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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 highlights cancer A&E diagnosis rates

February 9, 2016
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MP highlights one in five diagnoses are made in A&E Today, during Health Questions in The House of Commons, John Baron MP pressed the Government to ensure the NHS would continue to focus on one year survival rates as a means of promoting earlier diagnosis. John said, “There have been good improvements in cancer...
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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 steps back in time and into WaterAid’s Victorian street to support call for taps and toilets for all

August 3, 2015
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John Baron MP steps back in time and into WaterAid’s Victorian street to support call for taps and toilets for all

MP supports Wateraid campaign John Baron MP, stepped back in time this week to take a walk down WaterAid’s Victorian street, experiencing the sights and smells of an era when open sewage ran through our roads and rivers, to mark 150 years of Britain’s modern sewers. The international charity invited parliamentarians to meet characters...
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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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John Baron MP visits Private Ambulance Company

May 22, 2015
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John Baron MP visits Private Ambulance Company

MP congratulates team on thriving business John Baron MP has visited the Private Ambulance Company at Hovefields Court, Basildon at the invitation of Malcolm Barnes, Chairman. The company offer services to both the NHS and private companies. It employs nearly 200 full time staff who service 90 ambulances and other vehicles and are hoping...
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John Baron MP accepts petition from Linda Johnson

March 17, 2015
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John Baron MP accepts petition from Linda Johnson

MP congratulates constituent on her bravery Today in Parliament, John Baron MP accepted a petition from one of his constituents, Mrs Linda Johnson, regarding the delisting of treatments from the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF). The CDF was established in 2010 to enable cancer patients to access cutting-edge treatments which were not usually available on...
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John Baron MP highlights living with Diabetes Day

March 13, 2015
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MP urges constituents to attend event John Baron MP has today urged constituents to attend the ‘Living with Diabetes Day’ event for those with Type Two Diabetes, which will take place at Basildon’s Holiday Inn on March 24th. The event which is being run by Diabetes UK and funded by Tesco, will offer free...
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