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Cancer: Health Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 92157, tabled on 21 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of capacity in the NHS to treat cancer.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

28 November 2022

Between 2016 and 2021, there was an increase of over 4,300 full-time equivalent staff across cancer related professions. Health Education England is investing an additional £50 million in 2022/23 to further expand the cancer and diagnostics workforce.

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