Steve Brine MP

for Winchester & Chandler's Ford

15 JUN 2017

Winchester MP to become Health Minister

Steve Brine has been appointed a Minister at the Department of Health in the post-election reshuffle.

The Winchester & Chandler's Ford MP, who was re-elected last week, will join Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt in one of the busiest and most high profile departments in Whitehall.

Mr Brine said; "Health has always been a great interest for me, both locally and in terms of national policy. I am really looking forward to working as part of the team at Richmond House to ensure we build a health and social care system that is among the safest and highest-quality anywhere in the world.

"We've big ambitions around mental health provision and securing greater access to GPs which we can only deliver if we keep a strong economy that provides the resources our NHS needs. This new role is a tremendous opportunity to work in an area I am passionate about and to ensure the voice of Winchester & Chandler's Ford is heard at the heart of Government."

The MP was a Government Whip in the previous Parliament working at the Department for Work & Pensions and the Northern Ireland Office.

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Written Answers — Department of Health: Vulnerable Adults: Protection (21 Jul 2017)
Steve Brine: This is a matter for NHS England as the body responsible for commissioning providers of neuro rehabilitation across England. NHS England’s current specification for neuro rehabilitation takes account of research based evidence which shows that: - Rehabilitation in specialist settings for people with traumatic brain or spinal cord injury and stroke is effective and provides value for...

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners (21 Jul 2017)
Steve Brine: Since 1 April 2015, all general practitioner (GP) practices have been required, under the terms of their contract, to allocate a named, accountable GP to all patients, including children.

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: European Medicines Agency (21 Jul 2017)
Steve Brine: As part of the exit negotiations the Government will discuss with the European Union and Member States how best to continue cooperation in the field of medicines regulation in the best interests of both the United Kingdom and the EU. While it would not be appropriate to pre-judge the outcome of the negotiations, the Government’s position was clarified in an open letter to The Financial...


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