Health Matters

I am determined to do what I can to ensure that the NHS works for one and all and that we properly integrate health and social care. This page aims to keep you up-to-date on my work on health and health in the news. 

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Reducing childhood obesity

MP Derek Thomas has called for tougher measures to protect the health of children in West Cornwall by pledging to work with Government to push for policies that will reduce childhood obesity.

Derek Thomas visits care homes to celebrate National Care Home Open Day

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas paid two separate visits to Penzance care homes on Saturday to celebrate National Care Home Open Day.

First stop was St Mary’s Haven where Mr Thomas chatted to residents and their families while being entertained by two local entertainers.