At Health Questions today, I kept up the pressure on the Health Secretary to build a new hospital in Scunthorpe.
I am delighted to confirm that Scunthorpe will house a mass vaccination centre at The Baths Hall- open from Monday.
The new MRI scanner, due for completion on 15th October, is a fantastic mid-term upgrade for the local Hospital. However, the Health Secretary has also promised to work on securing long-term support for SGH.
I have now received a response from the Social Care Minister on the merits of death-in-service insurance for those on unpaid placements.
I have today received a response from the Health Minister on flu vaccine accessibility.
Regular testing in care homes (England)
Regular testing (retesting) for care homes in England will begin from 6 July. This involves care homes testing staff weekly and residents every 28 days.
Many people may not have been able to attend hospital for routine appointments and treatments during lockdown.
Today I asked the PM to consider support for hospital trusts as they catch-up and for him to work with me on my campaign to upgrade Scunthorpe hospital.
Today, the Chancellor has set out our economic response so we bring stability and security.