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.
Stroke has recently made the headlines again as new figures published by Public Health England showed that more first-time strokes are occurring at an earlier age compared to a decade ago. The average age for men having a stroke fell from 71 to 68 years and for women, 75 to 73 years.
After receiving a number of complaints about the local patient transport service, Greg called a meeting with the company that provide the service, G4S, and West Kent Clinical Commissioning Group who arrange the contract.
Greg officially opened 163 new affordable properties in Knights Wood. Developed by Moat, in partnership with Dandara, the development will provide 81 shared ownership homes and 82 affordable rented apartments and houses.