Tyneside MP urges more local women to take up cervical screening

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has again lent her support to Cervical Screening Awareness Week (11th-17th June), to highlight the potentially life-saving benefits of cervical screening. Every year, over 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and 890 women lose their lives as a result of the disease. Cervical screening – also known as a … Continue reading Tyneside MP urges more local women to take up cervical screening

Newcastle MP backs call to revolutionise Parkinson’s care

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, is marking this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (14th-20th May), by pledging to help overhaul local care for Parkinson’s after a report reveals a shocking lack of mental health support for the condition – despite anxiety and depression being amongst its most common symptoms. Attending the recent launch of a … Continue reading Newcastle MP backs call to revolutionise Parkinson’s care