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John Baron MP hosts RNIB Parliamentary reception

September 14, 2010
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John Baron MP hosts RNIB Parliamentary reception

MP highlights the plight of 3,000 people in every constituency Yesterday, John Baron MP hosted the RNIB’s Parliamentary reception which was designed to give MPs a first hand experience of the everyday challenges faced by blind and partially sighted people. MPs were invited to wear a blindfold and then asked to carry out some...
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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 highlights the benefits of lung cancer nurses

August 10, 2010
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John Baron MP highlights the benefits of lung cancer nurses

John Baron MP recently met lung cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) to discuss the importance of their contribution when it comes to a patient’s treatment and care.  The National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses (NLCFN) recently launched a report that showcases the work of lung cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists and provides recommendations on how...
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John Baron MP pushes for greater recognition of carers in Basildon and Billericay

July 12, 2010
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MP highlights carers week 14-20 June John Baron MP has highlighted the valuable contribution of the many thousands of carers in Basildon and Billericay. New statistics, part of research issued to launch Carers Week (14-20 June), highlights that 75% of carers say they have lost touch with family and friends, while 4 out of...
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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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John Baron MP speaks at ovarian cancer pledge campaign

July 6, 2010
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John Baron MP speaks at ovarian cancer pledge campaign

John Baron MP attended the Parliamentary launch of Target Ovarian Cancer’s ‘Six Simple Steps’ campaign, and heard first-hand the story of local ovarian cancer patient Julia Buckley. The campaign aims to raise awareness among MPs of the little-known disease which kills thousands of women in the UK each year. John also addressed the event...
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