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John Baron MP urges people to attend workshops on NHS programme

October 5, 2016
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MP says have your say on changes to NHS John Baron MP has today encouraged the public to attend workshops on the 6th October in Basildon and 12th October in Billericay operated by Mid and South Essex Success Regime. These workshops provide an opportunity to residents to shape proposals for the transformations to local...
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John Baron MP urges people to respond to NHS consultation

July 18, 2016
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MP says have your say on local NHS services John Baron MP has today urged the public to respond to the Basildon and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group’s ‘Fit for the Future’ public consultation. The consultation aims to shape future service provision and runs from 11th July with the option to attend local meetings. John...
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John Baron MP: Parliament recognises progress in Improving Cancer Survival Rates

July 13, 2016
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John Baron MP: Parliament recognises progress in Improving Cancer Survival Rates

APPGC presents awards to top 20 ‘most improved’ CCGs at Summer Reception At its annual Summer Reception, held at the Palace of Westminster on 6th July, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC) recognised the progress made by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across the country in improving one year cancer survival rates. The best...
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John Baron MP welcomes NHS England’s Cancer Implementation Plan

May 12, 2016
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MP says focus on earlier diagnosis, workforce issues and recovery packages is needed Tomorrow (12th May) Cally Palmer, National Director for Cancer at NHS England, will launch an Implementation Plan. The plan follows on from last year’s Independent Cancer Taskforce’s report into cancer services, and sets out how the NHS will implement many of...
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John Baron MP questions Health Minister on Rarer Cancers

May 10, 2016
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MP says rarer cancers must not be overlooked Today, during Health Questions in the House of Commons, John Baron MP questioned the Minister with responsibility for cancer, George Freeman MP, about rarer cancers. John asked, “In part because they are the ‘hidden majority’, people with rarer cancers are often diagnosed late, and often through...
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John Baron MP welcomes latest one-year cancer survival statistics

February 26, 2016
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MP says earlier diagnosis key to improving survival rates Today the Office for National Statistics and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine released the latest one-year cancer survival figures, both nationally and broken down by Clinical Commissioning Group. The positive news is that over the past year the percentage of people in England...
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John Baron MP leads debate on new cancer strategy

November 20, 2015
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MP says earlier diagnosis crucial to improving survival rates Yesterday in the House of Commons, John Baron MP led and opened a debate on the new cancer strategy, drawn up by the Independent Cancer Taskforce, itself established by NHS England. The debate was secured via the Back Bench Business Committee by the Chairs of...
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John Baron MP attends Cancer Research UK Parliamentary Reception

August 3, 2015
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John Baron MP attends Cancer Research UK Parliamentary Reception

MP highlights importance of earlier diagnosis John Baron MP recently attended a Parliamentary event organised by Cancer Research UK (CRUK) to speak to charity representatives about how best to raise cancer issues in the new Parliament. Although the NHS is as good as any health service at treating cancer, with one in two people...
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JOHN BARON MP LEADS APPGC CALL FOR WORLD-CLASS ONE-YEAR CANCER SURVIVAL RATES

July 7, 2015
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JOHN BARON MP LEADS APPGC CALL FOR WORLD-CLASS ONE-YEAR CANCER SURVIVAL RATES

John Baron MP has called on the NHS to improve its one-year cancer survival rates while hosting an All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC) event in Parliament. John is Chairman of the APPGC. By 2020, almost half of the UK population will receive a cancer diagnosis during their lifetime. Cancer survival rates in the...
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John Baron MP questions Minister on one-year cancer survival rates

June 4, 2015
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MP says underperforming CCGs must take corrective action Yesterday, during Health Questions in the House of Commons, John Baron MP asked the Minister with responsibility for cancer, Jane Ellison MP, about Government action to ensure the local NHS is held accountable for its one-year cancer survival rates. In particular, John’s question followed on from...
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