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.
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.
Department of Health and Social Care
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