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Radiotherapy

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 114129, tabled on 11 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the radiotherapy backlog from Public Health England’s latest Radiotherapy Dataset.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

23 November 2020

The Radiotherapy Dataset does not collect data on delayed or cancelled radiotherapy treatments relating to COVID-19 or have a count of patients who may be in a cancer treatment backlog.

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