Category Archives: Health

Teresa Pearce MP supports ‘Dental Check by One’ campaign.

Teresa Pearce MP is supporting the “Dental Check by one” campaign which seeks to promote good dental habits for children and families across Erith and Thamesmead. In the UK, over 141 children per day, some just a year old, are … Continue reading

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Scientist from Erith and Thamesmead joins Teresa in parliament

Dr Simon Cork, a scientist from Erith, swapped the lab bench for the green benches when he joined Teresa Pearce MP in parliament last week. Teresa Pearce MP met with Dr Cork who works at Imperial College London as part … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP urges Government to implement childhood obesity plan without delay

Teresa Pearce MP has met with the Obesity Health Alliance, a coalition of over 40 leading charities, medical royal colleges and campaign groups to discuss childhood obesity. Currently, 22.6% of children in England start primary school with excess weight or … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP welcomes NHS decision to help tens of thousands more people with type 1 diabetes

NHS England has announced that from April 2019 the Freestyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system will be made available across the Country. The monitoring system, works via a sensor attached to the skin, allowing people to check their blood sugar … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP wears it pink for charity fundraiser

Teresa Pearce, MP for Erith and Thamesmead added a splash of pink to her usual attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which will take place on Friday 19 October raising money for vital breast cancer research. … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP backs CLIC Sargents’ #CancerCosts campaign

Teresa Pearce, MP for Erith and Thamesmead is backing a petition calling on the government to create a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund, so that families won’t have to worry about mounting travel costs during the treatment of their child. … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS: Every Child A Lifesaver Campaign

On Friday 20 November 2015 my Private Members Bill “Every Child a Lifesaver” which would have ensured that all children were taught first aid in schools was talked out by some backbench MPs. Although I and the charities who had … Continue reading

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Teresa is supporting Clean Air Day

21st June is Clean Air Day.  Teresa met this week with Unicef and British Heart Foundation to discuss the issue of air quality. Air pollution is now the largest environmental risk factor linked to deaths in England, with the majority … Continue reading

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Teresa backs call to revolutionise Parkinson’s care

Teresa has pledged to help overhaul local care for Parkinson’s after a report revealed a shocking lack of mental health support for the condition – despite anxiety and depression being amongst its most common symptoms. Attending the launch of the … Continue reading

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