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Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 92158, 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 for radiotherapy; and whether he has taken recent steps to increase the level of capacity for radiotherapy.

Answered on

24 November 2022

In 2019/20, 11 radiotherapy networks were established in England to increase access to specialist skills and improve patient outcomes.

Since 2016, over £160 million has been invested in radiotherapy equipment, which has replaced or upgraded approximately 100 radiotherapy treatment machines.

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