Westminster News

Health and Social Care Committee - Maternity services

Maternity services are an issue very close to my heart. Today at a meeting of the Health and Social Care Committee I asked the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, what steps his department is taking during the pandemic to ensure maternal safety, access for partners and neonatal care.

Laura's speech in General Debate on Economy

As part of yesterday’s debate on the economy, I highlighted how the Government support packages have helped specifically to protect women’s jobs – something I feel has been overlooked in the narrative to date.

Health and Social Care Committee - A&E pilots

At this morning’s Health and Social Care Committee I spoke to Professor Stephen Powis, National Medical Director at NHS England and asked him about how the NHS will be making A&E admissions safer and more accessible.