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Cancer: Children and Young People

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 23649, tabled on 2 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the availability of specialist cancer services for teenagers.

Answered on

5 March 2020

NHS England and NHS Improvement is currently revising the Teenager and Young Adults Cancer Services specification, following on from a consultation which ran from 5 June until 4 August 2019. The consultation sought views on proposed changes to teenager and young adult's cancer services. We expect publication of the final documents no later than May 2020.

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