Support Our NHS

Demand for the NHS only continues to rise, and as the population ages, there are a growing number of widespread chronic conditions which will be increasingly expensive and challenging to address, without a credible and effective plan to fund the NHS and social care. 
 
As I am sure you are aware, the Prime Minister recently announced the Government's intention to provide the NHS with an additional £20.5 billion by 2023/24. This new investment is extremely welcome, and I hope you agree it demonstrates the Government's commitment to properly funding our NHS and public services. 
 
Alongside this, the NHS is expected to come up with a ten year plan to demonstrate how it will continue to improve patient care, offer world-class services, and increase productivity, which is so important in a taxpayer funded healthcare system. This will be further supported by a £10 billion programme of capital investment, to help the NHS build world-class infrastructure, as well as additional support for social care services.
 
The recent Budget sets out the precise details of how the Government can fully fund this investment and ensures that the NHS is financially sustainable in the long run. It is essential that our public services are supported by a strong and healthy economy, and I have every faith that the Government will foster the growth and economic dynamism the NHS needs to thrive.
 
I am proud of the Government's recent record on the NHS. Despite difficult financial circumstances, NHS investment has increased every year since 2010, and I believe this new investment will help to secure the NHS for the future.

 

See the latest on the George Bryan Hospital which I am fighting to keep open after the disastrous fire.

News

Claim your flu jab this year

Local MP Christopher Pincher has urged all those people in Tamworth and the surrounding villages who are eligible for the flu jab to get one this winter, as the Government launches its drive to vaccine 30 million people. 

Raise a mug for Macmillan

Cancer hasn’t stopped during COVID-19, and neither has Macmillan. Every penny raised at a Macmillan Coffee Morning helps them to provide vital support to people with cancer, who need it now more than ever.

View From the House - July 27

This month in Parliament we passed three really important pieces of legislation, the Business Recovery Act, the  Domestic Abuse Act and the Trade Act. Each very different but each positive and both important to us domestically and internationally.

 

Updates to restrictions for shielding people

Setting out the next steps for the 2.2 million people who were asked to shield, the Government is now allowing them to regain a degree of normality to their daily lives. 

This weekend's protests

There was a Black Live Matter protest and a counter protest at the statue of Sir Robert Peel over the past weekend.

'Topple the Racists' on the Robert Peel Statue

Robert Peel, the PM who emancipated Catholics, cut the death penalty, cut food costs and founded our unarmed Police Force. A progressive statesman; we in Tamworth are proud of him. BTW, below is wrong, you've got the wrong Peel!

View From the House - May

As I write the May edition of my View From The House Update, we enter into the sunny month of June. Looking back over equally sunny May - possibly the driest for many years - we have witnessed the indomitable spirit of our town and it’s people; from commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory I

Covid19 testing expanded further

The Government has expanded testing so that anyone aged 5 and above with symptoms can now get tested for Coronavirus – as we continue to scale up our capacity.