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John Baron MP welcomes standardised packaging announcement

January 22, 2015
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MP highlights initiative’s positive impact on public health In a House of Commons Adjournment debate last night, the Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison MP, announced that the Government would put legislative proposals for standardised cigarette packaging to MPs before the General Election. If the vote is successful, this initiative could become law by...
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John Baron MP hosts and addresses ‘Cancer52’ Parliamentary reception

December 11, 2014
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John Baron MP hosts and addresses ‘Cancer52’ Parliamentary reception

MP: NHS England’s announcement will improve earlier diagnosis Yesterday the Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC), John Baron MP, hosted and addressed a Parliamentary reception organised by ‘Cancer52’, a coalition of more than 80 charities representing rare and less common cancers. The purpose of the reception was to raise the profile...
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John Baron MP: NHS England announcement on earlier diagnosis could be ‘transformational’

December 9, 2014
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MP welcomes inclusion of one-year cancer survival rates into top tier of NHS accountability The Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens, announced at ‘Britain Against Cancer’ today that all Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) will have to report on their one-year cancer survival rates as part of the CCG Assurance Framework. This document ensures...
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The APPGC hosts annual ‘Britain Against Cancer’ conference

December 8, 2014
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John Baron MP: NHS must do better on earlier diagnosis – cancer’s ‘Magic Key’ On Tuesday 9th December, John Baron MP will host ‘Britain Against Cancer’ – the largest annual one-day cancer conference of its type – at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster. The conference is organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC),...
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John Baron MP hosts Parliamentary launch of RNIB report

December 1, 2014
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John Baron MP hosts Parliamentary launch of RNIB report

MP backs campaign for sight loss advisers John Baron MP is backing a campaign by sight loss charity RNIB to ensure that everyone diagnosed with sight loss gets emotional support to come to terms with their condition. John hosted the parliamentary launch of The Royal National Institute of Blind People’s (RNIB) new report ‘Being...
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John Baron MP calls for one-year survival rates in NHS Delivery Dashboard

October 24, 2014
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Extra tier of accountability needs to include specific outcome measures On Wednesday, as Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC), John Baron MP spoke at the Westminster launch of a major new report by the Cancer Campaigning Group – a coalition of national cancer charities. The report covers all aspects of cancer...
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John Baron MP goes Gold to support Children With Cancer

September 9, 2014
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MP says campaign aims to raise awareness of childhood cancers John Baron MP will be wearing a gold ribbon this September to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Treatment for children is often gruelling and can start immediately, last as long as three years and take place many miles from home. CLIC Sargent, the UK’s...
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John Baron MP addresses Pancreatic Cancer in Parliamentary Debate

September 9, 2014
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MP calls on NHS to improve earlier diagnosis Yesterday in the House of Commons, John Baron MP took part in a Parliamentary debate on pancreatic cancer. The debate was held in response to an e-petition calling for a debate on the subject which garnered over 100,000 signatures. In the debate, John said, “I think...
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John Baron MP hosts Parliamentary cancer reception

July 9, 2014
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John Baron MP hosts Parliamentary cancer reception

MP highlights new figures measuring earlier diagnosis at CCG level Yesterday the Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC), John Baron MP, hosted a Parliamentary reception attended by MPs, Peers, Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Chief Officers and charity representatives. John spoke at the event, which was also addressed by the Minister with...
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John Baron MP raises cancer at the Westminster Health Forum

July 7, 2014
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MP highlights the importance of earlier diagnosis John Baron MP has addressed a senior-level seminar on cancer organised by the Westminster Health Forum. John was invited to make one of the keynote speeches, along with Ciarán Devane (Chief Executive, Macmillan Cancer Support), which he used to raise the importance of earlier diagnosis and described...
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