Health: Funding, GPs and Nurses


Great Western Air Ambulance

Last year, when volunteeering with the NHS I saw the Great Western Air Ambulance in action getting a Longlevens resident in an emergency to Southmead Hospital for specialist treatment.

NHS IT Systems

The largest ever new injection of funds into our NHS is a triumph and it shows the outstanding priority of this Government. Nevertheless we must improve our underperforming IT systems to help our hard-working staff at Gloucester Hospitals Trust and enable them to spend more time on patient care.

Investment in A&E and Mental Health

Following the Health Secretary’s visit, at MP Richard Graham’s request to meet our Hospitals and Mental Health Trusts, £40m has been won for our A&E service.

Primary Care Changes in Gloucester

The biggest thing we all have in common, in any community, is our dependence on our GP surgery and all our NHS services. Different issues, at different times: but the same organisations to help us.

Celebrating Gloucester care for NHS's 70th Birthday

‘Caring, innovative and often leading national best practice’ was MP Richard Graham’s description of the work done by the 8 Gloucester nominees and their teams for the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards created to celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday this July. 

Funding the NHS

We all agree that the NHS is precious and should remain a public institution, available to everyone and free at the point of delivery. The Labour narrative on NHS privatisation is pure scaremongering. See my speech in full: