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Eddie welcomes £9 million investment in local NHS services

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, which covers most of Walsall North, is getting a £3.25 million investment from the Government to create an extra 18 beds in a co-located stroke unit - providing a fully integrated, end-to-end stroke service for NHS Midlands and East.

Eddie & Andy delivering a new station for Willenhall

Reopening the Walsall to Wolverhampton railway line is a key transport pledge I made during the election so I was delighted to welcome the Transport Secretary to Willenhall today to announce it's going to happen.

Eddie meets with new Police Commander to discuss crime

It was great to meet with Chief Superintendent Andy Parsons to pass on recent concerns about crime in Willenhall & Bloxwich and discuss how we can work together. Andy grew up in New Invention / Walsall and returned on 2 January as the Commander on Walsall Neighbourhood Policing Unit.

Evening and weekend GP appointments welcomed by Eddie

As part of the Government’s ambitions for a seven day NHS, Bloxwich, Willenhall and Walsall North residents are being encouraged to use a new service that allows them to book GP appointments during the weekend. I welcome this change. *

Walsall Advertiser column: 8th February 2018

I was honoured to represent the people of Walsall North at the laying of the colours of the 3rd Battalion the Mercian Regiment (Staffords) at Lichfield Cathedral earlier in January. I am proud of our armed forces; those who serve to protect us.