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Cancer: Hospitals

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 45196, tabled on 11 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to create covid-19 free hospital sites for the treatment of cancer patients.

Answered on

5 June 2020

NHS England and NHS Improvement have published guidance and supported the development of ‘hubs’ for cancer surgery. Hubs are being developed in all 21 Alliance areas across England and are already fully or partially operational in at least 18 areas. NHS England and NHS Improvement are working now with all Cancer Alliances on plans for the next phases of service delivery.