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Cancer: Diagnosis

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 20566, tabled on 25 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish data from the field testing for the new faster diagnosis standard for cancer due to be implemented in April 2020.

Answered on

4 March 2020

The Faster Diagnosis Standard for cancer is being tested as part of the Clinical Review of Standards. The findings from this testing are due to be published by NHS England and NHS Improvement in the spring.