Tag Archives: South West Surrey

THANKS to everyone in South West Surrey and beyond who supported my election campaign

I just wanted to say a massive thank you to all of you for all your amazing hard work and commitment and your fantastic spirit during these past few weeks. Whether you displayed a board, delivered leaflets, canvassed, tweeted, shared … Continue reading

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Ten Days to Stop Jeremy Hunt Day 10 – Show that you value our doctors and nurses

I have worked with countless NHS workers in my nearly three decades as a doctor. I never fail to be amazed by their dedication, their skill, their love of people and, sometimes, their bravery. Staff levels are one of the … Continue reading

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Cuts to social work, health visiting and school nurses

Candidates at the Godalming hustings on 28 May 2017 were asked how they would ensure that services in SW Surrey for safeguarding children against abuse could be improved. I said that cuts to social work, health visiting and school nurses … Continue reading

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Ten Days to Stop Jeremy Hunt Day 9 – Looking after the elderly

It’s the issue that introduced us to the phrase ‘weak and wobbly’ when describing Theresa May – the “dementia tax”. Social care for the elderly is one of the most important issues facing us in the next parliament and for … Continue reading

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Ten Days to Stop Jeremy Hunt Day 8 – The air we breathe, the world we live in

(Due to the horrific news from London on Saturday night, I suspended social campaigning yesterday and held off publishing this Day 8 update. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the families and all those who suffered. And our gratitude … Continue reading

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Ten days to stop Jeremy Hunt: Day 6: I’m Lib Dem, but I’m voting to #electdrlouise

A guest post from Penny Rivers, the Liberal Democrat recently elected as Surrey County Councillor You may know me. You may even have voted for me. I am your newly elected Liberal Democrat Surrey County Councillor for Godalming North and … Continue reading

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Ten days to stop Jeremy Hunt: Day 5 – “The wait could be fatal”

In an emergency, our ambulance service is at the front line. Every day paramedics save the lives of people involved in accidents, having heart attacks or suffering strokes. I know how important speed is when a life is in danger. … Continue reading

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