The AGM of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Spinal Cord Injury will take place on Tuesday 26th June in the Grimond Room at Portcullis House between 2.30pm and 3.30pm.
The meeting will also discuss the issues spinal cord injured people face when being assessed for NHS Continued Healthcare. The APPG will hear from Professor Luke Clements, a leading authority on the legal aspects CHC, who will discuss the legal issues surrounding the provision of CHC to SCI people. The APPG will also hear from Spinal Cord Injured people who, despite legal precedents, are increasingly facing considerable barriers when applying for Continuing Healthcare from their local Primary Care Trusts, and who will also explain the benefits to them of having their care funded by the NHS.
We are keen to have as many MPs attend as possible so would like to ask that you contact your local MP to invite them to join the group and attend the meeting. You can find the details of your local MP here
You can use the template below or write something more personal.
Dear (MP name)
As a member of the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) I would like to invite you to join the All Party Parliamentary Group on Spinal Cord Injury (APPG).
I would be very greatful if you could attend the AGM of the APPG on Tuesday 26th June in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House between 2.30pm and 3.30pm.
The meeting will also discuss the issues which spinal cord injured people face when being assessed for NHS Continued Healthcare (CHC).
Please contact the secretary of the APPG at email@example.com for more details of the meeting and to confirm your attendance.
Thank you for your support.