Deal:
Please be aware that my office will be closed from 21st December until the 4th January. Therefore, emails may not be picked up and actioned straight away.
I will, of course, remain available to deal with the most urgent matters over this period, including in relation to transition and coronavirus.
I wish you a very happy Christmas and all the best for 2021.
Better healthcare is vital for our area, and something I care deeply about. The Covid pandemic was a real challenge for health services, both nationally and locally. So it has been encouraging to see some strongly positive local outcomes more recently. For example, it’s been
As we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic there has been encouraging news for Dover and Deal’s employment figures. The year 2021 saw Dover experience considerably higher employment growth rates than the national position. At 2%, employment growth between October 2020 and December 2021 greatly exceeded
I laid a wreath at the Royal Marines Memorial concert on Sunday 10th July at the Deal Bandstand in memory of the lives lost in the IRA explosion at the Royal Marines School of Music in 1989. The Deal Memorial Bandstand Trust stages a series of public concerts on the
Recently I visited the maternity facility at Dover’s Buckland Hospital to meet with the maternity team and hear about work being done to improve local maternity services. East Kent Maternity services have been rocked in recent years by a number
Watch the amazing new RLSS animation to help every child and family to understand water safety. Any further information about water safety, including pages that supply parents with water safety tips can be downloaded from the Royal Life Saving Society UK website – www.rlss.org.uk/DPW