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Cancer: Drugs

Question for Department of Health

UIN 7656, tabled on 16 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of potential delays for patients in access to medicines as a result of changes to the National Cancer Drugs Fund in March 2016.

Answered on

21 July 2015

We have made no such assessment nor have there been any discussions between the Department and the Royal Colleges. The Government is committed to continuing to invest in the Cancer Drugs Fund.

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