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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 and Carillion telent support the Sick Children’s Trust

May 6, 2016
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John Baron MP praises work of volunteers John Baron MP recently visited Carillion telent at Mayne House, Juniper Park, Basildon. Carillion and telent partnered in 2009 to provide a joined up solution to the design, installation and maintenance of telecoms networks. During the course of the visit he and the management supported volunteers who...
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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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