Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Patient Safety

Responsibilities

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Patient Safety leads on the following policy areas:

  • mental health
  • work and health
  • suicide prevention
  • vulnerable groups ‒ including homelessness and veterans’ health
  • patient safety and quality
  • NHS litigation ‒ including indemnity
  • sponsorship of CQC and NHS Resolution
  • maternity care
  • inquiries
  • patient experience
  • cosmetic regulation

Current role holder: Nadine Dorries MP

Nadine Dorries MP was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care on 27 July 2019.