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Round up: Bagnall, C the signs, APPG, Haven office search

  • Good luck to Joanna Bagnall on her integrative health centre in Chesham, Bucks, UK
  • Miles Payling and the “C the signs” team have won an award from SBRI Healthcare, an NHS England initiative, to develop technology seeking to help GPs diagnose cancer early. The aim is to give GPs info on tests, investigations or referrals in under 30 seconds.
  • The all-party parliamentary group on breast cancer has found “stark inequalities in the diagnosis, treatment and care of breast cancer across England”. It has made a series of recommendations, including that Health Education England and all cancer alliances should “urgently ensure” there are enough healthcare professionals to “deliver high-quality and timely diagnosis, treatment and care to local women”
  • UK charity Breast Cancer Haven is seeking new premises in central London for its range of services for people who have had breast cancer. If you can help in the search, please email

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Pink Ribbon is the new global charity seeking to make breast cancer-related deaths are a thing of the past. It focuses on political lobbying and campaigning, and the showcase Pink Ribbon awards. Global MD Gerard Dugdill

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