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John Baron MP presses Health Minister over cancer network funding rethink during ‘listening exercise’

April 27, 2011
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MP urges Government to extend funding guarantee to help GPs commission services   During Health Questions in the House of Commons, John Baron MP pressed the Rt. Hon. Paul Burstow MP, Minister of State in the Department of Health, as to how the Government was going to ensure that GP consortia will be given...
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John Baron MP receives Government promise that cancer patients will be offered care plans

December 7, 2010
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Cancer patients will now be treated like patients with long term conditions   In Health Questions today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP pressed the Government to ensure cancer patients were offered care plans to improve their understanding and experience of the treatment they received. Care plans are formulated with the patient,...
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John Baron MP presses for cancer reform in Health Debate

November 17, 2010
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MP welcomes increased focus on outcomes and raises questions over GP commissioning   Today in the House of Commons during a Debate on the Government’s proposals for the NHS, John Baron MP welcomed the Government’s White Paper ‘Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS’ which proposes that the NHS focuses more on measuring outcomes and...
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John Baron MP questions Health Secretary on NHS White Paper

September 14, 2010
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MP applauds Government’s decision to include one year cancer survival indicator Recently in the House of Commons, John Baron MP questioned the Health Secretary on the new NHS White Paper, which plans to close Strategic Health Authorities (SHAs) and Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and move their commissioning powers over to GP consortia. John asked:...
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John Baron MP questions Government over age discrimination in NHS cancer services, and Avastin

September 8, 2010
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During Health Questions in the House of Commons yesterday, John Baron MP questioned both the Rt. Hon. Andrew Lansley CBE MP and Paul Burstow MP about the future of cancer services for the elderly. He also asked what measures could be introduced to reverse NICE’s recent...
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John Baron MP urges NHS to improve mental health services for children with autism

July 12, 2010
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  MP supports National Autistic Society’s campaign  John Baron MP has warned that thousands of children with autism in England are needlessly facing a future of mental health problems, because the NHS is struggling to help them. He is backing a new campaign by the National Autistic Society (NAS), You Need to Know, which...
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