Our local health services are generally good but there are some areas where I am pressing for further improvements, including mental health services, especially for young people, and care for people with Alzheimer’s.
Vaccinations against Covid-19 began in Tunbridge Wells today, as constituents began arriving at the Abbey Court Medical Centre on St John's Rd to receive their vaccine. The medical centre is being used as a hub to treat the registered patients at nine surrounding surgeries.
Greg has used his regular column with the Times of Tunbridge Wells to acknowledge the serious impact Covid-19 has had on the mental wellbeing of many people and to urge anyone who feels as if they are suffering from mental ill health to not be afraid or embarrassed to seek help.
Greg has continued his fight to help secure the latest medicines for sufferers of cystic fibrosis by giving his backing to a cross-party campaign aiming to obtain access to the drug Orkambi for the NHS in England.