Chloe Smith
MP for Norwich North

News

Blueprint for NHS and social care reform

Today the Government has launched the blueprint for NHS and social care reform following the pandemic, cutting bureaucracy and creating a more integrated healthcare system that will help to level up the nation’s health and build back better from the pandemic. It is important to embed lesson...

Supporting councils through coronavirus

Local authorities across Norfolk have so far received an extra £127m to support vital local services during the Covid-19 pandemic, with further funding confirmed for next year. Over half of this funding has not been ringfenced, meaning local leaders can decide how to use the additiona...

Mental Health for Children

It was a pleasure to meet with the Action for Children team recently, listening to how their school schemes, and other projects, have helped so many children with their mental health. Mental health problems affect children of all ages. Worryingly, the latest NHS figures show one in six children h...

Covid-19 Vaccine Update for anyone over the age of 70

From today, anyone aged 70 and over who has not been vaccinated are being urged to contact their local NHS to arrange a jab, as more than 12 million people have been vaccinated. The easiest way to book a vaccine is to use the online portal, or if you can’t get online, you can ring 119 or conta...

Vaccine update

Today the vaccines minister has written that the vaccines being deployed across the UK appear to be working well against the Covid-19 variants currently here, helping to save lives and reduce pressure on our NHS. Recent studies have shown that the vaccines being deployed right now across the UK a...

Mental Health Update

Locally in Norwich North, I have been very concerned to hear that the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has been receiving more referrals than any other mental health trust in England. I know how hard the staff at the trust work, and I'm in regular communication with the leadership there t...

Campaign for extra dental and GP practices update

I took my campaign further for extra dental and GP practices recently, by meeting with the Chair of the Norfolk and Waveney Sustainability and Transformation Partnership. In this meeting, I made clear the concerns that some constituents have raised about getting dental and GP appointments in our ...

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