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We are delighted to announce we have been chosen by Spot in the Woods boutique B&B and Kitchen Café at the gateway to the New Forest at Woodlands (formerly Hotel terraVina), as one of their charities of the year.
Owner and founder, world renowned sommelier, Gerard Basset, had his oesophageal cancer successfully treated recently by surgeon Jamie Kelly at Southampton.
We wish him every good wish on his recovery journey back to full health.
 John Scott (left - also an oesophageal cancer survivor) and Chris Robinson (right) with Gerard Basset at Spot in the Woods in March 2018.

21 March 2018, We inaugurated the Barrett's West Country group in Plymouth with talks by Dr Sean Cochrane, Sr Vanessa Pritchard and Chris Robinson.
Although few people attended, the seed has been sown and hopefully will grow as more people in the area learn of the group.
www.BarrettsWest.org.uk
Dr Sean Cochrane talks about Barrett's.

22 November 2017 saw the launch of the South Wales support group, Barrett's Wales, with talks by Dr Sunil Dolwani, Sr Kay James and Chris Robinson.
Their first challenge is to get potentially life-saving RFA therapy available in Wales.
 Dr Sunil Dolwani talks about Barrett's.


10 October 2017, Royston Smith MP asked a question in the house of commons.
Suggested labelling.


 Earlier stories you may have missed 

Following last year's AGM mandate to help develop support groups beyond the area, Chris spoke at a symposium for endoscopy nurses in Plymouth on 21st March which lead to the formation of a Barrett's West patient support group.

On Wednesday 3rd May 2017, Chris was talking with GPs at a training session on Barrett's Oesophagus at London Bridge Hospital at the Shard which may lead to the formation of a Barrett's Kent support group (if we can find volunteers in the area).
(Above, Dr Jason Dunn talks to the GP's)

On Wednesday 10th May 2017, a meeting in Salisbury to help develop that group was attended by nearly 50 people.
See www.BarrettsSalisbury.org.uk for more details.

On Monday 15th May 2017, Chris talked about Barrett's on Radio 2's Jeremy Vine show.

1 July 2017 Barrett's Bath had a stall at Bath Hospital fête. See more at BarrettsBath.org.uk

19 July 2017 We were represented at the launch of the Less Survivable Cancers task force meeting in Westminster. See more here

.27 September 2017 BW helped with a meeting for Barrett's Essex in Chelmsford.

4 October 2017, packed meeting at Bournemouth was attended by over 160 people.
(This picture shows just half the crowd. There's another wing behind the far wall.)

6 October 2017 Chris spoke to nurses at a well attended meeting in Southampton