Saturday, April 21, 2018

Fears for the long term safety of women’s mesh implants are growing as MPs joined a three hour debate in the House of Commons where Peterborough MP Fiona Onasanya slammed their use as “horrendous”.

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NHS
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Four years after MP Steve Barclay put the outdated North Cambs Hospital top of his Treat Me Local campaign, health chiefs have tonight announced an £8 million investment at the Wisbech site.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Thousands of women given pelvic mesh implants seek further treatment for complications, according to a Government audit out today.

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MHRA
Friday, April 13, 2018

A bid by NHS England to secure £35,000 from one of Cambridge’s richest colleges as part of building 95 homes on land they own at Estover in March will have to come from monies already agreed.

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Mike Cornwell
Friday, April 6, 2018

An uncle left “heartbroken beyond words” by the death of his nephew will run three marathons in three weeks to raise money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Women’s health campaigners are urging the Government to put patient safety at the top of their agenda in the next round of Brexit negotiations.

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European Union
Monday, March 19, 2018

An Upwell doctor is calling for people to help save NHS funds by losing weight and stopping smoking before surgery and for everyone to think carefully before using emergency services.

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NHS
Friday, March 16, 2018

Hard-working staff from the NHS are being treated to baskets of fruit from an Ely supermarket as part of a healthy new initiative.

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NHS
Thursday, March 15, 2018

People in the Fens who live with, or are affected by, diabetes will get the chance to have their say on how the condition is managed locally at a public event next month.

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NHS
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Two doctor’s surgeries in March could join forces but only after the views of patients and staff have been gathered.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

A plan to pay families to provide accommodation for NHS patients who have been discharged from hospital is being considered by the local authority - despite widespread criticism of the scheme.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Sunday, March 4, 2018

The body responsible for 102 GP practices across Cambridgeshire is under fire from MP and health minister Steve Barclay after reporting a tripling of its previously agreed annual deficit to £48.2million.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Agents acting for St John’s College, Cambridge, today withdrew the application to build 95 homes at Estover, March, following exposure by this newspaper of a flawed consultation process over NHS requirements.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, February 26, 2018

The NHS has done a massive U-turn and decided after all it would like £35,000 for a GP practice in March as part of Fenland Council agreeing 95 homes at Estover.

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James Palmer
Monday, February 26, 2018

A hospital in Blackpool is refusing to comment on a surgeon there who is denying they use vaginal mesh implants, in a trend being seen in hospitals across Britain, where women are assured the mesh scandal is just “media hype”.

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NHS
Saturday, February 24, 2018

The bid to build 95 houses at Estover will be one of the most controversial planning applications of recent times to go before Fenland Council.

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Alex Miscandlon
Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Prime Minister has ordered a review into three women’s health disasters – including vaginal mesh implants – the campaign begun three years ago by Cambs Times journalist Kath Sansom.

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Theresa May
Monday, February 19, 2018

A team of “prisoners” spent a night in March Police station cells to raise around £10,000 for a young mum who wants to spend as long as possible with her son after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.

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NHS
Thursday, February 15, 2018

An Ely police officer is running a half marathon in New York in May to support the ‘Joining Against Cancer in Kids’ (JACK) charity.

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NHS
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Music technology is making a difference to young people’s lives thanks to a social enterprise.

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Cambridge University
Monday, February 12, 2018

A team of “prisoners” will be spending the night in March Police station to raise money for a young mum who wants to spend as long as possible with her son after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.

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Rosmini Centre
Monday, February 5, 2018

We like to think that we live in a fair and open society, but do we? In this day and age of ‘blame culture’, nobody is safe from being targeted as the cause of the ills of our society.

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NHS
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The Government has agreed to carry out a national audit to determine the extent of problems caused by women’s mesh implants.

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Kath Sansom
Friday, January 26, 2018

Mesh injured women have hit out at the Government for failing to check that medical implants used in hospitals across Britain are safe.

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MHRA
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Nursing staff who lobbied MP Steve Barclay, a newly appointed health minister, revealed 425 signed postcards have been delivered to his constituency office from those opposed to the pay cap on wages.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Today’s meeting of the general purposes committee of Cambridgeshire County Council is preparing the coming year’s budget. The Tory controlled council will approve a rise of 2.9 per cent. Here the leader explains why.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, January 15, 2018

A politician has called for a promise that the A14 works will be finished following news that a contractor working on the job has gone into liquidation.

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NHS
Saturday, January 13, 2018

• The Grumpster believes that a major issue with this country is its inability to turn brilliant ideas into practical solutions.

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Prince
Thursday, January 11, 2018

For more than two years the Cambs Times has helped catapult the vaginal mesh implant scandal into the national media arena.

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NHS
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Surgeons are denying they use vaginal mesh implants, in a trend being seen in hospitals across Britain, where women are assured the mesh scandal is just “media hype”.

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