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Fylde MP visits innovative dementia care project in St Annes

Mark Menzies MP visited an innovative project in St Annes as part of his ambition to make Fylde a beacon for dementia care. The Member of Parliament stopped by the home of Barry and Linda Newton, which is currently being converted into a lifetime home to help Barry manage his dementia. Barry, a former chief [...]

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Mark Menzies MP signs up to Join Dementia Research

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies attended a ground-breaking event to learn more about efforts to find a cure for dementia. The Join Dementia Research morning at Holland House Surgery in Lytham saw representatives from Lancashire Care Trust meet patients and members of the public to discuss how they could help towards the search for better treatments [...]

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Fylde MP visits dementia information bus

MARK Menzies MP outlined his vision for Fylde to become a beacon for dementia care during a visit to an Alzheimer’s Society information bus in Lytham. While on the bus, the Member of Parliament spoke to staff and members of the public about his healthcare ambitions and commended the work of employees and volunteers from [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

This week I was disappointed to read that iron and steelmaking at Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK’s Redcar plant in the north-east of England is to be mothballed, with the loss of 1,700 jobs. This is obviously extremely sad news for the workforce and their families and is further proof that major industries can be catastrophically [...]

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Mark Menzies MP: Become a Dementia Friend for World Alzheimer’s Day

This Monday was World Alzheimer’s Day and regular readers will know of my desire to see Fylde become a beacon for the care and treatment of those with dementia. I regularly speak on this issue in Parliament and have pushed for increasing amounts of money to be spent to ensure sufferers and their families have [...]