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John Baron MP: NHS England announcement on earlier diagnosis could be ‘transformational’

December 9, 2014
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MP welcomes inclusion of one-year cancer survival rates into top tier of NHS accountability The Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens, announced at ‘Britain Against Cancer’ today that all Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) will have to report on their one-year cancer survival rates as part of the CCG Assurance Framework. This document ensures...
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The APPGC hosts annual ‘Britain Against Cancer’ conference

December 8, 2014
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John Baron MP: NHS must do better on earlier diagnosis – cancer’s ‘Magic Key’ On Tuesday 9th December, John Baron MP will host ‘Britain Against Cancer’ – the largest annual one-day cancer conference of its type – at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster. The conference is organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC),...
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John Baron MP officially launches new defib unit

December 5, 2014
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John Baron MP officially launches new defib unit

Today John Baron MP met with the Billericay Street Pastors outside Billericay Police Station on the High Street to launch the new Defib unit in Billericay High Street. Funding for the Defib has been raised by local fund raising from Burstead Golf Club, Essex Police, One Stop Shop, Hazles Pottery Barns and The Fun...
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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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