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Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Welcomes Health Infrastructure Plans

    A new strategic approach which aims to improve hospitals and health infrastructure has been announced by the Government, news which has been welcomed by North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson.   The Health Secretary Matt Hancock this week announced the launch of the Health Infrastructure Plan, which aims to help critical health infrastructure and enable the NHS to provide better quality of care for patients.   Forming the biggest public investment in hospital infrastructure in a generat...

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GP Update - 9 October

    It has been announced that Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to take on two of the affected practices - Abbey Meads Medical Group and Moredon Medical Centre. It is hoped that the handover process will be completed by November.   Please see below the briefing I have received from Swindon CCG:     Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to take on two Swindon GP practices Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will take on the provision of services at tw...

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Justin Meets With Disability Stakeholders

      Justin Tomlinson MP met with key stakeholders to discuss issues concerning Motor Neurone Disease(MND) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) at a roundtable event at his office in Swindon.   Representatives from the MND Association, the MS Society, the local North Wiltshire MND Association Group, along with health care professionals met at Justin’s community office to discuss a number of issues affecting people with both MND and MS. Topics for discussion included CCG Care co-ordination, ...

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Justin Visits Kingsdown School

     North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson visited Kingsdown School to see first-hand the improvements the school has made in the last two years.   Justin met with Headteacher Mrs Leigh-Bennett and Chair of Governors Lynne Scragg, along with the current Head Boy, Head Girl and Deputy Head Girl, to catch up and hear about the latest developments at the school.   During the visit Justin also received a tour of the school from Ms Leigh-Bennett, who outlined to Justin the positive changes she...

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Swindon Advertiser Column - Lets Get Brexit Done So The Country Can Move On

      This week the prime minister set out new, firm plans to break the deadlock on Brexit in an impassioned speech. This new proposed deal means we can leave on October 31 without disruption and in a friendly way. Recognising that all options have previously been defeated in Parliament, it is welcome that the initial reaction in Parliament has been positive – including many MPs who have previously voted against a deal and even a handful of Labour MPs who now acknowledge it is simply ...

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Justin Joins The Ridge Coffee Club In Aid Of Macmillan

    North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson joined The Ridge Coffee club to support Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s biggest coffee morning.   The Ridge Coffee club consists of a group of local residents who meet at The Jovial Monk pub to organise a number of events which raise money for good causes. Earlier this year Justin joined the club to unveil a new defibrillator outside the Jovial Monk, for which its members raised an impressive £2,500.   Macmillan’s coffee morning encourage...

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Swindon Advertiser Column - Citizen scheme transforms young people

      I would like to thank all the young people who got involved in this year’s National Citizen Service summer scheme. It is a fantastic summer volunteering programme for young people aged between 15 and 17. It was founded in 2011 under Prime Minister David Cameron’s coalition Government and has gone from strength to strength since then. The scheme helps young people acquire the skills needed to succeed in work and life during a four-phase programme spread over 3-4 weeks. It begi...

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Government Initiative Reduces the Number of Rough Sleepers

  Justin Tomlinson MP has welcomed news that the number of vulnerable people sleeping rough on the streets has reduced as a result of the Government’s Rough Sleeping Initiative. An independently peer reviewed report analysed the impact of the Government’s Rough Sleeping Initiative between its inception in March 2018 and autumn 2018. Results from the report showed that there were 32% fewer rough sleepers during the period compared to what the number would have been had the initiative not b...

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