Blood Cancer APPG

First Registered: 21/07/2016 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To raise awareness and promote the needs of blood cancer patients with parliamentarians, government, NHS and charity stakeholders, and to create a forum for broader issues affecting blood cancer patients.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Blood Cancer

1. NHS population screening: reporting data definitions
17/08/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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2. Blood cancer care in the NHS
16/01/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: PACK Number CDP-2018-0013, 16 January 2018 Blood cancer care in the NHS By Alex Bate Andrew Mackley

3. Bowel cancer screening: benefits and risks
15/09/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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4. Bowel Cancer UK - written evidence
10/10/2018 - Inquiry: Funding priorities in the 2018-19 Budget: Health - Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
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Found: - Bowel Cancer UKWritten evidence submitted by Bowel Cancer UK (HTH0047)  About Bowel Cancer UK We’re

5. Prostate specific antigen testing: advice for well men aged 50 and over
20/01/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Recent Speeches related to Blood Cancer

1. Blood Cancer
23/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: important issue of the NHS long-term plan and blood cancer. In doing so, I congratulate my hon. Friend - Speech Link
2: significant decisions regarding treatments for blood cancer on the NHS. In September, CAR—chimeric antigen - Speech Link

2. NHS Blood Cancer Care
17/01/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered blood cancer care in the NHS.Mr Wilson, it is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: many examples of young people passing away from blood cancer. I pay tribute to Emily’s mother for a fine - Speech Link
3: work he is doing in this sphere. Blood cancer is a bit of a hidden cancer. If someone has a solid tumour - Speech Link

3. Cancer Strategy
22/02/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House has considered the Cancer Strategy.Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker - Speech Link

4. NHS 10-Year Plan
19/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: preventive treatments to more people with high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease - Speech Link
2: national cancer advisory group, which prepares an annual report detailing the progress of the cancer strategy - Speech Link
3: department, and nearly 27,000 people wait two months for cancer treatment. The 18-week referral to treatment target - Speech Link

5. Cancer Treatment: Psychological Support
22/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: granted this debate on psychological support after cancer treatment. I recognise that there will probably - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Blood Cancer
1. Blood Cancer
asked by: Henry Smith
31/01/2020
... what plans he has to reduce the number of people with blood cancer visiting their GP three or more times.

2. Blood Cancer
asked by: Martyn Day
01/10/2020
... (b) myeloma and (c) lymphoma in England over the next 10 years; and what plans he is putting in place to respond to that estimated number of diagnoses.

3. Blood Cancer
asked by: Henry Smith
29/03/2018
... whether he or NHS England plan to publish information on the work of multidisciplinary diagnostic centres before December 2018.

4. Blood Cancer
asked by: Jim Shannon
20/03/2018
... what plans his Department has to include blood cancer in the cancer dashboard.

5. Blood Cancer
asked by: Henry Smith
19/03/2018
...To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care what proportion of patients referred to a multidisciplinary diagnostic centre have been (a) suspected of having blood cancer and (b) diagnosed with blood cancer; and if he will make a statement.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Colleen Fletcher Portrait
Colleen Fletcher
Vice Chair
Labour - Coventry North East
Joined: 21st July 2016
Lord Walney Portrait
Lord Walney
Officer
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Botham Portrait
Lord Botham
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Henry Smith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7043.

Email: henry.smith.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Laura Challinor, Blood Cancer UK, 39-40 Eagle Street, London WC1R 4TH

Email: appg@bloodwise.org.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
3 Jul 2019
Source
Bloodwise
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/07/2019 To : 02/07/2020
Value
£1,501
Date
3 Jul 2018
Source
Bloodwise
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/07/2018 To : 02/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
3 Jul 2017
Source
Bloodwise
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/07/2017 To : 02/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Jun 2016
Source
Bloodwise
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/06/2016 To : 13/06/2017
Value
£3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Blood Cancer APPG

Former APPG Officers
Nick Thomas-Symonds Portrait
Nick Thomas-Symonds
Officer
Labour - Torfaen
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 27th January 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Maggie Throup Portrait
Maggie Throup
Vice Chair
Conservative - Erewash
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 29th August 2018
No other APPG Memberships