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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 pink for breast cancer awareness

October 21, 2014
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John Baron MP goes pink for breast cancer awareness

MP highlights importance of earlier diagnosis John Baron MP is supporting Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, ‘Wear it Pink’ day. This year’s theme is ‘look good, do good’ in support of breast cancer research. On Friday 24th October, people all across the country will come together to find fun and stylish ways to wear...
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John Baron MP visits Butyl Products, Billericay

October 3, 2014
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John Baron MP visits Butyl Products, Billericay

MP impressed by company’s products and plans Today, John Baron MP visited Butyl Products in Radford Crescent, Billericay at the invitation of the company. Butyl Products Ltd are a UK manufacturer based in Billericay, which have been supplying water storage equipment and distribution kits, together with water purification systems, to all major Aid Agencies...
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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 visits the British Heart Foundation Shop Eastgate Centre, Basildon

July 11, 2014
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John Baron MP visits the British Heart Foundation Shop Eastgate Centre, Basildon

MP hears about how the shops help ‘Fight for Every Heartbeat’ John Baron MP has visited the British Heart Foundation shop in Eastgate Centre Basildon to discuss with Louise Harbour (Area Manager) volunteers and staff about how the shop raises vital funds for life saving medical research. £31 million was raised last year alone...
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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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John Baron MP visits Private Ambulance Service Ltd, Basildon

July 4, 2014
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John Baron MP visits Private Ambulance Service Ltd, Basildon

MP congratulates team on its caring service Today John Baron MP visited Private Ambulance Service Ltd, Hovefields Court, Basildon at the invitation of James Barnes, Managing Director. The company offer services to both the NHS and private companies. It employs nearly 100 full time staff servicing 50 ambulances and other vehicles. Following an inspection...
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