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The event, organised by disability charity Scope, was part of the ‘Britain Cares’ Campaign, which is calling on the Government to ensure that disabled people receive the care and support they need. The Care Bill will be debated by MPs in the House of Commons for the first time in the coming weeks.

 

Steve McCabe MP backs eye research which prioritises patients needs to improve support for those living with sight loss.

Much is being done in the field of research to prevent sight loss and treat eye disease but many questions remain unanswered. A report outlining patients’ priorities for eye research was launched on 9 October on the eve of World Sight Day.

Steve McCabe MP joined Arthritis Research UK in raising awareness of arthritis and the devastating impact it has on 1 in 6 people in the UK.

Arthritis Research UK are calling for changes to improve the health and wellbeing for people living with arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions.Arthritis Research UK is the leading authority on arthritis in the UK, conducting scientific and medical research into all types of arthritis and related musculoskeletal conditions.

Steve McCabe MP has backed the call from charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer to make the issue of access to drugs a top priority, and help put breast cancer back on the agenda.

Breakthrough Breast Cancer have called on the Government to bring about a new focus on breast cancer, with a priority of introducing a fairer system through which effective new treatments are routinely made available to patients who are living with secondary breast cancer.

 

Alzheimer’s Society campaigners launched their Dementia Friends initiative in February earlier this year. Dementia Friends aims to help people understand what it might be like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action. Alzheimer’s Society is aiming to have one million Dementia Friends by 2015, to help make England more dementia-friendly and improve the lives of the 650,000 people currently living with the condition.

 

 

Over the last 10 years wear it pink has raised a staggering £23 million and on Friday 25October 2013 people will come together in schools, colleges and businesses throughout the country to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Campaign’s lifesaving research.

 

 

It’s not clear what purpose military action was designed to achieve. To destroy Assad’s chemical weapons would require very specific intelligence and targeting and be unlikely to succeed without killing a large number of innocent civilians and releasing toxins into the atmosphere. A punitive missile strike risked the life of innocent civilians and meant taking sides in a civil war.

Steve McCabe MP, Member of the Home Affairs Select Committee, has called on the Government to do more to tackle the perpetrators of criminal behaviour online following the publication of the Home Affairs Select Committee report on e-crime.

 

Attending a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Dentistry at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 10 July, Steve McCabe MP met with Birmingham dentist and Dental School lecturer, Dr Janet Clarke MBE, the former president of the British Dental Association who has been asked to lead a government review looking at how access to care and health outcomes for vulnerable patients can be improved.

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