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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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John Baron MP highlights meals on wheels consultation

June 16, 2014
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MP encourages service users to have their say John Baron MP today urges local residents who use the County Council’s Meals on Wheels service to respond to its consultation. Essex County Council is currently consulting on whether to remove the subsidy it pays for the Meals Service, which would result in a price rise...
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John Baron MP presses Cancer Minister for greater accountability on earlier diagnosis

June 10, 2014
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MP also calls for HPV vaccination programme to be extended to young men Today during Health Questions in the House of Commons, John Baron MP asked the Minister with responsibility for cancer, Jane Ellison MP, how Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGS) will be held accountable for their one-year cancer survival rates. There has been uncertainly...
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John Baron MP congratulates Basildon Hospital

June 9, 2014
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Hospital first out of special measures In July 2013 the Medical Director of the NHS, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, published his report into 14 underperforming hospital trusts, one of which was Basildon Hospital. The review was established following the publication of the Francis Report, which brought to light the shortcomings at Mid-Staffordshire Hospital. This...
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