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(UK) Essex: Dad asks MP for more support in school for kids with diabetes, asthma, epilepsy

Nov 27, 2017, Essex, England, Leigh Times: A Canvey dad at special event in Parliament http://www.leightimes.co.uk/article.cfm?id=110362&headline=A%20Canvey%20dad%20at%20special%20event%20in%20Parliament&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2017 A CANVEY Island dad has met with Castle Point MP Rebecca Harris to ask for her help in improving support in schools for children and young people with long-term medical conditions, such as Type 1 diabetes, asthma and epilepsy. Glenroy Walker, along his 15 year-old son, Sonny Walker, who has Type 1 diabetes, travelled to Westminster to meet the MP at a special event held in Parliament. The event was organised by the Health Conditions in School Alliance, a coalition of over 30 organisations, including Diabetes UK. Glenroy Walker said: “I was pleased to meet with Rebecca Harris MP as it gave me the chance to raise my concerns about poor care in school for children with medical condition such as Type 1 diabetes....