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Cancer: Health Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 29045, tabled on 7 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his planned timescale is for delivering the commitment to provide every person with cancer with personalised care.

Answered on

21 July 2021

Personalised care and support plans based on holistic needs assessments continue to be implemented across all cancer types.

By December 2020, approximately 80% of cancer multi-disciplinary teams were delivering these plans. The first official data collected in Quarter 4 2021/22 will inform further adoption and delivery.