Newcastle North MP challenges Government on end of life care

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North and Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Children Who Need Palliative Care, has today challenged the Government on the lack of progress made being made on improving end of life care, for both children and adults. In July 2016, the Government published its national commitment on end … Continue reading Newcastle North MP challenges Government on end of life care

MP Catherine undertakes Gosforth blindfold challenge

Catherine McKinnell MP recently undertook a blindfold challenge in her Newcastle North constituency, alongside local campaigners from the charities RNIB and Guide Dogs. During the walk along the length of Gosforth’s busy High Street, Catherine wore glasses that simulate common sight loss conditions to experience at firsthand some of the challenges faced by blind and … Continue reading MP Catherine undertakes Gosforth blindfold challenge