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Weekly Column 08.07.20 - NHS Parliamentary Awards

On Sunday, the National Health Service marked the anniversary of its foundation after the most challenging time in its 72-year history. Coronavirus has been a global health emergency on a scale not seen for a century and our fantastic NHS staff have had to come together as never before, supported by volunteers and the public.

Weekly Column 01.07.20

The last few weeks have been the oddest that I have ever experienced.  Tackling the threat of Covid-19 has involved the most incredible joint effort of the British people and so many of you have contacted me sharing your experiences

Weekly Column 24.06.20

Last week was Loneliness Awareness Week. This is such an important issue and before the Pandemic I organised some Senior Tea Dances and my Conference “Beyond the Front Door” to try and help tackle the problem of elderly loneliness and isolation. I was also pleased to host some virtual coffee mornings during lockdown, hosting the events live on Moorlands Radio to try and bring local people together during these difficult times.