Newcastle North MP celebrates local efforts to cure blood cancer

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has marked Blood Cancer Awareness Month this September by celebrating the number of potential stem cell donors in her constituency on the Anthony Nolan register. 1,028 people in Newcastle North are registered as potential stem cell donors with the blood cancer and blood disorder charity, Anthony Nolan, 42% of which … Continue reading Newcastle North MP celebrates local efforts to cure blood cancer

Catherine calls on PM to fund, not fail seriously ill children

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, yesterday joined the children’s palliative care charity Together for Short Lives in delivering a petition to 10 Downing Street which calls on the Government to fund, not fail seriously ill children in England. Signed by 6,670 people, the petition calls on Prime Minister Theresa May to use some of the … Continue reading Catherine calls on PM to fund, not fail seriously ill children

MP Catherine wears it pink for charity fundraiser

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has once again added a splash of pink to her Parliamentary attire, to show her support for Breast Cancer Now’s annual ‘wear it pink’ fundraiser. This year’s event takes place on Friday 19th October, to raise funds for vital breast cancer research through Breast Cancer Now. Catherine recently joined over … Continue reading MP Catherine wears it pink for charity fundraiser