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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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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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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 joins Alzheimer’s Society campaign to Fix Dementia Care

On the 23rd May 2018, Teresa joined over 90 other MPs at an Alzheimer’s Society event to launch their new report, Dementia – the true cost as part of their Fix Dementia Care campaign. Dementia is among the most complex … Continue reading

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Teresa backs scrapping prescriptions for long-term conditions

Teresa Pearce MP for Erith and Thamesmead has called for the scrapping of prescription charges for everyone in England with a long-term health condition. New independent economic analysis reveals that such a move could actually save the NHS millions and … Continue reading

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Teresa speaks at British Red Cross parliamentary event to help people save lives

Teresa spoke on Tuesday at a British Red Cross event promoting its ‘Don’t Stop at 999 Campaign.’ New research from the British Red Cross reveals that up to 59% of deaths from injury could potentially be prevented if the public … Continue reading

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Teresa hosts event to raise awareness of Lyme Disease

  Teresa hosted an event in Parliament on Tuesday 6 September to raise awareness of Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease is a crippling tick-borne infection which can become a chronic, debilitating and disabling condition if not treated. However, Lyme Disease not … Continue reading

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Teresa and Jon Culshaw pledges support to improve care for terminally ill

    Teresa has pledged to champion the concerns of local people with a terminal illness by lending her support to Marie Curie’s campaign calling for the right for everyone to have palliative care when they need it. Teresa teamed … Continue reading

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