News en Basingstoke’s MP welcomes tests on proposed new faster diagnosis standard for cancer <p>The NHS Long Term Plan set out key ambitions for cancer, including that by 2028, the proportion of cancers diagnosed at stages 1 and 2 will rise from around half now to three-quarters of cancer patients.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:50:05 +0000 6052 at A new NHS Hospital for Basingstoke <p>A new NHS Hospital for Basingstoke</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Basingstoke Hospital has served us well, but the 1970s buildings are reaching the end of their useful lives. We need a brand-new NHS Hospital to maintain this excellent service and meet the needs of our growing population in North Hampshire.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:47:57 +0000 6051 at UK Parliament Week 2019 to be celebrated across Basingstoke <p>Maria Miller MP is inviting everyone in Basingstoke<strong> </strong>to get involved in UK Parliament Week and ‘have your say’ on the issues that matter to you most.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>UK Parliament Week is a UK-wide festival taking place from 2-8 November, which aims to engage people, especially young people, from different backgrounds and communities, with the UK Parliament and empower them to get involved.</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2019 14:52:45 +0000 6050 at Local MP highlights the Help to Save scheme for working people on low incomes <p>Local MP highlights the Help to Save scheme for working people on low incomes .</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Help to Save is a new government saving scheme to support working people on tax credits and Universal Credit build their savings.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:51:10 +0000 6053 at MP MARIA MILLER VISITS ST ANNE’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL POST ACADEMISATION <p>MP Maria Miller visited St Anne’s Catholic Primary school to meet with staff and pupils.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>The school became an academy sponsored by the Mother Teresa Multi Academy Trust in October. Maria met with staff for a general catch up and then had a Q and A session with pupils.</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2019 11:24:17 +0000 6049 at MP MARIA MILLER VISITS OLD BASING INFANT SCHOOL <p><br /> MP Maria Miller visited Old Basing Infant&nbsp;School to meet with staff and pupils.</p> <p>Maria met with Deputy Head Sonia Denning for a general catch up and then had a Q and A session with pupils.</p> <p><br /> Maria commented; “ I very much enjoyed my visit to the school and was very impressed with the pupils wide range of questions. They displayed a real interest in caring for the environment and recycling plastics and reducing plastic waste.”</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2019 11:19:47 +0000 6048 at Support the campaign for a new Winklebury Medical Centre <p>Support the campaign for a new Winklebury Medical Centre</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:43:25 +0000 6045 at MP supports Students’ Call for Cleaner Buses and more Electric Vehicles <p>Basingstoke MP Maria Miller met up recently with a group of students at Basingstoke College of Technology (BCOT) to hear about the air quality project which they had participated in earlier this year, in partnership with Stagecoach, Festival Place and local councils.</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2019 10:31:37 +0000 6042 at MP attends opening of Hospital’s Multi Faith Prayer Room <p>MP Maria Miller was pleased to attend the opening  of the new multi faith prayer room at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital. The new multi faith room, which contains special washing facilities for Muslims, is available for patients, staff and visitors to use as part of the Hospital’s chaplaincy service.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:46:17 +0000 6047 at MARIA MILLER MP ATTENDS MENTAL HEALTH COMMUNITY SUPPORT SESSION <p>Basingstoke MP Maria Miller visited a Mental Health Community Support Service Coffee, Cake and Chat session at the Orchard. The session is run weekly and offers both a drop in and workshop. Maria met a mixture of attendees and staff and volunteers who have worked at the drop in’s and workshops. On display was a collection of the artwork that attendees had produced at the Creative Wellbeing group.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:44:52 +0000 6046 at