Press Gang for Petition

Over the last few days the local newspapers have shown their support by helping to raise the awareness for the petition to reinstate Regorafenib.

Local Papers feature Jemma PeacockThe South Downs edition of the West Sussex County Times dedicated the front page to the campaign under the headline ‘Mother’s battle for cancer drugs’. The story continued over the page with further reporting by James Oxenham on the withdrawal of the life-prolonging drug and Jemma’s plight. Read the full article online here.

Not to be outdone, The Argus, dedicated a double-page centrefold to the campaign by Health Reporter Siobhan Ryan. The headline story ‘I want to be able to see my girls grow up’ was surrounded with related articles and referenced to on the front page. Read the full article online here.

The Sussex Herald series of newspapers also picked up on the story with Faye Tate writing the article ‘Mum’s petition to get cancer drug reinstated’. Read the full article online here.

The call to action in print has been reflected in signatures and today the petition reached over 7000 signatures.

2 Responses to Press Gang for Petition

  1. Andy 26th February 2015 at 11:57 PM #

    It would REALLY help Jemma if people could take the time to “comment” on any of the articles that are published online. (urging people to sign the petition etc)

    This will help the article become a “most commented” story with each newspaper meaning MUCH more exposure and it’ll stay within their current news features for longer.

    Every little helps eh?

    • BN:Coded 27th February 2015 at 12:00 AM #

      This is absolutely correct Andy and would indeed be fantastic! The Argus link has a comment box at the bottom of the page!

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